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The hub for tomorrow’s leading media professionals


Northwestern University in Qatar

Located within Qatar’s Education City complex, Northwestern University Qatar, the Qatar campus of America’s renowned institution, prepares students to excel in the fields of Journalism, Communications and Media.

Northwestern University in Qatar


Education City, Qatar


+974 4454 5000


The only NU campus outside the US, NU-Q features all the ultra-modern modern facilities one would expect of a cutting-edge campus.

Designed by renowned American architect Antoine Predock, the university partners with organisations such as Al Jazeera, the Doha Film Institute and the Qatar Computing Research Institute, enabling students to gain an insider’s perspective on the media industry.  It participates regularly in DFI’s annual film festivals including the Ajyal Youth Film Festival and Qumra. 

Highlights of your visit

  • University campus

  • Stunning architecture

  • World-class facilities

NU-Q's workplace community comprises faculty and staff of almost 60 nationalities, bringing years of professional experience.

The vision and ambition of NU-Q is that the professionals who have studied at the university will help bring the story of the Middle East to the wider world and influence the political, cultural and social life of the countries in which they practice their profession.

But NU-Q is not just a media school. It is a community that enriches students’ capacity for critical thinking, broadens their worldview and educates in areas beyond specialty subjects to encourage critical thinking.

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