Innovation Mindset (Education)

See what’s happening on the other side of the world; discover your potential; explore your horizons!

What if we show you an alternative route; an unbeaten track that may eventually make you the next tech star like Mark Zuckerberg, Chad Hurley, etc.?! 

See what’s happening on the other side of the world; discover your potential; open up your horizons and meet people who disrupt the world and enhance our lives… aka Tech Innovators.

Arab Innovation Academy™

Students from universities in Qatar and across the Arab region, the course that will awaken your entrepreneurial spirit is finally in Qatar!

The Arab Innovation Academy (AIA) is the first and largest tech entrepreneurship program in the pan-Arab region, brought to the Middle East through a collaboration between Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP) and the European Innovation Academy (EIA), a non-profit institution recognized for excellence in tech entrepreneurship education.

Launched on December 31, 2017, AIA is a two-week hands-on program for students across the MENA region, providing real-world insight into developing and launching a tech-based venture.

Stay tuned for the next round!

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Student Innovation Trips

Every year in March
We cordially invite you to join our plane taking off to the Silicon Valley wonderland you have always heard of:

A special program and tour of Silicon Valley, the world’s leading hub for innovation and technology development.  Visit some of the world’s most innovative companies such as Google, Twitter, Uber, etc., as well as new technology startup ventures. Keep a diary to note down all the amazing successful entrepreneurs you are going to meet from all over the world, as you establish new range of contacts and tap into a new network of technology professionals.

And it goes without saying, you will get to enjoy the weather and landscape of the Bay Area – one of the most beautiful regions in the world.

Every year in July/August
Because yes, why not have an academy for innovation.. You can learn it .. You can master it.. It’s a way of life…

European Innovation Academy (EIA) is a startup training program that is truly experiential.

EIA Summer Program’s aim is to develop a new venture to the market within 15 days of its course duration. Participants go through the entire milestones chart of creating a startup; from idea to launch. You will go through the full real-life experience of establishing your very own startup company.

This year, you can join the program in one of two unique locations:
JULY 7 – 26, 2019 | TURIN, ITALY

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For information, please contact: [email protected]

Summer Internship Program (Jun-Jul)

Now this is still in the pipeline, but when it happens you are going to be super excited about it!

Get a sneak peak of what it takes to develop a techy product and work with the pros for two months..

QSTP works with its resident-companies to create new opportunities for students in Qatar.

If you consider applying for a summer internship, stay tuned to this page, as we will announce soon local/international internships positions in tech startups and among product development teams in tech companies.


Criteria & Eligibility

  • You must be a junior, senior or a young grad student in one of the local universities
  • Tech geek or into technology
  • Excited, passionate & committed

What’s in it for you..

  • New set of skills and expertise
  • Learn more about innovation, entrepreneurship, and product development
  • Meet mentors, professionals and other like-minded students
  • Access to QSTP events and activities specifically designed for students
  • Help you build your own entrepreneurial network

How to Apply?

Fill in the application forms:

European Innovation Academy: (click here)
Silicon Valley Spring Break: (click here)
Summer Internship Program (coming soon)

Want to talk to someone? Send an email to [email protected] or [email protected]