In 2016, Georgetown became the main academic partner of the Josoor Institute. Launched by Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy in 2013, the Institute aims to increase national and regional capabilities in the sports and event industries through education, training, professional certification, consultancy and research.

As academic partner, Georgetown University is working with Josoor Institute to implement a variety of programs and workshops developed by Georgetown’s industry-leading faculty on a wide spectrum of topics associated with the sports and events industries.

The University, through both its School of Continuing Studies and the McDonough School of Business based on the Main Campus in Washington D.C., leads the development, delivery, assessment and review of the diploma and certificate programs in Football and Sports Management.