Published on 4/26/2022

​The Doha Institute for Graduate Studies started its preparations to organize the graduation ceremony for the sixth cohort of master's students on May 12, 2022. The ceremony will be held in the Sports and Events Complex at Qatar University. The total number of graduates for this year is 216, including 144 from the School of Social Sciences and Humanities and 72 from the School of Economics, Administration, and Public Policies.

On this occasion, Dr. Abdul-Wahab Al-Effendi, President of the Doha Institute, expressed his pride in the students of the sixth cohort, wishing them all success. Al-Effendi congratulated the graduates who had reached the conclusion of an important stage of their lives and were preparing to start the next stage of their professional, academic, and research careers.

For his part, Dr. Ibrahim Freihat, Dean of Student Affairs, said:” Preparations are underway to put the final touches on the graduation ceremony of a new cohort in 18 master's programs. The ceremony is a celebration of academic successes, and we are proud of this cohort's graduation; We extend our warmest congratulations and best wishes to all students for achieving the highest levels of excellence in their future careers”.

It is noteworthy that the organization of the graduation ceremony is among the established ceremonial traditions at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies. Over the past years, the Institute has celebrated the graduation of the first cohort in 2017, which included 101 students, and the second cohort in 2018, which included 157 students, in addition to the graduation of 161 within the third cohort in 2019. The fourth cohort included 153 graduates and the fifth cohort of 2021 included 215 graduates.

It should be noted that the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies, which was established in 2015, is an independent institution of higher education based in Doha, Qatar. The Institute offers internationally accredited postgraduate master's programs in two schools: The School of Social Sciences and Humanities and the School of Economics, Administration, and Public Policy. DI adopts a multidisciplinary approach in which the Arabic language is the primary language of study and research, and fluency in English is a requirement. The Institute also launched its PhD program in November 2021. DI works to graduate researchers and practitioners who can advance knowledge and better the human condition while upholding the highest scientific and ethical standards; as well as professionals with leadership skills, integrity, and professional competence to satisfy the region’s needs in sustainable development and intellectual, social and professional advancement.