The Islamic University of Gaza

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world rank  1972

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University Overview

Established in 1978, The Islamic University of Gaza is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Gaza City (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Gaza Strip. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education of the Palestinian Territory, The Islamic University of Gaza (IUG) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Palestinian higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. The Islamic University of Gaza (IUG) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 42 years old Palestinian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Palestinian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. IUG also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name الجامعة الإسلامية بغزة في
Acronym IUG
Founded 1978
Colours White and green

University Location

Address Jamal Abdel Naser Street, Al-Remal
Gaza City
00972 Gaza Strip
Palestinian Territory
Tel +970 (8) 264 4400
Fax +970 (8) 264 4800

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Jamal Abdel Naser Street, Al-Remal
Gaza strip
+972 (0)8 2644400

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Islamic Islamic

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to The Islamic University of Gaza's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education and Higher Education of the Palestinian Territory


Year of first Accreditation

1978


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Community of Mediterranean Universities (CMU)
  • Association of Arab Universities (AArU)
  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
  • Anna Lindh Foundation
  • Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI)
  • Eurasian Universities Association (EUA)
  • Réseau Méditerranéen des Ecoles d'Ingénieurs (RMEI)
  • UNIMED SubNetwork on eLearning and Open Education
  • Islamic Body for Quality and Accreditation

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