Texas A&M University at Qatar
The inaugural class of Texas A&M at Qatar began on 7 Sept. 2003, with 29 students, of whom 24 were Qatari and 15 of these were female students.
More than 600 engineers have graduated from Texas A&M at Qatar since 2007.
Research emphasis areas include environmental issues, advanced water treatment technologies, chemical process safety, petroleum reservoir studies, mathematical modeling, machinery and controls, telecommunications, transportation and roads, electric power generation, distribution and machinery, chemistry, and physics.
Research activities that address issues important to the State of Qatar are valued at more than $196 million.
Texas A&M at Qatar has more than 20 student organizations and clubs representing students’ diversified interests that range from academic activities to entertainment. Clubs activities range from hosting lectures and art exhibitions to organizing sports activities and environmental awareness activities.
A student leadership exchange program takes place in the spring of each academic year where 10 students from College Station visit the Qatar campus for a week over spring break and in return 10 Texas A&M at Qatar students visit the College Station campus for a week over their spring break.
Texas A&M University
Texas A&M University opened its doors in 1876 as Texas’ first public institution of higher learning. Today, Texas A&M stands as a research-intensive flagship university dedicated to sending Aggie leaders out into the world prepared to take on the challenges of tomorrow.
A comprehensive and broad overview of the main campus can be found here.