AN NAJAH NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

Vision

An-Najah National University is dedicated to promoting understanding, providing the highest quality undergraduate and graduate education, and serving as a leader in scientific research. An-Najah acts as a base for sustainable development by encouraging students and the University community to assume leadership roles and to participate in serving society.

Mission

An-Najah National University is a public institution whose mission is to advance learning, share knowledge and foster the skills needed in young men and women to succeed as people and professionals in all spheres of life. An-Najah also aims to instill a love of understanding in the students and to promote a culture of scientific excellence. The University strives to equip its students with the skills necessary to be productive and creative members of the Palestinian society and to compete in the domestic, Arab and international work markets.

The University is also dedicated to advancing scientific research on a global level and to meeting the community’s needs by participating in sustainable economic, technical and human development. Additionally, An-Najah strives to preserve the cultural and religious heritage of the Palestinian people and to increase knowledge of this heritage.

Strategic Purposes:

Advancing, developing and promoting higher education.
Advancing and promoting scientific research in the sciences and humanities for the achievement and enrichment of scientific knowledge.
Activating the role of the University as a leader and catalyst in serving the community and solving its problems.
Raising the level of efficiency of the administrative performance at the University so that administrative services can effectively assist the University in achieving its mission.

AL-AZHAR UNIVERSITY GAZA

Mission
Al Azhar University-Gaza (AUG) aims to satisfy the needs of the Palestinian community with qualified personnel in diverse disciplines of knowledge, applied scientific research, and sustainable development. AUG focuses on employing the most sophisticated information technology and communication means in maintaining the authenticity of Arab-Islamic heritage as well as adhering to human rights principles.

Vision
Al Azhar University-Gaza (AUG) strives to create knowledge, uniqueness, excellence, innovation and creativity through the academics and students; to be one of the pioneering universities nationally, regionally and internationally; to be a beacon of scientific research and development in the Palestinian society; and to be fully committed to comprehensive quality and continuous improvement .

Strategic Goals
To build and improve the capacities of the academic and administrative staff members in order to support the academic process, scientific research and community service.
To build and improve the capacities of the academic and administrative staff members in order to support the academic process, scientific research and community service.
To develop the university’s academic programs in order to meet the Palestinian’s labor market needs through creating a distinctive, innovative and high quality educational environment.
To contribute in improving the knowledge level as a basis for establishing the university’s strategic plans.
To strengthen the university’s community engagement through providing consulting, training and research services as well as encouraging voluntary work.
To strengthen the university’s external relations with regional and international organizations and universities and enhance the university’s abilities to reach the Palestinian, Arab, Islamic and international sources of fund.

UNIVERSITY OF HAIFA

Founded 1963 as University Institute of Haifa under an agreement between the municipal authorities of Haifa and the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. Became an accredited autonomous institution 1972. Receives financial support from the government.

The University of Haifa, established in 1972, is an academic institution whose initial and central function is to carry out excellent academic teaching and research. The academic excellence is showcased in many various interdisciplinary and international programs and by means of collaborations with academic institutions around the world.

The University of Haifa is a developing and dynamic institution with a world-renowned reputation in many different fields of research, and it is the leading University in Israel in the fields of the Humanities, Social Sciences, Law, Welfare and Health Sciences, Natural Sciences, Education and Management. The University was selected by the Council for Higher Education to lead the field of Marine Research as well as the field of Education in a Networked Society. The University offers 20 international academic programs in the English language which attract many excellent students from Israel and abroad.

The University is situated atop Mount Carmel, where Haifa’s southern boundary verges on the Carmel National Park which is one of the most beautiful places in Israel, and over 18,000 students study here for their undergraduate, graduate and doctoral Degrees.

Our faculty and student population is unique in its composition. We have the largest number of military and security personnel who acquire their education there alongside Jewish, Haredi and secular students, new immigrants, Arabs and Druze. The University of Haifa is the most pluralistic institution of higher learning in Israel and is a shining example of how excellent research and teaching can be conducted in an atmosphere of mutual respect and inclusion. This is our contribution to the State of Israel and its continued strength.

