Birzeit University in international rankings

Birzeit University has always held a prominent position as the foremost higher education institution in Palestine and one of the leading universities in the Arab world. 

Despite of the financial and infrastructure problems that beset the university, and the extraordinary circumstances that envelope Palestine, which especially affect how the university is measured on the international faculty and international student metrics, Birzeit University continues to be a bastion of research and academic excellence, and remains true to its mission as it shapes the leaders of the future.

Birzeit University has been ranked as one of the top 2.7 percent of universities worldwide by QS World University Rankings in its 2019 edition. The university has also been ranked first in Palestine for the sixth consecutive year in the Webometrics Google Scholar Citations rankings.