Skip to main content


Northwestern University in Qatar

Northwestern Qatar is educating the next generation of journalists and media professionals, offering academic programs in journalism, media, and communication as one of the premier research universities.


Northwestern Qatar

To explore the world of media and communication, study at Northwestern Qatar, a modern media school that opened in Qatar in 2008. As a leading Qatar Foundation partner university, NU-Q offers undergraduate education in journalism and communication with a strong liberal arts foundation.

Northwestern Qatar’s programs are ranked as some of the best in the world and prepare the students to become leaders in the global media industry as executives, journalists, producers, directors, editors, and much more.

Northwestern University in Qatar


Education City, Al Luqta St


+974 4454 5100


Highlights of your visit

  • University campus

  • Stunning architecture

  • World-class facilities

NU-Q's workplace community comprises faculty and staff of almost 60 nationalities, bringing years of professional experience.

The vision and ambition of NU-Q is that the professionals who have studied at the university will help bring the story of the Middle East to the wider world and influence the political, cultural and social life of the countries in which they practice their profession.

But NU-Q is not just a media school. It is a community that enriches students’ capacity for critical thinking, broadens their worldview and educates in areas beyond specialty subjects to encourage critical thinking.

Useful information


Education City, Al Luqta St

Not to miss

Northwestern University in Qatar