Qatar- Summer 2018

This program is very competitive and offers sophomores, juniors and seniors an experience to live and study in Doha for a 7 week summer term. Students will live in dorms with students from various parts of the world. This gives students an opportunity to learn about different nationalities.

      • Semester: Summer 2018
      • Majors: Summer - All Engineering Majors
      • Application Deadline: February 17, 2018

Location Information

Doha, Qatar

Doha, which means the big tree, is the capital and most populous city of the State of Qatar. The city is located on the coast of the Persian Gulf in the east of the country. 50% of the national population lives either in Doha or suburbs around it. Hence, it is also the economic center of the country. Texas A&M University at Qatar is located in Education City, Al Rayyan. There are several landmarks and historic sites to visit in this area. 


Click here to read about previous students' experience in Qatar!

Courses Offered

Students can look in HOWDY for courses offered at TAMUQ in the previous year.

Eligibility & Requirements

  • Undergraduate student status. Good standing with the university
  • GPR of 2.75 or higher
  • Sophomore, Junior or Senior classification
  • Any engineering major can apply
Foreign Language Requirement

None! All courses are taught in English by Texas A&M University-Qatar faculty.

Funding Opportunities

A selection committee will review student applications and select students they feel are qualified to participate in the program. The College of Engineering will cover - housing, airfare and insurance for most students selected for the program.

Additional Scholarships

The Study Abroad Office offers the following scholarships:

  • Student Academic Fund (SAF) Scholarship (need-based)
  • International Education Fund Scholarship (IEFS) (merit-based)

Get more information and apply for all scholarships through the University Scholarship Application. The deadline for all scholarship applications is February 1, 2018.

Funding is available in many forms. For complete information on funding opportunities, please visit the Study Abroad Program Office - Financial Resources.


Students must have a passport or proof of passport application by the program application deadline. TAMU students are encouraged to apply on campus at the Study Abroad Programs Office. For more information click here.

Contact Information

Contact in the Qatar Support Office for more information.