Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) was established in 2005 alongside eight other elite international universities in Education City in partnership with Qatar Foundation. GU-Q is an integral part of Georgetown University, delivering the renowned School of Foreign Service’s Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service (BSFS): a liberal arts program offering majors in International Politics, International History, Culture and Politics, and International Economics. Several MA programs are in development. Degrees are issued by Georgetown University. GU-Q is a research-focused, student-oriented institution with a globally competitive research and publications record; it houses its own Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS). We value interdisciplinarity. Faculty and students also benefit from the opportunities offered by the wider academic eco-system of Education City.
There are currently no faculty vacancies available.
Benefits and Allowances
The expatriate benefits package includes: fully-furnished high-quality housing, transportation allowance, annual family home leave allowance, international health insurance, generous private school tuition support for accompanying children, and more.
Life in Qatar
Boasting one of the highest per capita income in the world, Qatar is emerging as one of the fastest growing economies in the Middle East. It offers a uniquely diverse and family-friendly environment. Ranked the safest country in the world in 2020, it is connected by direct flights to over 160 destinations in 90 countries.
Below you will find links to resources that you may find helpful as you consider employment at GU-Q:
Teaching at GU-Q (Video Gallery)
GU-Q Campus Virtual Tour
GU-Q Faculty Resource Hub