Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar
, also known as SFSQ
, is a branch campus of the Georgetown University Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service
situated in Doha
. The satellite campus, which joined Education City
in 2005, is a joint venture between Qatar Foundation
and Georgetown University. The curriculum of these majors is identical to that offered in Georgetown's main campus.
In 2005 the SFS joined four other U.S. universities in opening a campus in Education City
. All costs for the development of this campus are paid for by the non-profit Qatar Foundation
. The requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service degree are the same as those of the Washington campus. Classes started in August 2005 with 25 students. By August 2007, the student body grew to 110 students, and by 2011 to approximately 200.
Georgetown University began studying the feasibility of opening a campus of the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service in Qatar
in October 2002, when the Qatar Foundation
, which is funding the entire enterprise, first... Read More