Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q)
Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) draws from its parent organization, Northwestern University (NU), a distinguished history, famous programs, and an exceptional faculty. Founded in 2008 in partnership with Qatar Foundation, NU-Q provides a framework through which students explore the world and, ultimately, shape its future through its distinguished schools of communication, journalism, and liberal arts.
Ranked #10 in the United States by US News & World Report and in the top 20 universities worldwide by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, Northwestern is the highest ranked American university in the Middle East.
Upon graduating, NU-Q (Education City, Doha, Qatar) students receive the identical degree as students completing their education at NU (Evanston, Illinois, USA).