Hebron University

Hebron University

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The Hebron University is an independent Palestinian institution of higher education, with over 7,000 students, around 73% of whom are female.

Hebron University was established in 1971 by a group of notable Palestinians led by the late mayor of Hebron, Sheikh Mohammed Ali Al-Ja’bari.

The University has an open registration policy that encourages students from every segment of Palestinian society to apply to the different Faculties. Hebron University has a special financial aid program that supports needy students by providing grants and loans, and by waiving tuition.

Today, there are 132 full-time faculty members, including 92 Ph.D. holders and 40 MA holders. In addition there are 150 supportive faculty members. There are nine Faculties at Hebron University: Agriculture; Arts; Education; Finance and Management; Graduate Studies; Islamic Law (Al-Shari`a); Nursing; Science and Technology; Pharmacy. All Faculties offer B.A. or B.Sc. degrees. The Faculty of Graduate Studies offers M.A. and M.Sc. degrees in eight programs: Arabic Language and Literature; Applied Linguistics and the Teaching of English Language; History; Islamic Judiciary; Plant Protection; Natural Agricultural Resources and its Sustainable Management; Foundations of Religion; and Management.

See also

  • List of Palestinian universities
  • Education in the Palestinian territories
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