Author: George Rishmawi

Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Award

The Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Award is a year-long fellowship that recognizes and fosters innovative and ground-breaking scholarship on issues related to Palestine and Palestinians. The award will support a scholar working on a book project in any field of the humanities or social sciences who will spend the academic year at Columbia University in New York, […]

First Conference on Biodiversity and Human Diversity in Palestine

The Palestine Institute for Biodiversity and Sustainability at Bethlehem University (PIBS-BU) held the “First Palestinian Conference on Biodiversity and Human Diversity in Palestine” on Tuesday, November 30, 2021.  This conference is one of the activities of the “Unity Diversity in Nature and Society” project, funded by the European Union Peacebuilding Initiative (EUPI), and implemented in […]

Vacancy: Network Administrator

Network Administrator Bethlehem University is seeking an experienced and qualified candidate to serve as a Network Administrator.  As a member of the Department of Technology Infrastructure and Support (TIS), the position holder will help support and manage the University networks, ensure security for, enhancement, and documentation of internal networks, maintain a reliable, secure, and effective operational campus network as well as the WiFi network, maintain up to date security procedures, deploy, configure, maintain and […]

Part-Time Vacancies for Faculty Members

At the Faculty of Arts, Department of Social Sciences Bethlehem University is seeking highly qualified and well experienced part-time Faculty members to fill the following positions for the upcoming Semester, Spring 2022: Part-Time teaching position in Psychology Part-Time teaching position in Social Work Qualifications · Ph.D. degree in the related field. · At least 5 years of teaching experience in […]

Swiss Research Grant Webinar

The Research and the Community Engagement Committee held an online informational webinar on a Swiss call for projects, “Research Partnership Grants,” at 5 pm, Wednesday, Nov 24, 2021. Mr. Michael Krieger, the current manager of the Leading House for the Middle East and North Africa (LHMENA), introduced the call and discussed its eligibility criteria, funding regulation, and selection […]

St. Joseph School – Class 3B Visits BU Library

A group of 25 students from St. Joseph School Class 3B visited the Turathna Center in the Library with their teachers Ms. Nadiya Hazboun and Ms. Routi El Massou on 17 November 2021 at 11:30 A.M. The Turathuna Team Members headed by Ms. Mary Morcos welcomed them, as Ms. Mirna Zoughbi explained to them about […]

St. Joseph School visit to Library

On the morning of Thursday, 18 November 2021, a group of 24 students from St. Joseph School visited BU Library accompanied by their teacher Mrs. Nadia Hazboun. The team welcomed the students and their teacher. Library staff Mirna Zoughbi explained the various services provided by the library to the students.  Responding to a request by […]

Biology Students Visit Library

On Thursday 18 November 2021, Ms. Valerie Rock welcomed a group of second-year students from the Biology Department to the Library and oriented them on the library services and facilities in order to encourage students to use the library and benefit from its resources.  The students toured the library and were given a demonstration about […]

Another Group of Hotel Management Students Visit Library

As a continuation of the arranged Library tour, Ms. Rania Abdel Nour visited the Library on the 11th of November 2021 with two groups of students of IATA and Hotel Management. The first group consisted of 9 students from second-year Hotel management and the second group was first-year IATA students. Elizabeth D’sousa, Director of the […]

Chemistry Students Visit the Library

As a follow-up of the Library Liaison Annual meeting with the faculty, Vera Koussa as a member of the LLT took the responsibility to approach Ms. Reem Zeitoun, Faculty of Chemistry, to bring her students to visit the Library.  On the 12th of November ’21, Ms. Reem came with her 29 Chemistry students to the Library. […]

Library Welcomes Travel Agency Management Students

As a follow up of the Library Liaison Annual meeting with the faculty, Ms. Elizabeth D’souza, Library Director planned with the team in charge to approach the faculty to bring in the students to the Library. Ms. Vera Koussa approached Ms. Rania Abdel Nour, Hotel Management, and arranged the Library Tour. On the 10th of […]

Nursing Students Visit Library

On the 10th of November ’21, Ms. Narmeen Qumsieh from the Nursing Department visited the Library with 47 first-year students. Ms. Elizabeth D’souza extended a warm welcome to Ms. Narmeen Qumsieh and her students. The Library staff Miral explained at the garden level all the journals and periodicals that can be used by the students. […]

Dr. Bilal Salameh with his Students visit Library

Dr.  Bilal Salameh, from the Department of Social Science, visited the Library on the 10th of November ’21 with 55 students for a Library tour. Ms. Elizabeth D’souza, Library Director, extended a warm welcome Dr. Bilal and his students, and then Ms. Vera Koussa explained the Library services and facilities to the students. Dr. Bilal […]

