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International Student Services

VCUarts Qatar is privileged to have international students join its vibrant community of creative individuals. As international students prepare to arrive in Qatar, the Student Life and Engagement Office connects them with important information regarding visas, resident permits, and housing.

Student Visa and Resident Permit:

All international students are required to obtain a student visa and a resident permit to study in Qatar. The visa application process can take several weeks, so it is important to apply as soon as possible. The Student Life and Engagement Office guides and assists students through the process and provides the necessary documentation for their application.

International Student Housing:

Finding a suitable place to live is a top priority for all new students. VCUarts Qatar offers on-campus housing options for international students. The Student Life and Engagement Office is available to assist you in finding the perfect housing option to suit your needs.

The Student Life and Engagement Office is committed to making international students’ transition to VCUarts Qatar as smooth as possible. We look forward to welcoming you to our community!

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Study Abroad and Exchange Programs

Studying abroad and participating in an exchange program can be a life-changing experience, allowing students to broaden their horizons, immerse in new cultures, and gain valuable skills that will enhance their prospects.

Study Abroad Programs

Study abroad programs offer students the chance to study at a foreign institution for a semester or an academic year. These programs allow students to experience a new culture, learn a new language, and earn credits that can be transferred back to their home institution. With various programs available, including language acquisition, cultural immersion, and academic programs, students can choose the program that best suits their needs and interests.

Exchange Programs

Exchange programs offer students the opportunity to study abroad for a semester or academic year while staying enrolled at their home institution. This means students can take advantage of the benefits of studying abroad without transferring to a new institution. Exchange programs allow students to study with local students and experience life in a new culture, all while earning credits that can be transferred back to their home institution.

There are many benefits to studying abroad and participating in an exchange program. These include:
Immersion in a new culture

Studying abroad allows students to immerse themselves in a new culture and learn about different ways of life.

Language skills

Studying abroad can help students improve their language skills and become more proficient in a foreign language.

Career opportunities

Studying abroad can help students gain valuable skills and experiences to enhance their future career prospects.

Personal growth

Studying abroad can help students develop independence, self-confidence, and a greater sense of self-awareness.

Networking opportunities

Studying abroad allows students to meet new people and establish valuable connections that can benefit them in the future.