Palestine Polytechnic University

Coordinates: 31°32′1″N 35°5′50″E / 31.53361°N 35.09722°E / 31.53361; 35.09722
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Palestine Polytechnic University
جامعة بوليتكنك فلسطين
PresidentAmjad Barham
Vice-presidentAyman Soltan
Raed Amro
Zuhdi Salhab
Islam Hassouneh
Location, ,
31°32′1″N 35°5′50″E / 31.53361°N 35.09722°E / 31.53361; 35.09722

Palestine Polytechnic University (PPU; Arabic: جامعة بوليتكنك فلسطين) is a university located in Hebron, West Bank, Palestine. The school was founded in 1978 by the University Graduates Union (UGU), a non-profit organization in Hebron. Enrollment in 2007 exceeded 5000 students.[citation needed]

PPU has five colleges: College of Engineering, College of Information Technology and Computer Engineering, College of Applied Science, College of Administrative Science and Informatics and College of Applied Professions. It offers a master's degree in Mechatronics, Mathematics, Biotechnology, and Informatics. It offers two-year diploma degrees and a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering.[citation needed] PPU is recognized by the Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education and is an member in the Rector Conference of Palestinian Universities, in the Islamic University Union, in the Arabic University Union, and in the Universal University Union.[citation needed]


In 2020 the University said it would be naming one of its gates after Abu Iyad, a perpetrator of the Munich massacre.[1]

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  1. ^ "Palestinian Uni. new gate named after planner of Munich Olympics massacre". The Jerusalem Post. Retrieved 2022-07-12.
  2. ^ "Our Light In Times Of Darkness Might Lift Arab Idol Crown In Finale". HuffPost. 2017-02-22. Retrieved 2022-07-12. Yacoub holds a diploma in interior design from Palestine Polytechnic University in Hebron. He also studied music at Edward Said National Conservatory of Music.