Vision, Mission, and Values

Our vision

A national, non-profit, pluralistic, independent university, dedicated to producing leaders, and knowledge in service of humanity and of all Palestinians everywhere. 

Our Mission

A Palestinian non-profit university, overseen by an independent Board of Trustees, committed to freedom of thought and expression, democratic practices and social diversity. The University offers distinguished and globally engaged teaching, research, and community-based programs designed to cultivate leadership skills, national and humanitarian values, critical thinking, lifelong learning, and a spirit of initiative and responsibility towards society and the environment in the context of an institutional culture of sound governance, openness, pluralism, and autonomy.

Our Values

The University law and associated regulations, processes and procedures follow principles and values that guide and inform performance of all its constituencies towards effective fulfillment of the University mission and vision.

  • Patriotism
  • Justice
  • Equality
  • Diversity
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Integrity and professionalism
  • Sustainable development
  • Life-long learning
  • Academic Freedom
  • Commitment to the right to education
  • Global engagement
  • Environmental awareness
  • Accountability and shared governance