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GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY QATAR

EDUCATION CITY (DOHA), QATAR   

This Regional Institute is aimed at connecting secondary school counselors within the Middle East & North Africa Region with university admission advising tools and networks of universities around the world. It is also intended for universities around the world who want to build connections and deepen their understanding of students in the Middle Eastern and North African markets.   

Through in-depth and focused conversations and presentations, participants will gain a greater understanding of the educational process, admission requirements, fees and scholarships, and the challenges and opportunities students face when applying to a university outside of the Middle East and North Africa.    

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Middle East & North Africa 2020

Location

 Cost

Registration

Housing

 Schedule

College Fair

 

WHY ATTEND THE INTERNATIONAL ACAC MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA REGIONAL INSTITUTE? 

The Regional Institute will allow for two days of concentrated networking, educational sessions, and conversations that are specific to Middle Eastern & North African students.
 

Representatives from universities and high schools, including admissions officers, principals, counselors, and teachers are encouraged to attend. All levels of experience are welcome. International ACAC membership is required.

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Institute Location

Georgetown University Qatar
Education City (Doha) - Qatar
Approximately 30 minutes from Doha International Airport
 

Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) is dedicated to fulfilling Georgetown University’s mission of promoting intellectual, ethical, and spiritual understanding through serious and sustained discourse among people of different faiths, cultures, and beliefs. Embodying this spirit of the University, Georgetown’s Qatar campus undertakes education, research, and service in order to advance knowledge and provide students and the community with a holistic educational experience that produces global citizens committed to the service of humankind. They demonstrate the values of Georgetown University; seek to build upon the world-class reputation of the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service; and work with their partner, Qatar Foundation, in its endeavors to achieve the Qatar National Vision 2030 and help develop Qatar’s knowledge economy.

Their vision is to be recognized as the leading academic institution for international affairs in the Middle East by demonstrating unfailing excellence in teaching, research, and community outreach. 

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Cost

Regional Institute fees will be $175 for Secondary School and Individual Members and $190 for College and University Members and Organizational Members.

The institute will offer scholarship opportunities for secondary school and independent counselors who could not otherwise afford to attend. 


Registration 

Registration will open in early May.

Housing Options

Room blocks will be been negotiated at nearby internationally recognized hotels, and there may be on-campus housing. 


Schedule

Tentative working schedule

Thursday, October 15th

  • Opening Session
  • Dinner, Cultural Performance and Activities, and Networking 

Friday, October 16th

  • Welcome
  • Concurrent Sessions 1 & 2
  • Networking Lunch
  • Concurrent Sessions 3 & 4
  • Counselor Fair
  • Concurrent Session 5 & 6
  • Dinner and Networking
Saturday, October 17th 
  • Concurrent Session 7 & 8
  • Closing Lunch
  • Optional International ACAC College/University Fair
    • The registration fee for the Fair is $150 USD per institution. (Separate Fair Registration will be Required.)
    • Open and advertised to students and local schools in the region. 

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