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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 deliver select programs that will contribute to the long-term development of Qatar. Today, Carnegie Mellon Qatar offers undergraduate programs in biological sciencesbusiness administrationcomputational biologycomputer science, and information systems.

Qatar Foundation

Early in 1995, His Highness Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani, now the Father Amir, shared a vision with Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser while sitting under a tent at Umm Qrayba farm. Together, they conceived a plan for the future development of their country that would provide Qatari citizens with a greater choice in education, health and social progress. To turn this dream into reality, they founded Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development. Today, Qatar Foundation leads the human, social, and economic development of Qatar through education and research.

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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

John O'Brien

John O'Brien

Senior Associate Dean, Faculty and Outreach; Associate Professor, Accounting and Experimental Economics

Selma Limam Mansar

Selma Limam Mansar

Senior Associate Dean, Education; Teaching Professor, Information Systems

Kemal Oflazer

Kemal Oflazer

Associate Dean, Research; Teaching Professor, Computer Science


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.