Al Azhar University-Gaza

country rank  8
world rank  8084

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University Overview

Established in 1991, Al Azhar University-Gaza is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Gaza City (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Gaza Strip. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Palestinian Territory, Al Azhar University-Gaza (AUG) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Al Azhar University-Gaza (AUG) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 29 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Palestinian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة الأزهر بغزة
Acronym AUG
Founded 1991
Colours Blue

University Location

Address PO Box 1277
Gaza City (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
1277 Gaza Strip
Palestinian Territory
T +970 (8) 282 4020
F +970 (8) 282 3180

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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
+970 (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

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Al Azhar University-Gaza's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Palestinian Territory

Year of first Accreditation


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)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020