Education City in Doha, Qatar boasts top-rated facilities. Six U.S. universities, including Northwestern, currently have branch campuses on the premises.
NU-Q currently occupies the top floor of the Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar building. Our permanent facility will be completed in 2013.
Graduates of Northwestern University in Qatar will be prepared to work as reporters, multi-media producers, editors, public relations professionals, filmmakers, screenwriters, government regulators, and media analysts.
Students take part a “learn by doing” philosophy with hands-on assignments and projects.
The curriculum at NU-Q stresses both technical expertise and creative thinking.
Students learn the latest techniques in digital journalism, TV, radio, and print.
In addition to its educational opportunities, NU-Q offers a variety of programs and activities for students, including a women's basketball league.
Like any typical university, NU-Q has a library and lounge where students study and write papers.
Students at NU-Q have access to the latest media equipment available.
The curriculum at NU-Q prepares graduates for careers in print, broadcast or online journalism at leading media outlets.
The Student Center is open to all members of the Education City community. It offers meeting/conference rooms, fitness areas, theaters, a food court, and sculpture garden.
The Student Center sculpture is one of the largest in the world. Artist Jan Hendrix titled the work “Helix,” and it mimics the geographic shapes seen in vegetation, rivers, and natural and artificial networks.
NU-Q students come from the Gulf region and around the world. Currently, the student body is comprised of nearly 120 students, representing over 30 different national identities.
NU-Q facilities boast two video/television studios where students take part in all aspects of production.
Students learn multimedia storytelling to prepare for the changing media landscape.
Dean Everette E. Dennis and the Class of 2016 show their Wildcat pride.