Birzeit University History
Birzeit University is a public university located in Birzeit, West Bank. It was established in the year 1924 as an Elementary School for girls, Birzeit became an officially University in the year of 1975.
Birzeit University Programs, Courses, and Schools
Birzeit University offers 47 B.A programs for undergraduate students, 26 M.A programs for postgraduate students, it also offers master’s programs, Ph.D. programs, and minor programs are included. The University has 9 faculties including graduate faculty. The University has more than 617 academic staff including 8,465 undergraduate students and 1,388 postgraduate students.
Birzeit University Campuses
Birzeit University, the main campus is located in Birzeit town, near Ramallah city northwest of Jerusalem. The University has multiple building for different department and their institution. The University provides services and facilities for the students.
Birzeit University is one of the first educational institutions in Palestine which has green buildings. Its campus has designed eco-friendly buildings because it improves the quality of life of people living or working in those structures and promotes awareness and benefits.
Birzeit University Achievements
Birzeit University, the University Theatre Group wins in the Arab Universities Theatre Festival Awards. Birzeit University graduate ZeinaSandouka was recognized as one of the Best Female Arab Reporter of 2016 by the Princess BassmabintTalal Award. Tamara Tamimi, law master’s student at the SOAS University of London, graduated with an award for the best thesis dissertation for this academic year. Mohammad Abda, a student at the Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering Department, took part in the Fifth Annual Conference of the Arab Innovation Network (AINAC) 2016 in Jordan, where distinguished himself among his peers in his leadership and innovative skills, and his ability to design a project that is able to create a social impact.
Birzeit University USP
Birzeit University has been ranked as one of the top 2.7 percent of universities worldwide by World University Rankings in its 2019 edition. The university has also been ranked first in Palestine for the sixth consecutive year in the Webometrics Google Scholar Citations rankings.
Birzeit University Notable Alumni
Yahya Ayyash (Military leader), Sahar Khalifeh (Palestinian writer), Hasan Abu-Libdeh (Statistician), IbtisamBarakat (American-Palestinian author)
Birzeit University Application Requirements
Birzeit University Cost of studies
Undergraduate: ILS 1340
Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.
Birzeit University Deadlines
Bachelors: Applications on a rolling basis
Masters: Applications on a rolling basis
Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.
Birzeit University Rankings
West bank, Palestine, Birzeit,Palestine Territory
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