جامعة بيرزيت

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University Overview

Established in 1975, Birzeit University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium town of Birzeit (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), West Bank. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education of the Palestinian Territory, Birzeit University (BZU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Palestinian higher education institution. Birzeit University (BZU) 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 45 years old Palestinian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Palestinian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. BZU 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 جامعة بيرزيت
Name
Acronym BZU
Founded 1975
Motto From our past heritage and present creativity we build the future
Colours Green and white

University Location

Address PO Box 14
Birzeit
West Bank
Palestinian Territory
Tel +970 (2) 298 2000
Fax +970 (2) 281 0656

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 70-80%
Admission Office PO Box 14
Birzeit
(2) 2982056
(2) 2982054

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to جامعة بيرزيت's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
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

1972


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • Association of Arab Universities (AArU)
  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021