The landscape across Education City Stadium is full of premium universities, where cutting-edge research is conducted and the academics inspire students to be at their best. The are is the home of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, which is full of invention and a determination to make FIFA World Cup 2022 a catalyst for social and human development.
The most direct contribution by the stadium towards international development will come once it hosts matches through till the quarter-finals stage of the tournament. The capacity of the arena would be reduced by half and 20,000 seats will be offered for building stadiums in developing countries, which helps in building a passion for the game across the globe.
This reduction in size of the stadium will further bring in an intimate and inclusive feeling, created by the ultramodern curves of the venue, which will encircle fans and keep the atmosphere firmly in the arena.
The stadium is easily accessible either by road or metro and is located within 7km away from Doha’s bustling city centre. As is the case with all FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 stadium, the advanced cooling technologies will ensure comfortable temperatures are available year-round for both fans and players. Visitors with special needs can also access the stadium easily. The hospitality and VIP areas offer good comfort for everyone wishing to enjoy the game.
As the visitors arrive, they can catch a glimpse of the vast green spaces, state-of-the-art amenities surrounding the venue, all built with an eye on sustainability and future. The facilities include football training pitches, shops, and golf course.
The students of Education City, faculty and staff can also use these facilities. The Education City Stadium will be a symbol of innovation, sustainability and progress, and is inline with Qatar National Vision 2030 and the goals of Qatar Foundation.