The library welcomes Ms. Maram Daboub and her students

Ms. Elizabeth D’souza, the Library Director approached Ms. Maram Daboub and expressed her desire to see the students in the library and arranged the Library tour with her. On the 9th of November’21, Ms. Maram Daboub from the English Department came with a group of 39 first-year students for the Library tour. The library staff […]

Library Liaison Annual Meeting

The Annual Library Liaison meeting took place on 28th October’21 from 11:00 AM -12:00 PM in the Garden Level of the Library – L005. Ms. Elizabeth D’souza, Library Director, welcomed Fr. Iyad Twal and all the representatives of different departments to the meeting. Dr. Irene Hazou expressed her desire to attend but could not make […]

Expired: Vacancy: Plant Personnel Manager

Plant Personnel Manager Bethlehem University is seeking an experienced and qualified candidate to serve as the “Plant Personnel Manager”.  The position holder will assist the Plant Personnel Director and the University Engineer in the supervision and implementation of the day-to-day plant operations to achieve the assigned goals for the Unit. In addition, s/he will ensure that the Unit’s work is […]

Network Administrator

Bethlehem University is seeking an experienced and qualified candidate to serve as a Network Administrator.  As a member of the Department of Technology Infrastructure and Support (TIS), the position holder will help support and manage the University networks; ensure security for, enhancement, and documentation of internal networks; maintain a reliable, secure and effective operational campus network as well as the WiFi network; […]

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Agreement with universities in four countries on sustainable tourism within the CROSSDEV project

Bethlehem University signs cross-border agreement with four other universities on sustainable tourism Bethlehem University, represented by the Vice-Chancellor Br. Peter Bray, signed a cross-border agreement with four other universities in three Mediterranean countries to cooperate to create strong communities and to design people-centered tourist experiences, within the EU-funded CROSSDEV project. In addition to the Institute […]

Vacancies for Full-Time Faculty Members

Bethlehem University is seeking highly qualified and well experienced full-time Faculty members to fill the following positions for the upcoming Academic year, Fall 2021: Full Time Teaching Position in the Faculty of Education/ Learning Difficulties, PHD Full Time Teaching Position in the Faculty of Education/ Early Childhood, PHD Qualifications:      Job Factors At least, 5 years of teaching experience  Excellent knowledge in the […]

Assistant to the Dean of Students

Assistant to the Dean of Students Bethlehem University is seeking a very well experienced and highly qualified candidate to serve as the Assistant to the Dean of Students. Under the general supervision of the Dean, the Assistant to the Dean of Students, collaborates with other members of the Student Affairs Office. He/She is actively involved […]

Rare Book at BU Library, dates back to 1891

Bethlehem University library has a book that features Palestine. This rare book written in English is entitled: “Among the Holy places, A Pilgrimage through Palestine” and was published by T. Fisher Unwin (first edition January 1, 1891; 386 pages). A very interesting historical volume with fascinating photographs and illustrations. The author, REV. James Kean, M.A., […]

2021 Fund Challenge

We are delighted to launch the 2021 Fund Challenge! The Fund Challenge is a competition for undergraduate economics students sponsored as a joint initiative by the African Department (AFR), Asia and Pacific Department (APD), Institute for Capacity Development (ICD), Middle East and Central Asia Department (MCD), and Office of Innovation and Change (OIC). Finalists will […]

Vacancy: Director of Marketing, Public Relations and Communications

Director of Marketing, Public Relations and Communications Bethlehem University in the Holy Land, is seeking a very well experienced and highly qualified candidate to serve as The Director of Marketing, Public Relations and Communications. The Director is responsible for leading all efforts to plan, develop and implement the University’s marketing, public relations and communications functions.   Qualifications: Minimum of 5 years […]

Vacancy: University Secretary

University Secretary Bethlehem University in the Holy Land, is seeking a very well-experienced and highly qualified candidate to serve as The University Secretary.  The University Secretary is responsible for the effective governance of the University and for its professional services, by managing and supporting the operations of the governance and the executive management bodies of Bethlehem University. The University Secretary […]

Senior Occupational Therapy Students meet Howard University Students

The senior occupational therapy students of the Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences at Bethlehem University met online with students from Howard University, Washington. Those in the meeting are engaged in research for their seminar courses, and the Howard University students are conducting research for a master’s degree. The meeting began with a presentation by each […]

BU Nursing Students meet with King’s College London Students

The Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Palliative Care, at King’s College London represented by Dr. Jaqualyn Moore and the Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences, at Bethlehem University represented by Dean Mariam Awad organized a virtual international workshop on Wednesday, 10 March 2021.   The workshop aimed to connect nursing students from both […]

