Finding talent


Welcoming talent

Qatar’s vibrant ecosystem of resources and knowledge strengthens its position as a leader in finding skilled employees ranking 3rd globally and the 42nd globally in the Human Development Index. Backed by state-of-the-art educational infrastructure, research programmes, and business excellence, Qatar is home to a higher innovation capability and a true destination for the world’s best and brightest talent. Thanks to its open economy and investor-friendly climate, international companies, today, can become part of a knowledge-based economy where they can cultivate their people with world-class education, training and research. 

Ranked 1st

globally and in the Arab world

for entrepreneurship focus

World's 1st

most attractive country

for attracting international students

$1.4 bn

Research fund

provided by QNRF


in entrepreneurial

employee activity

Leading education institutions, growing talent in Qatar

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AFG College with the University of Aberdeen
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City University College with Ulster University
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Global Studies Institute
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Oryx Universal College with Liverpool John Moores University
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Al Rayyan International University College in partnership with University of Derby
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Qatar Olympic Academy partnered with LIeida University-Spain

Knowledge resources

The educational infrastructure, research programmes and business excellence are transforming Qatar into a knowledge-based economy.

Qatar National Library
Qatar National Library

Qatar National Library acts as a steward of Qatar’s national heritage by collecting, preserving and making available the country’s recorded history. In its role as a research library with a preeminent heritage library, the Library fosters and promotes a greater global insight into the history and culture of the Gulf region.

Qatar Leadership Centre
Qatar Leadership Centre

Qatar Leadership Centre aims to be a national platform for leadership excellence, in support of the development goals of the State of Qatar. As a national management development institute, it seeks to develop leadership talent amongst Qatari professionals who work in executive positions.

Research base
Research base

Qatar Foundation has funded more than 2,300 projects between 2007 and 2018 and contributes to establishing Qatar as a global research pioneer. At the core, digital research is a priority to ensure businesses are equipped for future industry changes. Similarly, environmental initiatives are led to support investors navigate sustainable business practices.

Looking to start or grow your business in Qatar?

Looking to start or grow your business in Qatar?

The Invest Qatar Gateway allows to connect with companies in Qatar, find potential partners, and find business opportunities