Al Azhar University-Gaza

Al Azhar University-Gaza Ranking

country rank: 8
world rank: 5078

University Overview

Al Azhar University-Gaza ranking, founded in 1991, is a non-profit public higher-education institution in the Gaza Strip’s capital of Gaza City (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 people). Al Azhar University-Gaza ranking (AUG) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Palestinian higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Palestinian Ministry of Education and Higher Education. In a variety of fields of study, Al Azhar University-Gaza (AUG) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s and master’s degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Palestinian higher-education school, which has been around for 29 years, has a rigorous admission criteria based on students’ previous academic records and grades. This Palestinian higher education organization has a 60-70 percent admittance rate, making it a moderately selective school. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. AUG also offers a library, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and remote learning options, as well as administrative services to students.

Al Azhar University-Gaza Ranking

University Identity

Name Al Azhar University-Gaza
Acronym AUG
Founded 1991
Colours Blue

University Location

Address PO Box 1277 Gaza City 1277 Gaza Strip Palestinian Territory
Tel +970 (8) 282 4020
Fax +970 (8) 282 3180

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Al-Azhar University-Gaza Gaza 1277 (8) 2641885

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW) International Association of Universities (IAU) Association of Arab Universities (AArU) Association of Agricultural Research Institutions in the Near East and North Africa (AARINENA)

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