The University’s distinctive mission is to foster academic excellence in an atmosphere of tolerance and multiculturalism – an environment which contributes to excellent research and to more exceptional, creative and productive alumni – while strengthening Israel’s northern region to the benefit of strengthening Israel as a whole. We view this mission as being of strategic importance to the continued existence and prosperity of the State of Israel.

TECHNION INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

Technion Vision: A science and technology research university, among the world’s top ten, dedicated to the creation of knowledge and the development of human capital and leadership, for the advancement of the State of Israel and all humanity.

Technion – Israel Institute of Technology is a public research university in Haifa, Israel. Founded in 1912, Technion is the country’s oldest university. The institute offers degrees in science and engineering, and related fields such as architecture, medicine, industrial management and education. Although the official language of instruction at Technion is Hebrew, several undergraduate and graduate study programs and courses are taught in English through Technion International.

Technion, consistently ranked among the world’s top 50, is a major source of the innovation and brainpower that drives the Israeli economy. Technion graduates represent 70 percent of the high-tech workforce and established Israel’s industrial infrastructure, reinforced its technological defense capabilities, and pioneered its technology-based enterprises, that has earned the country’s reputation as the world’s “Startup Nation”Technion_Campus10 w338 (with the highest concentration of high-tech companies anywhere outside the Silicon Valley). Set on a modern campus, Technion is home to a prominent faculty, among them three recent Nobel laureates, and a long list of notable alumni including engineers, scientists, physicians, professors and entrepreneurs. The institute has also been acknowledged as one of the world’s leading entrepreneurial ecosystems and incubator for future successful entrepreneurs.

INTERDISCIPLINARY CENTRE HERZLIYA

About IDC Herzliya

IDC Herzliya is an academic institution that changed the face of higher education in Israel and became a successful, pioneering model and a source of inspiration.
Founded by renowned Israeli Professor Uriel Reichman in 1994, IDC Herzliya is a non-profit organization modeled after Ivy League universities in the U.S. In the twenty years since its establishment, IDC Herzliya’s success has drawn both international recognition and some of the finest lecturers and researchers from around the world to our doorstep.

IDC Herzliya’s founders sought to create an Israeli university in which personal achievements go hand in hand with social responsibility. Our outlook is rooted in the concepts of “freedom and responsibility” and emphasizes initiative and leadership alongside community service.

IDC Herzliya is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in education and research and the training of future leaders by providing educational programs which combine academic study with practical, hands-on training and encourage innovative thinking. Our faculty is dedicated to IDC Herzliya’s primary goal: giving our students the tools they need to become leaders both in Israel and abroad.

In addition to the aforementioned goals, we are committed to dealing with issues of: Israel’s social & moral agenda; constitutional & governmental reconstruction; economic growth based on a free enterprise system; reevaluation of Israel’s diplomatic strategies and policies and more.

There were no private educational institutions of significance in Israel until 1994, when IDC Herzliya was founded. Modeled on Ivy League universities in the United States, IDC Herzliya is a non-profit corporate entity which is not subsidized by the government and is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in education and research. Its founders aimed to create an Israeli university for the third millennium – a university where personal achievement goes hand in hand with social responsibility.

IDC HERZLIYA’s approach is fundamentally different from other academic institutions in Israel because of its interdisciplinary spirit and strong social commitment.

IDC HERZLIYA seeks to train a future Israeli leadership of the highest caliber in the fields of law, business, government, computer science, communications, psychology and economics.

IDC HERZLIYA aspires to provide its students with a broad, in-depth education and the skills needed to excel in the international business arena of the 21st century.

IDC HERZLIYA seeks to employ accomplished faculty of international repute whose careers reflect a combination of scholarly excellence and practical experience.

IDC Herzliya fosters research, scholarship, and development programs noted for their quality, creativity, innovation and impact. IDC Herzliya is a center for the creation of knowledge; the advancement of the social sciences linked to jurisprudence, the sciences and innovation. IDC Herzliya is a leading hub for innovative and collaborative research.

IDC HERZLIYA, a non-profit organization established for the public good, charges tuition based on actual costs, while taking into account the financial means of its students. It selects and rewards its faculty and administrative staff on the basis of individual merit.

