University of Qatar
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The University of Qatar (Arabic: جامعة قطر; transliterated: Jami'at Qatar) is a university in Qatar, located on the northern outskirts of the capital Doha. In 2002 there were 8,621 students, of whom 73% were female. Courses are taught in Arabic (in education, arts and social sciences courses) or English (in natural sciences, engineering and business courses).
The institution was established as the College of Education by a decree from the Emir of Qatar in 1973. It was expanded to become the University of Qatar in 1977, including four colleges: Education, Humanities & Social Sciences, Sharia & Law & Islamic Studies, and Science.
As of 2005 there are 5 colleges: College of Education, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Shariaa and Islamic Studies, College of Engineering, College of Law and College of Business & Economics.
The main campus has an area of some 8 km2. The university buildings have a distinctive design which is modern but reflects traditional Qatari architecture. Facilities are gender-separated, with separate lecture theatres, laboratories, etc.
The university also has an experimental farm 65km north of the city. Abd.K
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