Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar
: جامعة كارنيجي ميلون في قطر), is one of the branch campuses of Carnegie Mellon University
, located in Doha
. It is Carnegie Mellon's first undergraduate branch campus, is a member of the Qatar Foundation
, and began graduating students in May 2008.
Carnegie Mellon Qatar currently has approximately 300 students, 60 faculty and postdoctoral researchers, and 90 staff.
Carnegie Mellon Qatar is part of Education City
, a sprawling 'multi-versity' on the outskirts of Doha
that currently houses eight other university campuses from the United States and Europe. Each of these universities was selected by Qatar Foundation to offer specific degree programs, mostly in disciplines for which the schools are particularly renowned.
The degrees issued by Carnegie Mellon are the same degrees and curriculum that students receive at the Pittsburgh campus. Undergraduate degrees are offered in Computer Science
, Business Administration
, Information Systems
, and is soon to begin a biological sciences degree in conjunction with Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar
The curriculum, like that of the main campus, emphasizes a liberal arts education with specialization in a major. The majority of the faculty teach in fields outside the Qatar Campus's major disciplines creating a broad range of offerings including literature, writing, history, architecture,... Read More