Published on 4/6/2023

The Doha Institute for Graduate Studies has announced the start of preparation for the graduation ceremony of the seventh cohort of master’s students which will be held on May 18, 2023, in the Ritz-Carlton Hotel. 

The preparations have started early to celebrate the 196 expected graduates for this year with 129 students from the School of Social Sciences and Humanities and 67 from the School of Economics, Administration and Public Policies. 

On this occasion, Dr. Ibrahim Freihat, Dean of Student Affairs, explained that the graduation ceremony is the most important annual event organized by the Doha Institute, which was established to contribute to the attempts to advance scientific research in the social, human and administrative sciences, and to produce original knowledge that interacts with global research production. Dr Freihat added that in order to achieve this mission, the Institute has adopted, since its inception, international academic standards of an advanced level in all the disciplines it provides. Those standards qualify the master’s degree graduates of the DI to experiencing higher education in doctoral disciplines in other prestigious international universities. Dr Freihat concluded by congratulating the graduates who have ably concluded an important stage of their research work and academic life. 

For her part, Ms. Eman Al-Sulaiti, Executive Director of the Administrative and Financial Division at the DI, stated that the preparations are underway to put the final touches for a distinguished graduation ceremony for yet another cohort armed with science and knowledge and supportive of the sustainable development process. 

Ms. Al-Sulaiti pointed out that the DI celebrated the graduation of six cohorts already. Since its inception, the total number of graduates has reached 1040 with 18 internationally accredited master's programs that the DI offers through the two schools: the School of Social Sciences and Humanities and the School of Economics, Administration and Public Policy. The DI also offers 8 programs in the PhD track in: Development Economics, Public Administration, Politics and International Relations, Linguistics and Arabic Lexicography, History, Sociology and Anthropology, Media Studies, and Critical Security Studies.