Dean of Business and Economics


 Faculty of Business and Economics, Department of Accounting


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 Akram Rahhal is the dean of Business and Economics Faculty at Al-Quds University in Jerusalem since 2010 and assistant professor in accounting department since 2009. In 2008, Dr. Rahhal holds a PhD in Taxation from Hacettepe University in Turkey and in 2001 holds MA in Accounting from Alquds University, in addition to a in Accounting from Bethlehem University in 1998. Since 2012, Dr. Rahhal was a member of examination committee of Palestinian Certified Public Accountant (PCPA) and consultant for different associations. In 2009, He was a founder of Internal Control Unit at Alquds University and managing for two years, in addition to, he was the chairman of Accounting Department during same period. After holding his in 1998 he was accountant in financial Department of Palestinian Telecommunication Company (Paltel) - Bethlehem- Palestine and in Alquds University – Abu Dis.

Research interests

  • Conducting Research in Tax Accounting.
  • Managerial Accounting

Selected publications

  • Rahhal, Akram "Weaknesses in Palestinian Income Tax System: Reasons and Possible Remedies", International Journal of Accounting Research Vol 1 Issue June (2012).
  • "An Evaluation of Palestinian Income Tax System in the Light of Global Developments", PhD Dissertation- Hacettepe University- Turkey- 2008 "The Analysis of the Incentive System in Israel, Journal of Sosyo Ekonomi", Vol: 1, Ankara, 2005.
  • "An Evaluation of Internal Control in Palestinian High Education Institutions", Master Project, Alquds University, Palestine, 2001.

Teaching activities

  • Cost Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Tax Accounting, Governmental and Not-For-Profit Accounting, Selected Topics in Financial Accounting and Accounting Principle


  • (June 2009) Organizing and Leading a workshop about The Importance of Internal Control and its Implementation
  • March 2010 participating in the Evaluation Committee of E-Learning project at Alquds University
  • (Sept. 2010) participating in second conference of Auditing and Accounting History in Balkans and Middle East Countries with a paper titled by (The Development of Auditing Profession in Palestine- Critical Approach) Istanbul- Turkey
  • Nov.2010 participating in the committee of evaluating the grading system at Alquds University
  • (June 2011) Organizing a Seminar about the Economic Relationship between Palestine and Turkey
  • June 2012 participating in work shop of entrepreneurship in Staffordshire University in UK
  • June 2013 participating in third conference of Auditing and Accounting History in Balkans and Middle East Countries with a paper titled by (Techniques of Creative Accounting practiced in Palestinian Insurance Companies) Istanbul- Turkey