Israa’ University-Gaza to cooperate with Birzeit University in Media

The Director of the Media Development Center (MDC) Nibal Thawabteh, and the center’s consultant in Gaza Fathi Sabbah visited recently Israa’ University in Gaza, and discussed prospects of cooperation in media technology.

The two parties looked for ways to develop new courses at Israa’ University in new media journalism in line with the latest global developments.

Hajjar said that Israa’ University is committed to provide a quality of dynamic and professional higher- education, which is integrated with the Palestinian national identity and culture. He alluded to Birzeit University’s experience, describing it as exemplary for other higher-education institutions in Palestine.

Israa’ University, according to Hajjar, is specifically concerned in scientific research and is committed to publish periodical related journals.

Thawabteh expressed her enthusiasm to visit Israa’ University. “I believe that we can build a fruitful academic and professional partnership for our young journalists.” She pointed out that this initiative is part of the National Initiative for Developing Media in Palestine that the Media development Center is implementing in cooperation with other 80 institutions.