The mission of the Doctoral Studies program at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies is to nurture accomplished scholars and innovative researchers through world-class training in a dynamic and cross-disciplinary intellectual environment. Doctoral students at the DI will master key concepts, methodologies and theories to emerge as well-rounded scholars who are critically aware of the Arab region's pressing issues and are able to engage with them in a globalized context.


The Doctoral Studies program is a cornerstone in realizing the DI's objective of becoming an international center of excellence that advances knowledge in social sciences and humanities. The dissemination of this knowledge will further enhance the vibrant and creative scholarly community that already exists at the DI.