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Prof. Labib Arafa

Dean of Information Technology Faculty

eit.dean@paluniv.edu.ps

00970 - 22751566 / 123

Introduction:

In accordance with the belief of Palestine Ahliya University to keep pace with rapid scientific and technological advancements and meet the needs of the modern technology labor market, the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology was established in 2008. The faculty comprises distinguished faculty members and outstanding academic programs, including Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Multimedia and Digital Production, Interior Design and Decoration , Intelligent Systems Engineering Program, Electrical Engineering/ Minor, Renewable Energy, Computer Engineering and Civil Engineering and Building Services

Recently, the college has been working to update and enhance these academic programs to align with technological developments and the needs of the local, regional, and global markets, thus reducing the gap between learning outcomes and market needs. The faculty has also equipped its students with the latest devices and necessary labs, along with up-to-date curricula, and established partnerships with public and private sectors in various fields to cope with the significant advancements and bridge the gap between the university and the labor market in the areas of engineering and information technology. Responding to the requirements of economic development in Palestine and the Arab world, the college plans to offer more distinguished specializations at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels soon.

 

VISION: The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology aspires to provide the essential elements for continuous development in education in intelligent systems engineering and information technology. It aims to keep up with rapid scientific and technological advancements, ensuring the quality of academic performance and learning outcomes. The college also strives to raise its graduates to a level of excellence and high competitiveness, encouraging them to establish private projects, achieve distinguished applied scientific research, and maximize the college’s role in serving and developing the community.

MISSION: Through its distinguished faculty members, real and effective partnerships with local job operators, and the requirements of the regional and global markets, as well as international scientific research partnerships, the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology aims to:

Graduate scientific and professional specialist equipped with knowledge, skills, and capabilities in engineering and information technology to meet the needs of the local, regional, and global labor markets. They will be competitive and capable of pursuing postgraduate studies and conducting scientific research in engineering and information technology.

Provide modern educational curricula aligned with significant and successive advancements in engineering and information technology sciences and compatible with local, regional, and global labor market requirements.

Present distinguished scientific and applied engineering and information technology research and publish them in international journals.

 

Objectives: 

  1. Education: Preparing distinguished scientific and professional specialists to meet local, regional, and global labor market needs.
  2. Research: Developing scientific research and encouraging research and consultations in engineering and information technology. Additionally, enhancing scientific research for students and link it to practical work to address the most critical problems faced by the labor market through scientific study and analysis.
  3. Community: Forming genuine partnerships with local community institutions to overcome professional obstacles that graduates may encounter and reduce the gap between learning outcomes and labor market requirements.
  4. Teaching Methods: Adopting modern teaching methods and striving to use the latest technological tools, including software and providing modern laboratories and requirements for the educational process.
  5. Local and International Relations and Partnerships: Developing and enhancing students’ work-related skills during their studies and practical training in the labor market to gain the practical experience needed to find better job opportunities. Also, engaging in scientific agreements with local, regional, and global counterparts to exchange expertise and conduct research related to information technology.
  6. Labs: Establishing and equipping advanced computer and intelligent systems labs and Providing the latest applied educational programs and systems
  7. Seminars and Conferences: Collaborating with local, regional, and global counterpart colleges, exchanging faculty members and students, organizing workshops, and holding scientific conferences to deepen concepts and raise the scientific level among specialized cadres.

 

To ensure the provision of high-quality academic programs and bridge the gap between the intended learning outcomes and labor market requirements, the faculty is committed to regularly updating and developing its programs, including capacity building of faculty members, students, labs, and necessary facilities.