Al-Quds University

country rank  4
world rank  4779

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University Overview

Established in 1984, Al-Quds University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large city of Jerusalem (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Palestinian Territory, Al-Quds University (QU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Al-Quds University (QU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 34 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. 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.

University Identity

Name جامعة القدس
Acronym QU
Founded 1984
Motto Veritas

University Location

Address Abdel Hamaid Shoman Street, Beit Hanina, PO Box 51000
Jerusalem (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
5100 Jerusalem
Palestinian Territory
T +970 (2) 583 8652
F +970 (2) 583 8653

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Abdel Hamaid Shoman Street, Beit Hanina
Jerusalem 51000
+970 (2) 2799753

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 900-999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Al-Quds University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Palestinian Territory


  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018