University Ranking (QS)
In 2019, the university maintained its excellence in research and teaching, and was ranked by QS World University Rankings – in their 2019 edition – in the 801-1000 range, which included universities from 85 countries. Birzeit University remained the top Palestinian university and retained its position as the 38th best university in the Arab world.
In 2018, QS University Rankings featured the very first Palestinian university in its 2018 World Rankings, as Birzeit University outranked its national peers, ranked 38th in the Arab world, and broke into the top 3% of universities worldwide. This comes on the heels of QS choosing Birzeit University as one of the leading 100 Arab universities for the third time consecutively.
For the past four consecutive years, Birzeit University has been consistently ranked as one of the best 100 universities in the Arab world and the leading university in Palestine.