College of Business and Economics

College of Business and Economics

College of Business and Economics is a leading educational institution of higher learning in Doha, Qatar. It was inaugurated in 1985. This college is also recognized as CBE.

College of Business and Economics

The objective of this college is to provide knowledge in the fields of business through Teaching and Research. It promotes and encourages critical thought. It gives active and collaborative learning and education to the students.

CBE establishes a sustainable bond with the business community not only in Qatar but worldwide. It provides Professional, Social, and Physical development programs for the students. It concerns teamwork to enhance contacts with each other for creating networking opportunities.

Students at the College of Business and Economics

Years Total Students
2018-2019 4,713
2019-2020 4,814
2020-2021 4,712
2021-2022 4,587
2022-2023 4,553

Ranking of the College of Business and Economics

  • # 151-200th in QS World University Rankings by Subject
  • # 94th in the QS Global MBA Rankings in the World

Programs at the College of Business and Economics

Undergraduate Programs:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Management Information Systems
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovations
  • Business Analytics

Postgraduate Programs:

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Accounting
  • Master of Science in Marketing
  • Master of Science in Finance
  • Ph.D. in Business Administration
  • Executive Master in Leadership

Economics Programs

Economics Major:

It comprises a degree of Bachelor of Business Administration with a specialization in Economics.

Economics Major required courses (15 hours):

  • ECON 211 Intermediate Microeconomic
  • ECON 214 Monetary Policies
  • ECON 311 Econometric
  • ECON 453 International Economics

Economics Major Elective Courses (9 hours):

  • ECON 451 Economic Developments
  • ECON 452 Industrial Economics
  • ECON 454 Economics of Energy
  • ECON 472 Managerial Economics

Minor in Economics:

Economics Minor required courses (12 hours):

  • ECON 211: Intermediate Microeconomic
  • ECON 212: Intermediate Macroeconomic
  • ECON 453: International Economics

Economics Minor Elective Courses (3 hours):

  • ECON 311 Econometric
  • ECON 451 Economic Developments
  • ECON 452 Industrial Economics
  • ECON 454 Economics of Energy
  • ECON 472 Managerial Economics
  • ECON 475 Contemporary Topics in Economics

Academic Departments at the College of Business and Economics

  • Accounting & Information Systems
  • Finance & Economics
  • Management and Marketing


The Libraries of CBE are on campus and serve all of its students with a wide range of volumes. Further, wide-ranging and special collections are available online here.

The students, staff, and faculty members of this college have access to all resources and services in the libraries. The unavailable material in the library can be ordered through the procurement office. The library of the college has textbooks, specialized reports & journals, and online connection to the libraries.

Computer Facilities

This college has outstanding computing facilities. At CBE, every faculty at has a high-tech laptop computer. There are almost 10 computer labs with 30 laptops and 12 desktop computers in the Library of this college available for the use of the students.

Also, it has IT specialists who provide support and computer support for the students during working hours. Further, IT support can be gained by phone [4403 3456] or email [].

Technology Support at the College of Business and Economics

This college has enough electronic resources for students and academic staff to support its programs. Blackboard is used by all of the faculty members of the college where students can access Course Resources, Submit Assignments, and access E-Mail.

Each of the classrooms of this college has a smart technology projector, a computer player, and a sound system. Most of the classrooms comprise lecture capturing technology ECHO 360 class lectures and then convert them into video or rich media.

Community Engagement Unit

This unit aims to build up transformative learning experiences for the desiring leaders and entrepreneurs. It is a community engagement center in Qatar as an interface between CABE and the business community in Qatar.

This unit wants to engage in value-adding community engagement. It provides real business solutions for each related entity whether it is a start-up non-profit, or public organization.

Executive Education & Training

This unit develops & delivers various programs that are:

  • Engaging
  • Flexible
  • Accessible
  • Relevant
  • Customer-centered


Entrepreneurship Development:

  • Customized or Bespoken Programs
  • Advisory Services

Corporate Development:

  • Professional Certificates
  • Executive Workshops
  • Benchmarking
  • Startup Advisory

Talent Development:

  • Professional Certificates
  • Workshops


At this college, sport is considered a vital part of the development of the students and society. This college has all of the facilities related to Sports including Football Ground, Hockey Ground, Cricket Ground, Basketball Court, and Volleyball Court.


The facility of Hostels is available. There are separate Boys and Girls Hostels at this college with all facilities. Each of the hostels has Solar Hot Water, Backup Electricity, Reading Room, a Screen LED TV, Night Canteens, and many more.


This college offers a range of scholarships and grants to the students. Its objective is to support students who belong to poor and Low Economic status families and want to continue their education. Also, it gives merit-based scholarships to International Students.


Studies in Business and Economics is an indexed half-yearly periodical published by CBE at QU. The journal is dedicated to the development and allotment of Theoretical and Applied knowledge through promoting scholarly research in the fields of:

  • Accountancy
  • Economic
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Management Information Systems

Center for Entrepreneurship & Organizational Excellence (CEOE)

This center is also recognized as CEOE. The objective of this center is to have a deep impact on the method organizations in Qatar conduct business and the way their business impacts Qatar, through wonderful research and policy works and distinguishing capacity building.

It stimulates to be a standard Research center regionally and internationally through the formation and application of new knowledge.

Faculty & Staff

Faculty and Staff are a vital part of any institution. The faculty of this institution provides the best possible experience for everyone further than their expertise and outstanding classroom teaching.

They focus on the personal and professional growth of each student. All of the professors of this college have experience in the private sector and many consult for leading corporations and government agencies in Qatar and abroad.

International Accreditation & Endorsements

CBE is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) since 2010. It is the expert and most recognized global accrediting body for business schools worldwide. Also, it has many of its programs accredited by professional associations such as CPA Australia, DMI, CIM, and CFA,

Vision & Mission of the College of Business and Economics


The vision of this university is to become the first choice of students and scholars in Business and Economics. It wants to enhance the State of Qatar’s sustainable socioeconomic development and expansion.


It is committed to offering various and high-quality business programs that prepare students for victorious careers, attract and keep talented faculty devoted to excellence in Teaching & applied research, and significantly impact the community.

Values at the College of Business and Economics

  • Innovation
  • Commitment
  • Engagement
  • Collegiality
  • Respect
  • Social Responsibility

Contact Us


H08, Doha Expy, Doha, Qatar

Phone No:

+974 4403 3333

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

What is a Business & Economics degree

This degree highlights the importance of Quantitative Analysis, Critical Thinking, and problem-solving skills.

What are the Business majors at the University of Qatar?

  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Accounting
  • Management
  • Marketing

What is the scope of the Business Economics?

It covers a broad range of topics including Economic tools, Ideas, and Approaches.

What are the benefits of Business Economics?

It helps to establish a connection among various economic factors such as profit, losses, income, and market structure.


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