Birzeit University Rankings

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In the World#1996 of 14178
In Asia#499 of 5833
In the Palestine#1 of 26
In Birzeit#1 of 1

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Acceptance rate
75%
Enrollment
12,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Private
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
Arabic;English

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,678
Citations
73,800

Birzeit University majors

by publication count

Medicine
269
Computer science
238
Political science
147
Chemistry
133
Engineering
114
Mathematics
90
Business
84
Environmental science
83
Psychology
70
Biology
61
Sociology
60
Economics
59
Physics
52
Geography
41
Materials science
31
History
12
Geology
10
Philosophy
8
Art
6

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Medicine81241,251
Geography9492,097
Political science1016959
Engineering13662,818
Sociology1482799
History158430
Environmental science17681,207
Psychology17743,087
Physics17921,553
Computer science18143,217
Philosophy181716
Economics2054521
Business2149519
Mathematics21581,372
Chemistry23593,511
Biology24973,036
Materials science26541,280
Geology301561

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990743
19911247
19927102
19937110
199412113
19951175
199619128
199722136
19988190
199915156
200020183
200120230
200227228
200334346
200433358
200536492
200639496
200743674
200849717
2009651079
2010611170
2011621283
2012541467
2013651531
2014722250
2015773896
20161015939
20171609466
201812710126
201914111563
202011513135

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate75%
Admissions RequirementsGeneral certificate of secondary education (Tawjihi) or foreign equivalent
Academic CalendarSeptember to July (September - January; February to July). Summer session, July to August.
Enrollment12,500
Full time employee550
Student:staff ratio23:1

Tuition

Local studetnsBachelor's degrees, 20-30 per credit hour; Master's degrees, 67-90 (JOD)

Birzeit University has financial aid programs.

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine++
Engineering | IT++
Maths | Natural Sciences++
Bachelor's DegreeBusiness and Commerce, Economics, Engineering, Fine Arts, Information Technology, Law, Public Administration
Postgraduate DiplomaEducation
Master's DegreeBusiness Administration, Community Health, Cultural Studies, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Gender Studies, Geography, Human Rights, International Relations, Islamic Studies, Landscape Architecture, Law, Medical Technology, Sociology, Statistics, Town Planning, Water Science
DoctorateSocial Sciences

General info

Alternative namesBZU
جامعة بيرزيت
Founded1975
WikipediaBirzeit University
AccreditationMinistry of Education and Higher Education of the Palestinian Territory
MottoFrom our past heritage and present creativity we build the future
Colorsgreen, white
Academic structureFaculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Business and Economics
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Engineering and Technology
Faculty of Law and Public Administration
Faculty of Pharmacy, Nursing and Health Professions
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Art, Music and Design
Affiliations and membershipsInternational Association of Universities (IAU)
Association of Arab Universities (AArU)
Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

Location and Contacts

AddressPO Box 14
Birzeit, West Bank
Palestine
City population5,000
Phone+970 (2) 298 2000
Fax+970 (2) 281 0656

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