Palestine Polytechnic University is one of the public universities in Palestine that provides academic and vocational degrees in engineering and technology. PPU currently includes the faculties of Engineering and Technology, Applied Sciences, Administrative Sciences and Informatics, Information Technology and Computer Engineering, and Applied Professions. PPU also provides 6 handpicked master programs. It is considered to be a medium sized university as it has more than 60 academic programs with more than (6,500) students and almost a (1,500) graduates annually. PPU is located in Southern Hebron in Wadi Alhariya area with a campus of six main buildings that host Engineering, Sciences, and IT programs in addition to the Administrative departments, Biotechnology Research Center and Faculty of Applied Professions. Another Smaller campus of PPU is located in Abu Rumman area, 2 kilometers away from the main campus and hosts the Faculty of Administrative Sciences and the IT Center of Excellence. All PPU campuses are equipped with the labs and workshops, study areas and libraries, in addition to services areas and students clinics.
PPU was established as a technical institute in 1978 and has grown to be an accredited university by the Palestinian university presidents’ council in 1999, a member in the Association of the Arab Universities and a member of the International Universities Association of UNESCO in the year 2006.
The main goal of Palestine Polytechnic University is shown through its vision of becoming a Science, Technology, and Innovation Entrepreneurial University by the year 2019.
PPU is building up refined and highly qualifying programs that attract the finest scholars and researchers from all over the world, through partnerships with local and international institutions of public, private and educational sectors. Studying as an Al Ghurair STEM Scholar at PPU, will enable students to access specializations that are in high demand in the local and international labor market. Scholars will also have access to internship and training opportunities as well as unique skill development programs offered by PPU including ‘Passport To Success’ and ‘iServe’.
Below are some useful links to the PPU website:
Application requirements and process: https://admission.ppu.edu/
Students Guide: https://www.ppu.edu/assets/guide2017/plans/mobile/index.html#p=1