Birzeit University was the first institution of higher education in Palestine to develop graduate studies by offering a Master’s degree in Education in 1976. Starting with the academic year 1994-95 other graduate programs were gradually introduced. Currently the university offers 26 Master’s degree programs.
Graduate students registered in specific faculties of their specialty are also considered students in the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The university is always working to upgrade the infrastructure and human resources in order to develop and advance its programs and adapt to changing needs in the community..