BU Ancient Archives: 7,832 Pages Scanned and Stored

The Project of “OpenKM – Document Management System Software” started towards the end of Sept. 2020 with the EIS team (Enterprise Information System Unit). Jihad Najajreh and Francis Sleibi introduced it to the library staff and helped in teaching and monitoring until the staff got hold of it. A library team of three persons – Sr. Rose, Miral and […]

Biogas Unit constructed by PIBS Volunteers

Volunteers at Bethlehem University built a Biogas Unit at the Institute for Biodiversity and Sustainability (PIBS).  The PIBS and its EU-funded Biodiversity Center continue to develop usable modules for education and for saving our environment. In this case, organic waste (such as kitchen waste) is digested by anaerobic bacteria (without oxygen) which then produce Methane […]

Instructions for students during the Coronavirus

The library is open from Monday-Friday from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.  Students must wear the mask throughout their presence in the library. NO Mask NO Entry. On entering the library on the left-hand side, provisions are made to sanitize hands. Students are requested to fill in the log sheet, which is located at the […]

BU Golden Jubilee Logo

You are invited to help us select the best logo for the Golden Jubilee of Bethlehem University. Back in October 2020, we launched a call for designs for the Golden Jubilee Logo. We received a number of suggestions and we would like you to participate in selecting the best logo which will be used through […]

The 2021-2022 Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Postdoctoral Award

The Center for Palestine Studies is pleased to announce that the competition for the 2021-2022 Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Postdoctoral Award is now open!Apply by 1 March 2021 This year-long postdoctoral fellowship seeks to recognize and foster innovative and ground-breaking scholarship on issues related to Palestine and Palestinians. The award will support a scholar working on a […]

Register to the Master in Tourism Studies Program

It is possible now to register to the Master in Tourism Studies Program (MRTS). The program is a two-year postgraduate course which aims at providing an in-depth analysis of the main academic and technical issues whose knowledge represents an asset for the development of the tourism industry in Palestine. The Master’s program is multidisciplinary: it […]

Fourth colloquium in the Research and Creativity colloquia

The Office of the Dean of Research and the Research Council are pleased to invite you to attend the fourth colloquium in the Research and Creativity colloquia for the 2020-2021 academic year.  Dr. Michel Hanania,The Dean of the Science Faculty and chairperson of  the Chemistry Department, will discuss his research project titled, “Extraction Methods and […]

Webinar on chemicals in beauty products

The Office of the Dean of Research and the Research Council are pleased to invite you to attend the third colloquium in the Research and Creativity colloquia for the 2020-2021 academic year.  Ms. Hiba Jaraiseh, Instructor in the Chemistry Department, and Ms. Minerva Jaraiseh, instructor in the Social Sciences Department, and Dr. Hanan Hazboun, Assistant […]

Nicola Juha and His Love for Icons

Nicola Juha was born in Bethlehem and went to Terra Sancta School for his elementary and secondary education.  He studied law at Birzeit University near Ramallah.  He loved painting since he was young. He received a prize in an Italian drawing competition when he was still at school and won a prize once again for […]

Job Opportunity: Director of Advancement

Director of Advancement Bethlehem University in the Holy Land is seeking a very well experienced and highly qualified candidate to serve as Director of Advancement at Bethlehem University. The Director will be responsible for devising, managing, and supervising the implementation of the advancement office activities and services, to increase, diversify and sustain support in the […]

Creative Physical Education Classes Online

With the beginning of the new academic year, similar to other departments, the Athletics Department started their classes of physical education with remote delivery. With this transition, the Athletics Department Director, Samar Moussa, submitted an initiative to the Entrepreneurial Education in Emergency Forum (EEEF) on “The role of a physical education course in spreading health […]

Congratulations to the New Latin Patriarch

The Board of Trustees, the Board of Regents, the Administration, Faculty, Staff and Students of Bethlehem University congratulates His Beatitude Patriarch Pierbattista Pizzaballa, on his appointment as the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, after serving as the Apostolic Administrator for the past four years. His Beatitude is a good friend of Bethlehem University from the time […]

منتدى البحث والإبداع – ذاكرة بيت لحم المصورة

يسر مكتب عمادة البحث العلمي ومجلس البحث العلمي دعوتكم لحضور منتدى البحث والابداع، والذي نستضيف به الزميل الدكتور سعيد عياد، رئيس دائرة اللغة العربية، والأستاذ خالد الفقيه، محاضر في دائرة اللغة العربية، الساعة 11:30 صباحا من يوم الخميس الموافق 22\10\2020 عبر منصة جوجل ميت. يستعرض الباحثان بحثهما الموسوم ب“ذاكرة بيت لحم المصورة” الممول من وزارة التعليم العالي، […]

