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As a chosen World Cup stadium, the Education City Stadium reflects the combined goal of Qatar Foundation and Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy to make the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ a catalyst for social and human development.

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Education City Stadium

Located in the heart of Education City – a knowledge center nurturing tomorrow’s leaders – the stadium will host up to the quarter-finals stage during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™. It is destined to serve the sustainable, green, and healthy living needs of the future. Dubbed the “Diamond in the Desert” owing to its façade, Education City Stadium features triangles that form complex, diamond-esque geometrical patterns, appearing to change color with the sun's movement across the sky. By night, the façade puts on a colorful light show, making it even more eye-catching.

How to get there?


    The Education City Stadium is accessible by car. Parking is available in a dedicated parking lot.



    The stadium is accessible by Doha Metro and is also connected to the Education City tram system.


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Like diamonds, the stadium's design represents quality, durability and resilience, and will become something to be treasured – both for the memories it holds and its future value to the country and region.

Education City Stadium opened in June 15th, 2020 and hosted its first official match on September 3rd, 2020, played in the 2020–21 Qatar Stars League season.

It is one of the eight official FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ stadiums and has a capacity of 40,000 seats with 20 percent of its building materials identified as green. After the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ the stadium will retain 20,000 seats for university athletics, while the rest will be donated to countries requiring sporting infrastructure. 

Education City Stadium received three awards from the Gulf Organisation for Research & Development (GORD) in recognition of its excellence in sustainability.

As with all FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ stadiums, advanced cooling technologies ensure comfortable temperatures year-round for players and fans, while access for fans with disabilities is excellent. Those looking for even more comfort can enjoy the game from hospitality and VIP areas. As they arrive, fans will see many green spaces and state-of-the-art amenities surrounding the venue, all built with an eye on sustainability and the future. Facilities include football training pitches, a golf course and shops.

Education City Stadium received three awards from the Gulf Organisation for Research & Development (GORD): a five-star rating in Global Sustainability Assessment System (GSAS) Design & Build certification, Class A* rating in GSAS Construction Management, and GSAS Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio certification. These awards are testament to Qatar's commitment to delivering sustainable infrastructure for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™.

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Around 85% of building materials used in Education City Stadium were regionally sourced, while 29% were from recycled materials. Carbon dioxide sensors ensure ventilation and indoor air quality, while an efficient irrigation design aims to minimise landscape water consumption.

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