​The Doha Institute for Graduate Studies is an independent academic institution for postgraduate studies in the social sciences, humanities, public administration, and development economics. The DI realizes its academic purpose by integrating teaching and learning with scientific research in a manner that prepares its graduates to become academic researchers and capable professionals in the social sciences, humanities, public administration and development economics.

The DI aims through its teaching and learning programs and the research activities of its faculty to achieve its message of universal participation by preparing a new generation of academics and researchers who are independent thinkers and proficient in using international scientific standards and modern interdisciplinary research methodologies and tools, and leading professionals who can advance human knowledge and respond to the needs of the Arab region, resulting in social, cultural and intellectual development. 

The DI will adopt the Arabic Language as the main language for study and research, supported by other common languages. 

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