IDC HERZLIYA is actively involved in the community, contributing according to its capabilities and the resources at its disposal.

IDC HERZLIYA is committed to the fundamental values of a free and tolerant society, while maintaining a Zionist philosophy – first and foremost, freedom of the individual for self-realization in all realms of thought and action, while striving to strengthen the State of Israel.

IDC HERZLIYA’S motto is "freedom and responsibility."

THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY OF JERUSALEM

Founded 1918 and opened on Mount Scopus 1925. Transferred to Central Jerusalem 1948 when Mount Scopus was cut off from Jewish section of the city. Construction of Givat Ram campus started 1954, completed 1958. Mount Scopus campus reopened 1967, and the return of the student body and staff was completed 1981. Also campuses in Rehovot (Agriculture), and Ein Karem, Jerusalem (Medical Sciences). A private Institution financially supported by the Government, tuition fees and donations.

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, founded in 1918 and opened officially in 1925, is Israel’s premier university as well as its leading research institution. The Hebrew University is ranked internationally among the 100 leading universities in the world and first among Israeli universities.

The recognition the Hebrew University has attained confirms its reputation for excellence and its leading role in the scientific community. It stresses excellence and offers a wide array of study opportunities in the humanities, social sciences, exact sciences and medicine. The university encourages multi-disciplinary activities in Israel and overseas and serves as a bridge between academic research and its social and industrial applications.

The Hebrew University has set as its goals the training of public, scientific, educational and professional leadership; the preservation of and research into Jewish, cultural, spiritual and intellectual traditions; and the expansion of the boundaries of knowledge for the benefit of all humanity.

The Hebrew University strives for excellence, an integral element in its academic life. Its outstanding scholars have achieved impressive breakthroughs in a variety of disciplines, and it is among the very top winners of the European Research Council’s competitive grants to young researchers. One-third of all competitive research grants awarded in Israel are won by Hebrew University scholars.

TEL-AVIV UNIVERSITY

Tel Aviv University is now Israel’s largest and most comprehensive institution of higher learning, with over 30,000 students studying across nine faculties, 29 schools and 98 departments. TAU’s rise as a world-renowned university in a mere fifty years demonstrates the power of vision and dedication.

Founded 1953 as a municipal institution, incorporating the former School of Law and Economics, established 1935, the Institute of Natural Sciences, and the Institute of Jewish Studies. Became University 1956. An autonomous institution with independent organizational status. 70% of income provided by the government.

Tel Aviv University is consistently ranked as one of Israel’s top educational establishments. In the 2012 Times Higher Education survey, which evaluated 17,500 universities worldwide, TAU was placed in the top 100 research institutions in the world, receiving the same ranking as Brown University in the United States and the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom. The groundbreaking research the university has promoted and sponsored has been recognized by prestigious academic award committees and has benefitted countless people worldwide.

Interdisciplinary Research
One of TAU’s top academic priorities is fostering interdisciplinary attitudes across all fields of research, in the sciences, arts and humanities. It has established several centers dedicated to bringing researchers from different fields together and encouraging them to share their knowledge and develop new understandings and methodologies to benefit society. From neuroscience to the study of culture, TAU has been at the forefront of the increasing global trend of blending rather than segregating disciplines.

Groundbreaking Research
Tel Aviv University has the greatest research output of all Israeli universities and the highest citation rate relative to its staff. In 2011 TAU was ranked 14th in the world in citations per staff member, the highest ranking of any Israeli university.
Additionally, each year several of TAU’s faculty members are chosen to receive the Israel Prize – the most prestigious award bestowed by the Israeli government, meant to recognize excellence in academia or exceptional contributions to Israeli culture.

