A two-year program focusing on women's studies in general and Arab women in particular. It draws from a variety of disciplines, including economic and social theory; development and policy studies; and law and communication studies.
The MA in Women, Society and Development is a two-year interdisciplinary program focusing on issues related to women in the context of social and economic development in the Middle East, as well as women’s various roles in the advancement of their communities and societies. It draws on a variety of disciplines in social sciences and humanities, ranging from economic and social theory, to development and policy studies, to law and communication studies.
The program fulfills Qatar’s aspiration to contribute to global sustainable development in matters related to women and gender issues. It also provides the nation with a think-tank capability on women-related issues that can be used for coherent national policy-making that crosses the commercial, health, education and family sectors.
The program is open to all those interested in developing expertise in a wide variety of issues related to women, society and development in the Middle East.
The launch of an MA program focusing on Arab women's studies marks another milestone in Qatar’s track record, as it comes at a time when the entire world is calling for the development of education systems.”