6th International Universities Debating Championship

17th – 22nd June 2022

The International Universities Debating Championship is a global event that brings students from different countries, to debate, discuss and exchange ideas in Arabic about the most pressing societal and global challenges and contemporary issues.


The international championship provides an opportunity for debaters around the world to get to know each other, exchange experiences and build bridges of communication based on dialogue and logic, in addition to raising the status of the Arabic language in an enriching and civilized medium.


6th IUDC in Türkiye

We are glad to be hosting the 6th iteration of the International Universities Arabic Debating Championship. This year, for the first time, the international championship has a new home as it will be hosted in Istanbul, Turkiye

Championship Schedule

The 6th international universities championship will be held from the 17th till 22nd June. Debaters will take part in 5 preliminary debate rounds leading up to the knockout stages, with the top 16 teams competing for a spot in the 6th IUDC grand final on the 22nd June 2022.

The full detailed schedule can be found here.

6th IUDC Participants

This championship will witness the participation of 92 teams from 50 countries, all are here for one goal, and that is the 6th International Universities Debating Championship title.


Our Partners

We are proud to collaborate and partner with prestigious institutes to help us organize the 6th International Universities Arabic Debating Championship.

QatarDebate is collaborating and partnering with Fatih Sultan Mehmet University, our strategic partner for the championship, along with our organizing partner, Ibn Haldun University the host of the championship in Turkiye. TRT are our media partners during the event.

Turkish Airlines is the official carrier of 6th International Universities Arabic Debating Championship”, special discounts are offered for all delegates. To proceed with the online booking tool, please visit Turkish Airlines promocode website and use the event code “009TKH22” under the Promotion code section.

For any inquires: qatardebate@qf.org.qa

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