Top Universities in Palestinian Territories

An-Najah National University is the top ranked university in Palestinian Territories, according to the Webometrics ranking of Top Colleges and Best Universities of Palestinian Territories (July 2011), followed by Islamic University of Gaza in 2nd place nationally and Birzeit University in 3rd place nationally.

An-Najah National University is a leading non-governmental public university. It was accepted as a member in the World Union of Universities in 1981. The University's Faculty of Human Medicine was accredited as an independent faculty by the Accreditation and Quality Assurance Commission at the Palestinian Ministry of Education and Higher Education.

Islamic University of Gaza (IUG) is an independent academic institution located in Gaza. It is a member of the following associations: International Association of Universities, Community of Mediterranean Universities, Association of Arab Universities and Association of Islamic Universities. IUG graduates are among the most employable in Gaza.

Birzeit University is the first institution of higher education established in Palestine. The University offers a range of undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate degrees through the following faculties: Arts, Commerce and Economics, Engineering, Sciences, Information Technology, Law and Public Administration, Nursing and Allied Health Professions, and Graduate Studies.

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