THE UNIVERSITY OF JORDAN

Science is the foundation stone for progress and development taking place in human life, the University of Jordan (UJ), which was founded in 1962, has grown to become Jordan’s largest and leading institution of higher education, and has evolved into a comprehensive university with national and international prominence, it has offered a wide choice of academic programs for students who can choose from more than 250 Programs from 24 schools in various disciplines.
​UJ offers 94 bachelors in different programs in Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Rehabilitation Science, Science, Agriculture, Engineering, Information Technology, Art, Business Administration, Sharia’a, Educational Sciences, law, Physical Education, Arts and Design, International Studies, Foreign Languages, Archaeology and Tourism.
At graduate level, UJ provides 38 doctoral Programs, which represent more than 50% of doctoral programs in Jordan, and 111 master programs, which represent about 25% of master programs in Jordan, 16 higher specialization programs in medicine and one in dentistry, and 3 diploma programs.
Since its foundation, the number of UJ graduates have exceeded 200,000 graduates around the world, and UJ’s employment reputation is 267 worldwide according to QS World Universities Ranking 2018.
UJ has qualified academics working in parallel with its ambition and aspirations to excel, many of them have held many key roles in academic, administrative and political fields in Jordan, some of them are ministers, advisers, deputies and heads of universities, while some are excelled in innovation, scientific research and literature.
UJ is not only looking to reach the highest level of excellence, but it is also trying to apply the principles of total quality management and to use the latest information technologies in its programs and strategies. The University of Jordan has achieved advanced positions in various international rankings: UJ is one of the best 600 Universities worldwide, one of the best 10 Arab universities, and it has recently achieved 4 stars according to QS. In addition, UJ has gained many international accreditations for its programs, such as medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, engineering, rehabilitation and other disciplines.​​

PRINCESS SUMAYA UNIVERSITY FOR TECHNOLOGY

Princess Sumaya University for Technology’s mission is to graduate distinguished and qualified students to serve the market and enrish it in the leading technological fields of ICT, electronics, business, and communications. Our graduates will be capable of competing academically and professionally in the national and international jobs markets, actively participating in building the ICT sectors in Jordan. In accordance with official policy, PSUT focuses on promoting solid research in the leading technological fields, and building a research platform for Jordanian industry.

Founded in 1991, Princess Sumaya University for Technology (PSUT) is the only private and non-profit university in Jordan. It is owned by the Royal Scientific Society (RSS), the foremost applied research center in Jordan. Like RSS, PSUT is part of El Hassan Science City located in Amman, Jordan. PSUT»s main mission is to educate students and qualify them to pursue careers in the fields of information and communications technology (ICT), electronics, computer engineering, communication engineering, and business. PSUT offers Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degrees in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Graphics and Animation, Networks And Information Security Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Communications Engineering, Power & Energy Engineering, MIS, Business Administration, E-marketing & Social Media, Accounting, Business Information Technology. Also, Masters of Science (M.Sc) degrees are conferred in Computer Science , Information System Security & Digital Criminology, Electrical Engineering, Data Science,Enterprise System Engineering, as well as Global Master of Business Administration (MBA) in collaboration with Lancaster University in the United Kingdom. PSUT offers also (Phd) degree in Computer Science.

Being part of El Hassan Science City, PSUT strives to create a culture of entrepreneurship among its students. PSUT is licensed and all its programs are accredited by the Jordanian Higher Education Accreditation Commission.

PSUT strives to be the leader in building the ICT and electronics sectors in Jordan and a research platform for Jordanian industry. Simply put, our goal is to have PSUT be "the University of the Future" where highly qualified and talented students are educated and ready to join competitive markets in the 21st century and beyond. We at PSUT promote excellence, scholarship, commitment, innovation and entrepreneurship that drive the private sector.

In less than twenty years, PSUT has become the leading university for the study of information and communication technology, electronics and computer engineering, and a center of educational excellence both in Jordan and the surrounding region. Graduates are in high demand and often receive job offers before they complete their degrees. Moreover, PSUT research activities are focused in the key areas of interest to EL Hassan Science City to help with Jordan’s economic drive.

PSUT encourages creativity and innovation in all areas of life. Versatility, curiosity, an appetite for continual personal growth and enrichment, and the ability to look outside one’s own discipline are the keys to success in the wider world, and, beyond that, to leadership and the possibility of making a unique contribution to the community. Rigorous academic work at PSUT is complemented outside the classroom by an offering of extra-curricular activities.