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Education System Overview

In the 2019-2020 academic year, 29 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in Qatar.

Academic year: September – June/July

Major school holidays/breaks:

Mid-Year Break in February (2 weeks)
National Sports Day (February 13, 2018)
Ramadan (May 16-June 14, 2018)
Eid Al Fitr (June 15-17, 2018)
EId Al Adha (August 21-24, 2018)
National Day (December 18, 2018)

Major exam period(s): January/February and June 

Structure of the University System

Years of study required to earn a bachelor's degree: 4 years

The language of instruction in universities: Arabic, English

Degrees offered: Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate