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Center for Humanities and Social Sciences

The Center for Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) in the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) has been created to provide an institutional forum for international excellence in research in the disciplines of the humanities and social sciences that promotes four key themes:

Multidisciplinary and Interdisciplinary research, Collaboration between Qatar University faculty and students with knowledgeable experts in the region and worldwide, Research that utilizes cutting edge theoretical and methodological approaches, Knowledge sharing and access to documented research.


The mission of CHSS is to promote innovative and interdisciplinary research in the humanities and social sciences, building human capacity by training a new generation of researchers and fostering joint research with leading international scholars to build an international network of researchers focused on mobilizing the knowledge of humanities and social sciences to develop new research and solutions to societal problems.

CHSS will contribute to and support the key strategic aims of the College of Arts and Sciences and Qatar University for research.