Why VCUarts Qatar

Watch H.E. Sheikha Al-Mayassa Al Thani's remarkable endorsement of VCUarts Qatar, the value of studying art & design, and the amazing accomplishments of our alumni! 

  • VCUarts Qatar is the Qatar campus of the prestigious Virginia Commonwealth University’s VCU Arts, the #1 public university arts & design program in the US and #2 over all. 
  • VCUarts Qatar is committed to your journey as an artist, designer or historian.
  • VCUarts Qatar offers the practical, professional and personal skills needed to make a life in the arts. 
  • VCUarts Qatar inspires creativity, the free and open exchange of ideas, critical thinking, intellectual curiosity, freedom of expression, and intellectual integrity.
  • The faculty and current students at VCUarts Qatar represent more than 40 countries/nationalities.
  • With more than 500 alumni from 44 countries, VCUarts Qatar's alumni body is growing and flourishing. 
  • Our alumni are employed at Qatar Museums including the Museum of Islamic Art, Mathaf Arab Museum of Modern Art and Doha Fire Station. Other companies employing our alumni are Ashghal, Aspire, Doha Film Institute, Enterprise Qatar, International Bank of Qatar, Qatar National Bank, Ministry of Civil Defense, Ministry of Interior, Msheireb Properties, Ooredoo, Qatar 2015 Handball Committee, Qatar Airways, Qatar Foundation, Qatar University, Qatari Diar Real Estate, RasGas, Woqood, Total Qatar, Salam Enterprise, Private Engineering Office, and many others. 
  • Other alumni have gone on to graduate degree programs at prestigious institutions such as Royal College of Art (London, UK), Rhode Island School of Design (USA), School of the Art Institute of Chicago (USA),  Hamad bin Khalifa University (Qatar), HEC Paris (France), University College London (UK), New York University (USA), University of Edinburgh’s College of the Arts (UK), University of Vermont (USA), and Virginia Commonwealth University (USA) and Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar.

Office of Admissions

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Doha - QATAR

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