Ranking  2273   3
Country Palestine
City Bir Zayt
Bachelor (foreigners)2,500 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)2,500 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)3,526 USD/year.
Master (citizens)3,526 USD/year.
Cost of living $355-690 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 50%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1924
Abbreviation BZU
Teachers 599
Students 9,999
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Building a better Palestinian future
• Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Palestinian Territory
• International Association of Universities (IAU)
• Association of Arab Universities (AARU)
• Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
World ranking2273
Country ranking3
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking2273
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة بيرزيت
Location on map
Birzeit University (BZU) - public higher education institution in Palestine. BZU began its activity in 1924. The main building of the university is located in Bir Zayt inside an urban campus. Birzeit University is considered to be one of the most prestigious universities of Palestine taking its rightful place among the top 5 educational institutions of the country.

Application process and the cost of tuition. In order to enroll to the university the applicant must provide the results of the examinations and the certificate of the academic performance. It is very likely to get admitted to BZU as there are only 2 applicants per seat. Traditionally the academic year is divided into semesters like in many other universities of Palestine. 2,500 USD/год. BZU is considered to be a pricey option when it comes to obtaining a master’s degree - 2,500 USD per year of study. Despite the tuition gees being quite low, the students often participate in scholarship programs. It is important to check for current tuition fees on (http://www.birzeit.edu) with the desirable faculty in mind.

The composition of the university. Birzeit University is average in size with a capacity of 10 thousand students. Foreign citizens can also apply to the university. At Birzeit University about 599 teachers and professors share their professional expertise. The university is an active participant of international programs aimed at academic exchange of students between the educational institutions. University’s social media profiles can give you more information about the students and current events: Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of BZU. There is a library on the campus. Also the university provides accommodations in the form of dormitories. The university belongs to the number of groups and associations like the International Association of Universities (IAU), as well as the Association of Arab Universities (AARU) and Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW).
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