Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Higher Education Affairs in the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Dr. Khalid Al Ali, stated that the Ministry of Education is currently in the process of approving four international universities from Malaysia, the US, Australia, and another country to offer programs in scientific disciplines required in Qatar’s labor market.
He mentioned that there are a number of top-notch international institutions in the nation while discussing the proposal to create new branches of other foreign universities in Qatar and the degree to which this is compatible with the demands and requirements of the labor market.
The Ministry is currently approving four international universities from Malaysia, the USA, Australia, and another country to offer programs in scientific disciplines required in the Qatari labor market. He claimed that it needs some specializations in the fields of health sciences and engineering sciences, though. Al Ali said that there are 34 institutes of higher learning in Qatar, including 10 public, 6 military, and 18 private. For the academic year 2021–2022, there will be a total of roughly 40,199 students enrolled in these schools, with 70% of them being female and 63% Qataris.