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As part of a long-term strategy to diversify away from dependency on hydrocarbons and move towards a more knowledge-based economy, Qatar has placed considerable importance on education and training. Qatar National Vision 2030 (QNV 2030), the country’s long-term national development blueprint, sees neither development nor progress without an...

How much funding has been allocated for research in the state, and what role is the educational community playing in research-related initiatives?

One area of research in which Qatar is forging ahead these days is that of medical and health sciences. Behind the mass of new studies and projects now ongoing in the state lies Qatar Foundation (QF), although a number of other institutions are also deeply involved in this multi-application research.

The Qatar National Research Strategy (QNRS) 2012 details the nation’s vision of becoming a global centre for research and development (R&D), excellence and innovation. This forms part of overall plans to develop human capital and institutions, build and maintain a diversified and competitive economy, improve the health and social well-being...

What was the rationale behind the creation of HBKU, and what will the mandate of the organisation be in relation to Education City?

Chapter | Education & Research from The Report: Qatar 2014

As part of a long-term strategy to diversify away from dependency on hydrocarbons and move towards a more knowledge-based economy, Qatar has placed considerable importance on education and training. Due to the fact that the Foreign Investment Law exempts the education sector from the requirement to have a local Qatari partner or sponsor, the opportunities for foreign investment and partnerships...