Islamic University of Gaza

World University Rankings 2024
Impact Rankings 2023
Young University Rankings 2023
P.O.Box 108, Rimal St, Gaza City, Palestine

About Islamic University of Gaza

Islamic University of Gaza was founded in 1978. Before the university was established, students seeking higher education had to go to Egypt because there were no universities in the Gaza Strip.

The university is located in Gaza, the largest city in the Gaza Strip.

While the university’s main campus is in Gaza City, there are two other campuses in the middle of Gaza and in the southern Gaza Strip. The campus in the middle of Gaza is home to the University Hospital.

There are 11 faculties within the university: medicine, engineering, information technology, nursing, health science, science, arts, Sharia and law, Osoul Eddin (fundamentals of religion), education, and commerce. Each faculty is divided into different departments offering both undergraduate and graduate degree programmes.

There are also PhD degree programmes available for students looking to continue their studies. These are available in the college of management, economics, engineering, arts and information technology.

The university has developed partnerships with 142 higher education institutions around the world. These include Marmara University in Turkey, the University of Glasgow in the UK and the University of Graz in Austria. Having these international partnerships enables the university to participate in academic and scientific exchanges.

There are currently 20 research centres and institutes at the university which facilitate various research projects throughout the year.

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Key statistics

  • 17,102
    Number of FTE Students
  • 28%
    Proportion of ISR Publication
  • 45.0
    No. of students per staff
  • 57 : 43
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 1%
    Percentage of International Students
Based on data collected for the (1) 2024 World University Rankings

Subjects taught at Islamic University of Gaza

  • Engineering & technology

    • General Engineering
    • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
  • Social sciences

    • Sociology
    • Geography
    • Politics & International Studies (incl Development Studies)
    • Communication & Media Studies
  • Arts & humanities

    • Archaeology
    • Architecture
    • History, Philosophy & Theology
    • Languages, Literature & Linguistics
  • Physical sciences

    • Physics & Astronomy
    • Chemistry
    • Geology, Environmental, Earth & Marine Sciences
    • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Business & economics

    • Economics & Econometrics
    • Business & Management
    • Accounting & Finance
  • Clinical, pre-clinical & health

    • Medicine & Dentistry
    • Other Health
  • Psychology

    • Psychology
  • Education

    • Education
  • Life sciences

    • Biological Sciences
  • Law

    • Law
  • Computer science

    • Computer Science