Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), a member of Qatar Foundation, embodies a research environment, delivering multidisciplinary programs that are aligned to current and future global challenges. Representing over 60 nationalities, HBKU's students, faculty, and researchers are at the forefront of shaping the region's innovation ecosystem.
HBKU is based in Education City, Qatar, a unique hub of learning that offers students a wealth of opportunities to play an active role in a vibrant multicultural student family.
Hamad Bin Khalifa University MOOCs
Browse free online courses in a variety of subjects. Hamad Bin Khalifa University courses found below can be audited free or students can choose to receive a verified certificate for a small fee. Select a course to learn more.

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International Charities in Humanitarian Crises (edX)

Self Paced
International Charities in Humanitarian Crises (edX)
Course Auditing
This course is a tailor-made introduction about the variety of issues that may arise in the context of charitable organizations, with the aim of strengthening the responses and overall knowledge of their leadership. The questions that arise regarding international charities are multifaceted and many times those within the leadership [...]

Islamic Bioethics (edX)

This course provides an introductory, accessible but also in-depth overview of the emerging and promising field of Islamic Bioethics. It is developed and taught by one of the world’s leading scholars in Islamic Ethics, Dr. Mohammed Ghaly (Professor of Islam and Biomedical Ethics). The course explores how the rich [...]

Solar Resource Assessment in Desert Climates (edX)

Learn how to use the components of solar radiation, solar spectrum, forecasting and meteorology to advocate and plan for deploying PV in desert climates. Desert regions may seem optimal for solar energy and the deployment of photovoltaic (PV) applications. However, the heat and dust experienced in the region poses [...]

Sustainability & Major Sport Events: Principles (edX)

Learn the five pillars of sustainability and how to apply these when planning and hosting a major sport event. While any major sport event can pose great opportunities for the host city or region, there are also challenges associated with hosting these events. The environmental impact on the country's [...]

Using Photovoltaic (PV) Technology in Desert Climates (edX)

Learn how to mitigate the challenges related to PV technology and enhance the performance of solar cells and PV modules in desert climates. The high insolation in desert regions can result in a lower cost of solar energy. While this may be a key motivation to deploying PV in [...]