Frequently Asked Questions

How do I join Al Jazeera Media Institute’s courses?

After determining the course that the trainee wishes to enroll in, and making sure that he / she meets his / her admission requirements/prerequisites, the trainee must complete the application for the course available on the Center's website. A letter will be sent to his e-mail if accepted in the course, to complete the procedures for admission to the course by paying fees.

Upon payment of the course fee, the trainee must send a letter to the institute stating that he has a copy of the passport in order for the institute to obtain a visa to Qatar. The visa will be sent to him by e-mail to join the course on time.


Does Al Jazeera Media Institute accept all applicants to participate in its training courses?

Candidates applying for training at Al Jazeera Media Institute need to pass admission requirements that vary from a course to another. Some courses require academic certification or professional proven experience for non-media professionals. Courses such as the "TV Technical Design Course" require familiarity with some design programs such as Photoshop.


What are the work timings of Al Jazeera Media Institute?

The Al Jazeera Media Institute operates from Sunday to Thursday, and the training day starts from 9am to 4pm. With two breaks, half an hour for breakfast from 10:30 to 11:00, and half an hour for Al-Dhuhr prayer from 12:00 to 12:30 pm.


Does Al Jazeera Media Institute collaborate with institutes outside Qatar?

Al Jazeera Media Institute is collaborating with several international institutes and organizations, some of which are academic, such as the Film Institute in Stuttgart, Germany, and the New York Film Institute, USA. Some of them are professional, such as Thomson Foundation in Britain, the International French Academy, “Enna” Institute in France, “Avid” company and others.

Under this cooperation, Al-Jazeera Media Institute organizes joint courses with these institutes and organizations and exchanges with them the competences, experiences and trainers.


Are there certificates offered to trainees at the end of each course, and who is eligible to receive them?

Al Jazeera Media Institute offers trainees certificates at the end of each training course, provided that 75% of the course's attendance is made and obtaining a minimum of 65% of the assessment by the trainer.


Does Al Jazeera Media Institute offer courses outside its headquarters in Qatar?

Al Jazeera Media Institute offers its courses anywhere, with the aim of spreading knowledge and reducing the cost to the trainees.

The possibility of offerng the course at the same level as at the Institute's headquarters in Qatar.

The commitment of the party wishing to organize the course in cooperation with the Institute to provide all the required technical requirements.

The commitment of the party wishing to organize the course to regulate the process of participation in the course according to the same conditions required to attend courses by the Institute at its headquarters in Qatar.


Are the certificates offered by Aljazeera Media Institute professional or academic ones?

At the end of each training course, the Institute grants certificates to the participants in accordance with certain conditions, including attendance rate and trainer’s evaluation. These are professional certificates that demonstrate the trainee’s participation in a certain course.


Does Al Jazeera Media Institute offer job opportunities for trainees after each course?

Al Jazeera Media Institute is a training institute that aims to develop the skills of media professionals and to promote the media industry at the regional and global levels. It does not provide job opportunities for trainees, but it can provide the keys for career success by informing them of the latest technologies and knowledge used in various media fields.


Does Al Jazeera Media institute provide individual consultation?

The Institute provides consulting services within a range of other services, a service for institutions, not individuals.