About ABP
The Academic Bridge Program (ABP), a center of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, is a premier pre-university program established for high school graduates from Qatar and other countries in the region. 

The ABP is located in the architecturally stunning, LAS (Liberal Arts and Sciences) building on the campus of Education City in Qatar. Since our program was established in 2001, more than 2,500 students (mostly Qatari high school graduates, but also students from over 30 other countries) have graduated from our program. 

Many have enrolled at one of the universities in Education City, at Qatar University, or at universities in the U.S or the U.K. Over 90% of our graduates are admitted to university each year.


The Academic Bridge Program of Qatar Foundation aims to be the pre-eminent Post-Secondary Preparatory Program in Qatar and the Gulf Region and to equip specially selected, top-caliber secondary school graduates for admission to and success in degree programs at the universities at Qatar Foundation and other English-language world-class universities.

The mission of the Academic Bridge Program is to provide high school graduates in Qatar with the academic and personal skills for success in reputable English language universities around the world, with special emphasis on preparing students for the universities in Qatar Foundation’s Education City.