HBKU edX enrollments reach over 15k learners across 127 countries

Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) was the first university in the Middle East to offer innovative massive open online courses (MOOCs) with edX, a non-profit online learning platform. Through this platform, HBKU aims to make quality professional programs and courses accessible to millions of learners around the world.

Multiple courses and professional certificates have been released on the HBKU platform since its launch in May 2018 including:

HBKUx Courses

HBKUx Programs

In these offerings leading academics in their respective fields share their expertise through sessions that incorporate practical activities such as lively participant discussions and case studies, to provide useful insights and help learners strengthen their practice in their fields.

HBKU has entrusted Construct Education with the instructional design of these online courses. Apart from the aforementioned courses and professional certificates already delivered by Construct, the two organizations are working to release more offerings in the coming months.

It is inspiring how HBKU are actively sharing knowledge and extending understanding of these topics in an inclusive way.” Meg Knight, COO Construct Education

 Since inception, HBKU MOOC enrollments have exceeded 15,000 students from over 127 countries.  To view and enroll in these innovative courses and professional certificates visit HBKUx


Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), a member of the 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.

Contact: HBKU Communications Directorate


Construct Education designs strategic hybrid learning solutions through our unique fee-for-service model that delivers world-class expertise and exceptional value. We have successfully digitized courses for top-tier universities and organizations worldwide, from short courses to degrees and MBA programs. Education institutionscompanies, governments, and NPOs trust us to bring their online programs to life – no matter the starting point, platform, time, or budget. At Construct, we are on a mission to unlock opportunities through transformative learning experiences, thereby bridging the gap between education and employability.