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UCL Qatar Strategic Plan 2011-2015

24 October 2011


To establish UCL Qatar as a world-class research-led higher education institution at the centre of the Arab and Islamic Worlds

Towards this, UCL Qatar will:

  • promote innovative and responsible research, expanding the boundaries of knowledge and understanding, in line with the ethos of UCL and Qatar’s vision for its future;
  • offer postgraduate education, professional training and outreach of the highest quality;
  • establish and maintain internationally recognised teaching and research facilities;
  • work in collaboration with partner organisations in Qatar and internationally.

Through this, UCL Qatar will:

  • recruit world-class faculty to develop sustainable embedded research capacity;
  • provide training and research directly relevant for Qatar’s needs and interests;
  • enhance the recognition and reputation of Qatar both regionally and globally..

The founding focus of UCL Qatar is on:

  • the archaeology and cultural heritage of the Arab World, including Western Asia, the Arab core lands, and northern Africa; and
  • the archaeology and heritage of the Islamic cultures of the World and their immediate predecessors.
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