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Carnegie Mellon in the heart of the Middle East

For more than a century, Carnegie Mellon University has challenged the curious and passionate to imagine and deliver work that matters. A private, top-ranked and global university, Carnegie Mellon sets its own course with programs that inspire creativity and collaboration.

In 2004, Carnegie Mellon and Qatar Foundation began a partnership to bring our own unique style of education to Qatar. Our campus brings together the best of both worlds – CMU’s creative, visionary approach and Qatar’s drive for knowledge and advancement. Today, Carnegie Mellon Qatar offers undergraduate programs in biological sciencesbusiness administration, computer science, and information systems. More than 400 students from 60 countries call Carnegie Mellon Qatar home.

Qatar Foundation

Qatar Foundation (QF) is a non-profit organization made up of more than 50 entities working in education, research, and community development.QF’s unique ecosystem—supported by partnerships with leading international institutions—is built on initiatives that address the most pressing challenges, create global opportunities, and empower people to shape the present and future.

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Education City

Education City, Qatar Foundation’s flagship initiative, is a campus that spans more than 12 square kilometers and hosts branch campuses of some of the world’s leading educational institutes, a homegrown university, and other research, scholastic, and community centers.

Together, these institutes make Education City a unique model of academic and research excellence, pioneering a new approach to multidisciplinary, global education and enabling breakthroughs that benefit Qatar and the rest of the world.

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Carnegie Mellon ranks among the world’s top universities.

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Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar is led by the dean, who reports to the provost of Carnegie Mellon University.

Michael Trick

Michael Trick

Dean, Harry B. and James H. Higgins Professor of Operations Research

Selma Limam Mansar

Selma Limam Mansar

Senior Associate Dean, Faculty and Research; Full Teaching Professor, Information Systems

Dudley Reynolds

Dudley Reynolds

Senior Associate Dean, Education; Full Teaching Professor, English

Annette Vincent

Annette Vincent

Associate Dean, Diversity and Climate; Associate Teaching Professor, Biological Sciences


Carnegie Mellon University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA. The Commission may be contacted by telephone at 00 + 1 + 267 284 5000 or by email at info@msche.org or espanolinfo@msche.org (Spanish/Español).

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program offered at the Qatar Campus and at the university’s main campus is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).


Carnegie Mellon Ethics Hotline

The health, safety and well-being of the university community are top priorities at Carnegie Mellon University. CMU provides a hotline that all members of the university community should use to confidentially report suspected unethical activity relating to financial matters, academic and student life, human relations, health and campus safety or research.

Students, faculty and staff can anonymously file a report by calling 1-877-700-7050 or visiting www.reportit.net (user name: tartans; password: plaid). All submissions will be reported to appropriate university personnel.

The hotline is NOT an emergency service.