The Islamic University of Gaza

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world rank  1913

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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 medium-sized city of Gaza City (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Gaza Strip. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Palestinian Territory, The Islamic University of Gaza (IUG) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational 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 degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 41 years old 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.

University Identity

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

University Location

Address Jamal Abdel Naser Street, Al-Remal
Gaza City (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
00972 Gaza Strip
Palestinian Territory
T +970 (8) 282 5106
F +970 (8) 282 5106

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Not reported Not reported

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
+970 +972 (0)8 2825106

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 800-899
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Islamic Islamic

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Palestinian Territory

Year of first Accreditation


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)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019