Doctoral Studies

    Policy 
    ​Ratification Date 
    ​PDF

    ​​Admissions

    ​09/09/2021

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    ​Registration

    ​09/09/2021

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    ​Scholarships

    ​09/09/2021

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    ​Prospectus and Comprehensive Exam

    ​09/09/2021

    ​​Download here 

    Dissertation

    11/11/2021

    ​​Download here 


     Masters Programs

    Policy 

    ​Ratification Date

    PDF

    ​Student Admission

    11/2021

    Download here (available only in Arabic)

    Academic Advising

    10/2017

    Download here

    Academic Conduct Policy 

    ​11/2020

    Download here 

    Academic Standing

    ​10/2015

    ​​Download here

    Assessment and Examination​

    01/2018

    Download here (available only in Arabic)

    Attendance

    ​5/2018

    Download here (available only in Arabic)

    Auditing

    ​10/2015

    Download here

    Change of Program

    ​10/2015

    Download here

    Class Schedule

    ​10/2015

    Download here

    Course approval and withdrawal

    ​10/2015

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    Course Numbering and Referencing 

    ​10/2015

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    Course Registration

    ​10/2015

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    Credit Hours, Study Time and Modes of Teaching

    ​10/2015

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    Credit Transfer

    ​12/2020

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    Degree and Graduation Clearance

    ​10/2015

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    Enrollment and Residency 

    ​10/2018

    ​Download here (available only in Arabic)

    Grading System (applies for 2019 students and before)

    ​10/2015

    Download here  

    ​Grading System (applies for 2020 students and above)

    ​05/2018

    Download here (available only in Arabic)

    Major Modifications to Existing Programs

    ​10/2015

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    ​​Student Records and Data

    07/2017

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    New Degree Program Approval

    ​10/2015

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    Pre-requisites and Co-requisites 

    ​05/2016

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    Program Closure

    ​10/2015

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    Resits and Incompletes

    ​10/2018

    Download here (available only in Arabic)

    Scholarship

    ​10/2018

    Download here (available only in Arabic)

    ​Student Council

    ​09/2017

    Download here (available only in Arabic) 

    Student Academic Appeals

    ​11/2018

    Download here (available only in Arabic) 

    ​Sexual Harassment Policy

    ​03/2018

    ​Download here (available only in Arabic)

    Student Code of Conduct

    05/2017

    Download here (available only in Arabic) 

    Student Complaints and Grievances

    ​10/2015

    Download here 

    Student Identification and Card Number

    ​10/2015

    Download here

    ​Compulsory Student Work 

    05/2018

    Download here (available only in Arabic)

    Thesis Grading System (applies for 2019 students and before)

    ​10/2018

    Download here 
    Download here 

    (both attachments are available only in Arabic)

    Tuition and Fees


    18/02/2020

    18/10/2021

    Download here

    Download the Attachment here

    (both attachments are available only in Arabic)

    ​Institutional Effectiveness Framework

    ​03/2016

    Download here 

    ​Sabbatical policy 

    ​04/2020

    ​Download here (available only in Arabic)

    ​Faculty Promotion Policy

    ​02/2022

    Download here ​​(available only in Arabic)

    Policy of Development and adoption 

    ​11/2021

    Download here ​​(available only in Arabic)

    ​Diversity 
    ​11/2021
    Download here
    ​Post Doctoral Fellowship 
    ​11/2021
    Download here ​​(available only in Arabic)
    Professor of Practice​02/2022Download here



    Acknowledgement:

    The DI acknowledges with gratitude the universities listed below, whose academic policies published on their websites were usefully consulted by us in the process of formulating our own policies. 

    • American University of Beirut (Lebanon)

    • Antioch University (USA)

    • Georgetown University – Qatar (Qatar)

    • Harvard University (USA)

    • Indiana University South East (USA)

    • McGill University (Canada)

    • Monash University (Australia)

    • Northwestern University – Qatar (Qatar)

    • Princeton University (USA)

    • Qatar University (Qatar)

    • School of Oriental and African Studies – University of London (UK)

    • Simon Fraser University (Canada)

    • Stetson University (USA)

    • University of Colorado (USA)

    • University of Durham (UK)

    • University of Exeter (UK)

    • University of Houston (USA)

    • University of Illinois at Chicago (USA)

    • University of Iowa (USA)

    • University of Manchester (UK)

    • University of Michigan (USA)

    • University of Nottingham (UK)

    • University of Ottawa (Canada)

    • University of Oxford (UK)

    • Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand)

    • Yale University (USA) ​​​​​​​