The Doha Institute for Graduate Studies (DI), founded in 2015, is an independent institution of higher education based in Doha, Qatar. The Institute offers internationally accredited postgraduate MA programs of study in two schools: the School of Social Sciences and Humanities and the School of Public Administration and Development Economics. The Institute adopts an interdisciplinary approach, with the Arabic Language as its primary language for study and research, and fluency in English as a requirement. It has also launched a Ph.D. program in November 2021. DI works to graduate researchers and practitioners who can advance knowledge and better the human condition while upholding the highest scientific and ethical standards; as well as professionals with leadership skills, integrity, and professional competence to satisfy the region’s needs in sustainable development and intellectual, social and professional advancement.
Designated as a not-for-profit, private institution, the DI is operated exclusively for educational, research, and public service purposes. It was founded in 2014, as an autonomous legal entity, by the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies. The DI is licensed as a national institution of higher education by the Supreme Education Council of Qatar.
The Doha Institute is an independent academic institution for postgraduate studies in the social sciences, humanities, public administration, development economics, business administration, clinical and social psychology, social work, conflict management and humanitarian action, critical security studies, and human rights. The Institute realizes its academic purpose by integrating teaching and learning with scientific research in a manner that prepares its graduates to become academic researchers and capable professionals in the social sciences, humanities, public administration and development economics.
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