Al-Quds Open University (QOU) 

IAU Member


top General Information


Street:Irsal Street, Kanan Bld, 4th floor
PO Box 1804


Province:West Bank


Fax:+972(2) 2964570


Other Sites

20 Branches in the major citites of Palestine

Institution Funding



Founded 1985. Acquired present status 1991. At present there are 20 educational Branches and Study Centres in the major cities of Palestine,.

Academic Year

September 1st. to May 31st. first semester from September to early January; Second semester from (Mid January to May); also (2) Summer Semesters, (June to end of August).

Admission Requirements

Secondary school Certificate (Tawjihi) with an average 65 and higher

Tuition Fees

National:17 per credit hour (JOD)



Accrediting Agency

Ministry of Higher Education, Association of Arab Universities

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Younes Amro

Job title:President

Senior Administrative Officer : Marwan Darwish

Job title:Vice-President of Administrative Affairs

Senior Administrative Officer : Samir Al-Najdi

Job title:Vice-President for Academic Affairs

International Relations Officer : Lucy Hishmeh

Job title:Head, Public Relations Department

top Divisions

Centre : Continuing Education and Communication Service

Fields of study:Communication Studies, Continuing Education

More details:Community Studies, Continuing Education

Centre : Information and Communication Technology

Fields of study:Computer Networks, Information Technology, Telecommunications Engineering

More details:Information Technology, Telecommunications Engineering, networking

Centre : Media Production

Fields of study:Educational Technology, Media Studies

More details:Educational Media production, documentaries, Web TV

Centre : Open Learning Center

More details:e-Learning, e- Course design

Department/Division : Research and Postgraduate Studies

Fields of study:Distance Education, Information Sciences, Public Administration, Social Work

More details:Researches on open Education, Periodicals: QOU’s Refereed Research Journal

Faculty : Administration and Economic Sciences

Fields of study:Accountancy, Banking, Economics, Finance, Health Administration, Marketing

Faculty : Agriculture

Fields of study:Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Food Science, Horticulture, Plant and Crop Protection, Rural Planning

Faculty : Education

Fields of study:Arabic, Biology, Chemistry, English, History, Islamic Studies, Mathematics, Physics

Faculty : Media

Fields of study:Media Studies

Faculty : Social and Family Development

Fields of study:Child Care and Development, Family Studies, Social Work, Special Education

Faculty : Technology and Applied Sciences

Fields of study:Computer Science, Information Technology

top Degrees


Fields of study:Education

Bachelor's Degree

Fields of study:Administration, Agriculture, Education, Social Sciences, Technology

top Student Services and Facilities

Student Services

Academic Counselling


Careers Guidance

Cultural Activities


Facilities for Disabled People

IT Centre

Language Laboratory


Social Counselling

top Academic Periodicals


QOU's Refereed Research Journal

Resalat Jamiat Al-Quds Al Maftooha

Updated on 19-10-2014