Research and Education
Al-Quds University was established in 1984. Today it offers more than 100 distinctive programs (B.A, higher diplomas, and M.A.) in 12 different faculties, in addition to being home to the only Palestinian Medical Faculty. The University’s 8000 students are offered degrees in fields ranging from law to technology.
Al-Azhar University-Gaza offers studies in different academic fields. The University has established postgraduate study programs towards a Master Degree in Pharmacy, Arts, Mediterranean Studies, Law, Education, Agriculture, Water Sciences and Environment, Statistics, Accounting, Business Administration, Economic, Political Sciences, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics.
An-Najah National University is a public institution whose mission is to advance learning, share knowledge and foster the skills needed in young men and women to succeed as persons and professionals in all spheres of life. An-Najah also aims to instill a love of understanding in the students and to promote a culture of scientific excellence.
Bethlehem University is a Catholic Christian co-educational institution of higher learning founded in 1973 in the Lasallian tradition, open to students of all faith traditions. Bethlehem University, the first university established in the West Bank.
Birzeit University is a Palestinian Arab institution supervised by an autonomous Board of Trustees that is responsible for it and decides its policies. The University is committed to excellence and encourages creativity, experimentation, innovation, accomplishment as well as team work and democratic practices anchored in pluralism, freedom of expression and respect for others. The University endeavors to excel in higher education, scientific research, and service to the community.
PASSIA is an Arab non-profit institution located in Jerusalem/Al-Quds with a financially and legally independent status. It is not affiliated with any government, political party or organization. PASSIA seeks to present the Palestinian Question in its national, Arab and international contexts through academic research, dialogue and publication. PASSIA endeavors that research undertaken under its auspices be specialized, scientific and objective and that its symposia and workshops, whether international or intra-Palestinian, be open, self-critical and conducted in a spirit of harmony and cooperation.
The Ramallah Center for Human Rights Studies (RCHRS) was established in Ramallah in 1998 by a group of scholars, researchers, lawyers and human rights activists who saw a need for the promotion of democratic values among the Palestinian people. Since then, RCHRS has been guided by a commitment to respond to this need and we remain at the forefront in supporting a culture of human rights, democracy, equality and tolerance in Palestine The principles of tolerance and human rights have become the main pillars of RCHRS’s work.
The Jerusalem Fund for Education & Community Development is an independent, non-profit, non-political, non-sectarian organization based in Washington, D.C. Funding for operational expenses is derived from investment income.