• CIRS Occasional Paper

    on 2011-13 Syrian Uprisings

    Learn More
  • Gary Wasserman on

    Why are we Here (in Doha)?

    Learn More
  • World Regions: The Middle Eastern Pivot

    CIRS Working Group

    Learn More
  • CIRS Grant Announcement

    The Gulf Family

    Learn More
  • Apply Now

    Learn More

Welcome to the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar’s Center for International and Regional Studies, a premier research institute devoted to the academic study of regional and international issues.

Publications

The Center for International and Regional Studies publishes various types of research throughout the academic year, including Occasional Papers, Annual Reports, Newsletters, Books, Summary Reports, and Briefs. Through its Occasional Papers and other publications, CIRS provides in-depth examination of ideas and issues of contemporary academic and political significance.

All Publications

Research & Scholarship

The Center for International and Regional Studies sponsors major studies of regional and international significance, including research initiatives in the areas of international relations, political economy, and domestic politics of the Gulf. CIRS regularly identifies emerging socio-economic and political trends in the region, and develops research initiatives in areas which require further focused scholarship.

Current Initiatives

Also Featured


CIRS Research Grants
The Gulf Family



CIRS on YouTube