International Academic Relations

The International Academic Relations Office strives to enrich the academic and cultural experience of Al-Quds University students’, professors’ & International Students and visitors.

About Us

The Academic International Relations Office at Al-Quds University strives to enrich the academic and cultural experience of the university’s students, faculty, researchers, employees, and administrators. It also tries to benefit from the experiences of the visiting students and professors.

The office is in charge for planning and coordinating the academic relations programs to promote and disseminate international academic cooperation initiatives. To achieve all this, the office communicates with the different related departments at the university

The Academic International Relations Office is responsible for planning, managing and coordinating AQU’s international academic relation programs; for promoting, disseminating and running its international academic cooperation initiatives, and for setting up and coordinating the University’s internationalization and partnership programs. To achieve all this, the office communicates with the different related departments at the university.

AIRO puts an emphases that mobility programs are based on objectives that encourages faculty and students to engage in mobility activities. The AIRO promotes the mobility and fellowship programs through announcing funding opportunities, organizing information sessions, andparticipates in preparing the English Placement Test by cooperating with the British council and the AMIDEAST.

AIRO connects AQU’s students and staff through: Mobility of academics (guests lectures, study tours, research visits); Mobility of students (exchange semesters, summer schools, language courses); and through a wide range of universities in Europe, USA, India and China.

In addition to the Mobility programs,  The Zamala program for academic and professional development, which is funded by Bank of Palestine and in partnership with the Taawon (Welfare Association) to offer opportunities for the University’s Academics, Researchers and Administrative Staff to apply for fellowship to improve the quality of higher education in Palestine through gaining the required expertise in their specializations.


The mission of Academic International Relations Office is summarized in enhancing international relations, exchanging students and employees’ experiences, building capacities, and promoting cultural understanding.

International Students' Experience

Al-Quds University nourishes an excellent university environment, because of its low living cost, and its vital location centering Palestine
Naser Barakat
Bachelor's Student
I choose Al-Quds University for its distinguished scientific and academic level, especially the health faculties
Sura Manadra
Bachelor's Student
Bagrut certification is accepted at Al-Quds University and it is subject to the Tawjihi official condition and requirements.
Aden Abu Raya
Bachelor's Student
Al-Quds University accepts the matriculation certificate, and it is subject to the conditions of the high school equivalency.
Omran Natoor
Bachelor's Student


Support the establishment of new international mobility agreements

Promote and increase the flow of outgoing AQU students, scholars and staff as well as incoming international students and scholars by signing international mobility programs agreements.

Support the creation and consolidation of stable networks of cooperation

Facilitate and establish cooperation networks with international partners for mutual projects, academic and research development by signing agreements with universities in all regions of the world.

Support the development of international projects as well as the establishment of international double, multiple or joint degrees

Provide services in proposal development to the Centers, Departments and Faculties at AQU when applying for projects and degrees under international programs to ensure the quality of the proposal and a good coordination between the partners in order to improve the success rate for international programs applications.

Support Program linguistic and intercultural competence

Linguistic and cultural programs are an important element in the internationalization of AQU and in increasing intercultural competence with the world.

Support the development of intercultural activities

Promote the intercultural activities within AQU to enhance the experience of international students and scholars who will help sustain AQU’s position as an international education promoter.

Scholarships & Exchange Programs!

Needy and exceptional undergraduate students & Exchange programme to support exceptional Palestinian students

Our Team

Providing comprehensive assistance to Al-Quds University students’, professors’ & international students and visitors.

Mrs. Asma Bader
Mrs. Asma Bader
Mobility Coordinator
Prof. Moatasem Hamdan
Prof. Moatasem Hamdan
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Mobility Flow
Cooperation Agreement

Get in Touch with Us

We are happy to answer all your questions and inquires, please fill the below form and we will get in touch with you as soon as possible, or visit the international academic relations office on the Main Campus at Abu Dis

Working days : Saturday to Wednesday from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
Weekend day: Thursdays & Fridays

International Academic Relations:
Faculty of Science – Third Floor
Main Campus, Al-Quds University
Abu Dis, Palestine

Phone: (+970) 2 2796111

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