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Academic Bridge Program

Qatar

Accreditation

Accreditation Service for International Colleges (ASIC)

Curriculum

United States of America

Instructional Language

English

Total student numbers

200

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The Academic Bridge Program (ABP) is a one year, post-secondary, university preparatory program and a center of Qatar Foundation. The Each year, the ABP provides instruction in EFL, English, math, science, and computer skills to approximately 200 recent high school graduates who wish to enroll in English language universities in the USA, UK, Canada, or in one of the six American universities in Qatar Foundation's Education City. Applicants for admission to the ABP must hold a high school degree and have a minimum average for high school of 75% . The successful applicant must also have an iBT or IELTS score that indicates intermediate or advanced skills. At the end of the current academic year, the ABP will have graduated over 3,000 students over the last 18 years. The ABP is fully-accredited through 2026 by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA) in the Untied States. ABP teachers must hold a master's degree in an appropriate field and have a minimum of 5 years of experience. Prior international teaching experience is preferred. There is an age limit of 57 for new employees, and retirement is compulsory at age 60. Initial contracts are for a period of 2 years.

Accommodation

Furnished housing is provided to all employees and their dependents by Qatar Foundation.

Flights/Transport

At the end of the academic year, round-trip airfare is provided, to all employees and their dependents, from Doha to the employee's home of record.

Utilities

All utilities are paid by QF.

Furniture

All QF housing is furnished.

Moving Allowance

A moving allowance is paid to all new QF employees at the beginning of September.

Medical

International health and dental insurance is provided for all ABP employees and their dependents.

Disability

Disability insurance is provided for all QF employees.

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