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Posted On: 11 May 2023 05:00 pm
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What can you find at Qatar's Education City

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Education City, located in Al Rayyan, is a sprawling 12 sq. km. campus that houses multiple world-renowned educational & research institutes.

It is also home to the Qatar National Library, a beautiful park, a mosque and more! Let's explore what you can find at Education City!

What are the schools & universities at Education City?

Education City
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In terms of K-12 education, you can find various programs ranging from IB-accredited school systems to specialized schools. They also offer undergraduate to postdoctoral degrees. Some programs include media, international affairs, medicine, engineering, business, arts and more.


  • Qatar Academy Al Khor
  • Qatar Academy Al Wakra
  • Qatar Academy Doha
  • Qatar Academy for Science and Technology
  • Qatar Academy Msheireb
  • Qatar Academy Sidra
  • Qatar Leadership Academy
  • Qatar Music Academy
  • Renad Academy
  • Awsaj Academy
  • Tariq Bin Ziad School
  • Academyati

Universities & other centers

  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Georgetown University
  • Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU)
  • Northwestern University
  • Texas A&M University
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Art
  • Weill Cornell Medicine
  • HEC Paris
  • Academic Bridge Program
  • The Learning Center
  • Education Development Institute
  • Multaqa

Education City in numbers

  • Total Students: 10,600
  • Universities: 8
  • Schools: 13

What else can you find at Education City?

Apart from universities and schools, Education City also houses the:

Qatar National Library

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This is a beautiful place for book lovers to spend the day at. The library's resources and study materials are at your disposal here. Have you visited the library yet?!

RELATED: 7 things to explore at the Qatar National Library

Education City Stadium

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This stadium is referred to as the diamond in the desert. It was opened on 15 June 2020 and hosted matches during the Qatar 2022 World Cup.

RELATED: Places to visit near Education City Stadium

Education City Mosque

Here are mosques conducting Friday sermons in English
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This stunning mosque has Arabic calligraphy on its walls, and the minarets look futuristic. The mosque offers a vast area for female and male worshippers and conducts Friday sermons in English.

RELATED: Here's a list of mosques conducting Friday sermons in English

Oxygen Park

Oxygen Park
Walking and jogging tracks at the park.

This vast green space covers an area of 130,000 square meters and has walking tracks, a jogging lane, a waterfall feature and more that you can enjoy!

RELATED: Things to do at Oxygen Park

Qur'anic Botanic Garden

    Qur'anic Botanic Garden
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    At the Qur'anic Botanic Garden (QBG), you can find plants that are mentioned in the Holy Qur'an. Visit and learn more about the flora, including desert, tropical and Mediterranean plants.

    RELATED: What is the Qur'anic Botanic Garden in Qatar and what is its significance

    Torba Farmers Market

    Torba Farmer's Market - Plant and seed swap area
    Bring a plant, and receive new seeds to add to your garden.

    Torba Farmers Market is a communal space where you can buy fresh produce, local products, food, coffee, and more. It is a dog-friendly place too!

    RELATED: What to see and do at Torba Farmers Market [2023]

    Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art

    Display of artifacts
    Displays of artifacts

    This place hosts many permanent collections and temporary exhibitions and is one of the must-see museums in Qatar!

    RELATED: All about Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art

    Al Shaqab

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    Al Shaqab is an equine centre established in 1992 to preserve Qatar's rich equine heritage. Many tours are available to learn more about these magnificent creatures and to look at the indoor & outdoor arenas, the stables and more.

    RELATED: All about the Al Shaqab tour: meet and connect with Arabian horses

    Education City Golf Club

    Education City Golf Club
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    The Educational City Golf Club has three golf courses. It is known for hosting the European Tour and the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters. It offers lessons and includes rental facilities as well.

    The Gallery at VCUarts Qatar

    The Gallery at VCUarts Qatar
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    This is a non-profit venue dedicated to contemporary art and design in Doha. This multi-purpose space hosts many events and activities to showcase the art and design landscape of Qatar.

    How to move around Education City?

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    Thanks to the Education City Tram, travel within Education City is very easy!

    The blue and yellow lines majorly cover the institutes, other buildings, and places like the Qatar National Library, Education City Mosque, Ceremonial Green Spine, and more!

    What can you do via the Education City App?

    Education City App
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    Education City also hosts a range of activities and classes like language classes, yoga sessions, workout sessions, community sports activities and more! You can check the schedules on the website or their dedicated app, book and enjoy!

    They also have a membership plan for some of these classes and workshops.



    Source: Education City, Education City App

    Have you explored Education City yet? Did you check out all these buildings? Do let us know in the comments below. Do share this article - it keeps us going!