World Class Campus
AFG College with the University of Aberdeen is a unique partnership between Al Faleh Educational Holding and the University of Aberdeen which opened its doors in September 2017. The establishment of the institution is a significant achievement as AFG College with the University of Aberdeen is the first British university at a dedicated campus offering undergraduate and postgraduate degrees within the State of Qatar.
This exciting University project has been developed under the leadership of H.E. Dr Sheikha Aisha Bint Faleh Al Thani, who identified the need for increased capacity within higher education to support the Qatar National Vision 2030 and to contribute to the development of a stronger knowledge-based economy for the country.
The vision is to deliver an excellent UK higher education experience in Qatar with a strong emphasis on employability. The institution will embrace social inclusion and allow access to university education beyond the academic elite. The university partnership presents the opportunity for those students living and working in Qatar to access a British degree from one of the leading international universities, currently ranked in top 200 universities in the world, as per as Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2023. The vision includes the development of a regional research hub, drawing on the strengths of Aberdeen’s excellence in global academic research and working collaboratively with other Qatar based educational and institutional partners to contribute to the wider knowledge-based economy within the region.
Now in the fourth year of operation, AFG College with the University of Aberdeen will be developed in two phases. Phase one offers undergraduate degrees in Accountancy and Finance, Business Management, Business Management and Information System, Business Management and International Relation and Business Management and Legal Studies. In addition to, postgraduate degrees including MBA Master of Business Administration, MSc International Business Management, LLM International Commercial Law, iPGDE/MEd and MSc International Human Resource Management.
Phase two is the establishment of a large purpose-built university campus offering a range of academic disciplines, with a student capacity of over 4,000.
Since September 2020, AFG College with the University of Aberdeen has had over 600 enrolled students from over 20 nationalities across the globe, both AFG College and the University of Aberdeen are extremely proud to be part of the growing higher education community in Qatar.
|H.E. Dr Sheikha Aisha bint Faleh Al Thani
(Founder and Chairperson of Al Faleh Educational Holding)
H.E. Sheikha Anwar bint Nawaf Al Thani
Find out about the campus in Doha.
Learning Resource Centre
In addition to the College’s on campus facilities in Doha, students enjoy access to the University of Aberdeen’s online learning portal.