Campus Consortium member

Northwestern University in Qatar

Northwestern University in Qatar draws from its parent organization, Northwestern University (Evanston, Illinois), a distinguished history, famous programs and an exceptional faculty. Founded 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.

Northwestern University in Qatar, founded in 2008, offers top-ranked programs in journalism and communication. Graduates of NU-Q earn either a bachelor of science degree in journalism or a bachelor of science degree in communication with all the technical skills required to launch rewarding professional careers. NU-Q also offers students the opportunity to complete a certificate in Middle East studies and a minor in media and politics.

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

NU-Q is not just a media school, however; it's a community of students who undertake a broad and rigorous curriculum in the liberal arts that enriches their capacity for critical thinking and broadens their world-view. The university ensures that graduates are broadly educated in areas beyond their specialties with an emphasis on cultivating flexibility of mind and a capacity for critical thinking and clear expression.

2018 Pulitzer Center Student Fellow Washington Weekend Livestreams

Friday, October 26, 2018 (All day) to Saturday, October 27, 2018 (All day)

Watch student fellow presentations and professional journalist panels on the Pulitzer Center's Youtube channel.

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The Hidden Lives of Migrant Workers

Tuesday, February 07, 2017 - 12:00PM

Ana Santos, Allison Shelley and Tom Hundley visit Campus Consortium partner Northwestern in Qatar to discuss migrant worker exchange programs that are more than just cultural immersion.

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My Generation: Youth and Change in the Gulf

Wednesday, February 04, 2015 - 11:30AM

Join award-winning reporter, Caryle Murphy, for a discussion on the changing political, social, and economic landscape facing the Gulf's rising generation.

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