PAU is located at the top of Mountain Dhaher, one of the most captivating hills in Bethlehem. From the North, it overlooks the Jerusalem hills and Bethlehem, the cradle of Jesus. Westwards, lie the city of Beit-Jala and Al-Doha while southwards lie the Dehaisha Camp and the hills of Artass. From the East, it overlooks Beit Sahour, the scenic rural East with Mt. Herodeon, the famous historic and archeological site.