Admission Requirements

​Admission Conditions:

All applicants must fill in the online application form and submit, where indicated, all required and supporting documents. Please read the following admission requirements and conditions carefully and then go to the online application page:

1. The applicant must have earned a bachelor's degree (Full time study)  or its equivalent and obtain one of the minimum grades mentioned in the attached table.

2. The applicant must have earned a bachelor's degree in the last five years.

3. Students in their final BA year are eligible to apply for admission if they obtain their final degrees by August 1st of the same year.

4. The applicant must be able to study and research academically in Arabic with a measure of English language proficiency, note that speakers of languages other than Arabic will be invited to take an Arabic test (oral and written) before admission.

5. Applicants can submit one application only. duplicate applications will be disregarded.

6. EMPA scholarships are not offered. Thus, applicable students in this program are required to pay the fees, unless they provide documents proving any governmental institution undertake fees instead.

Admission Requirements:

1. Fill in the application from in full, with all the required and supporting documents (We regret for not being able to review the missing files).
2. Copy of official identification (Passport for International students - Qatari ID for citizens and residents of Qatar).
3. A bachelor's degree certified by official authorities.
4. Undergraduate transcripts certified by official authorities including all transferred courses if any. Senior year students submit their latest transcripts.
5. A minimum of TWO references from academics familiar with the applicant's work requested via the online application form. An additional letter of recommendation may be submitted by a supervisor from previous employment.

6. Applicants are exempted from the English Language requirement for admission. However, they must submit a valid minimum IELTS academic score 5.5 or 6; or TOEFL iBT score 59, or enroll into the English classes offered by DI through the study years.

     *Applicants are exempt from the English language requirement If they obtained a bachelor's degree from one of the universities that adopt the English language as a teaching path.

7. The applicant must submit a certificate of experience from the employer for a period of no less than 3 years, indicating the job title, which includes only (Section head, manager, director or equivalent). 

8. A personal statement (Content and Instruction File).pdf

9. Updated curriculum vitae (CV).

For any academic questions please contact the School of Public Administration and Development Economics.