Graduate research programs
Texas A&M at Qatar's Centers of Excellence provide unique opportunities for scientific and technical exchanges, bringing world-class expertise to Qatar and sharing locally created knowledge with other parts of the world.
Qatar visa information
Due to Qatari immigration law, all participants are required to have a valid Residence Permit for the State of Qatar. Similar to a United States Green Card, the Qatari Residence Permit is the legal right to reside within Qatar. Texas A&M at Qatar will assist all study abroad students in obtaining a Residence Permit. Once you arrive in Qatar, you will undergo a fingerprint screening, and have certain medical tests as part of your Residence Permit application. You will be tested for the following:
The issuance of a Residence Permit is contingent on the results of these tests. It is recommended that you know your status of the aforementioned prior to deciding whether to participate in the program. If you are unable to secure a Residence Permit you will need to depart Qatar.
Dual citizens must use the same passport used to apply for their visa when securing their Residence Permit.