HBKU Colleges | Research and learning in 5 disciplines


HBKU has interdisciplinary colleges comprising a research and learning community where every person can experience the advantages of research education. It seeks faculty whose research significantly advances knowledge for the solution of complex problems, the creation of new ideas, and enhances their teaching. Master's students will work closely with faculty across basic, applied and translational research.

Through these colleges, HBKU will offer opportunities for students to engage in inquiry and discovery. Students will be encouraged to broaden their intellectual depth by seeking out problems and working through solutions which lie at the crossroads of traditional disciplines, with existing and new partners. HBKU graduates will emerge as global citizens with life-long learning skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving, teamwork, and communications which will enable them to not only compete, but also succeed in the global market.

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

With a vision to enrich society, CHSS provides transformative educational programs that bridge disciplinary boundaries, nurturing a diverse body of academically grounded and socially responsible global citizens.


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College of Science and Engineering

CSE offers programs in the fields of science, engineering and technology aimed at serving societal needs, with a focus on an integrated multi-disciplinary curriculum and research in science and engineering.


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College of Law

CL offers the MENA region’s first Juris Doctor program, preparing leaders who can manage multi-faceted relationships that span across different legal systems and who have a command of a wide range of skills.

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College of Health and Life Sciences

CHLS is a new college founded to educate the future leaders in the field of health and life sciences, the science of preventing disease, prolonging life, and promoting health through concerted efforts by society and individuals. 

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College of Public Policy

The College of Public Policy (CPP) is the newest college launched by HBKU and reflects the priority the university places on supporting and contributing to effective policy development towards implementation of the Qatar National Vision 2030.

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