تحديات البيئة في المنطقة العربية

دعوة للمشاركة في المؤتمر الافتراضي الدولي الأول تدعوكم عمادة البحث العلمي للمشاركة بتقديم ملخصات بحثية للتسجيل في المؤتمر الافتراضي الدولي الأول بعنوان: “تحديات البيئة في المنطقة العربية” والمزمع عقده بتاريخ 28/11/2020 افتراضيا في جامعة القدس تحت رعاية الأستاذ الدكتور عماد أبو كشك رئيس الجامعة و بالتعاون مع مكتب فلسطين لاتحاد الأكاديميين والعلماء العرب في فلسطين، […]

Book dates to 1907 at BU Library

The Historical Geography of the Holy Land: especially in relation to the history of Israel and of the early Church by George Adam Smith, D.D. (a short overview) This rare book on its 4th edition dated MCMVII (1907) published by Hodder and Stoughton, London, offers the readers an interesting treatise on the history of Palestine […]

Research Grants Announcement

The Palestine Institute for Biodiversity and Sustainability at Bethlehem University (PIBS- BU), The Galilee Society (GS), and The Palestinian Center for Rapprochement Between People (PCR) announce the availability of research grants in the areas of human and bio- diversity. The project funded by the European Union Peace building Initiative “Unity and Diversity in Nature and […]

Call for Tenders – Project Final Evaluation

Partners of the EU-Funded Project “My Heritage,,, My Identity!” Project  AFRAT (Association pour la Formation des Ruraux aux Activités du Tourisme) – Main Applicant, BETHLEHEM UNIVERSITY, PCR (Palestinian Centre for Rapprochement between People), Tétraktys – Association de coopération pour le développement Local des espaces naturels, launched a Call for tender to conduct a Final Project […]

Call for Tender – Survey

Partners of the EU-Funded Project “My Heritage,,, My Identity!” Project  AFRAT (Association pour la Formation des Ruraux aux Activités du Tourisme) – Main Applicant, BETHLEHEM UNIVERSITY, PCR (Palestinian Centre for Rapprochement between People), Tétraktys – Association de coopération pour le développement Local des espaces naturels, launched a Call for tender to run a Survey about […]

Job Opportunity

Project Manager Bethlehem University is seeking a well experienced and highly qualified candidate to serve as Project Manager at the Palestine Institute for Biodiversity and Sustainability. S/he will organize and administer the project activities and will work closely with the project leader to fulfill the needs of the project. Qualifications: Masters’ degree in project management in rural development, or subject of the […]

Bethlehem University Mourns the Passing of Mr. Jose Said

Bethlehem University mourns the passing of Mr. Jose Said, a true friend and supporter in the mission of education. Mr. Said has supported Bethlehem University through the Belen 2000 Fundacion for many years. His recent donation was for the construction of the Nursing building, soon to be completed.  The Physiotherapy Clinic in the ground floor will be named after the […]

Call for new start-ups, already existing businesses, and social businesses

Do you have an innovative idea or business? Are you thinking to develop your business to something else to overcome the economic crisis? Do you want to establish a business that also benefits the society providing a missing product/service or creating employment? The Bethlehem Business Incubator (BBI) and the Yunus Social Business Centre (YSBC) of […]

Register to the Master in Tourism Studies Program

It is possible now to register to the Master in Tourism Studies Program (MRTS). The program is a two-year postgraduate course which aims at providing an in-depth analysis of the main academic and technical issues whose knowledge represents an asset for the development of the tourism industry in Palestine. The Master’s program is multidisciplinary: it […]

Applications to the Master in Tourism Studies Program

Enrollment Procedures 2020 The required steps to complete registration for MRTS Program are as follows: Step 1:  The MRTS Application Packet will be available either at the Institute of Hotel Management and Tourism office at Bethlehem University or online by accessing the following link: http://admission.bethlehem.edu/admissioncard/ The application fee is 110 JDs that can be paid […]

MICAD ENROLLMENT PROCEDURES

The required steps to complete registration for MICAD Program are as follows: Step 1: The MICAD Application Packet will be available either at MICAD office at Bethlehem University or online by accessing the following link: http://admission.bethlehem.edu/admissioncard/ The application fee is 110 JDs that can be paid in one of the following two methods: If the […]

Call for Tender

Online Training on Heritage Case studies in Palestine Proposed by the European funded project “My Heritage! My Identity!”Promoting Governance and Citizenship in PalestineENI/2017/390-692 The provider should constitute a team composed by experts detailed on the TOR to design and deliver the professional online training program with the highest standards possible. The online training will be developed […]

BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards

The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards has announced the call for nomination to the 13 of the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards in cooperation with The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC). In Palestine, PALAST coordinates the nominations to this award. The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards recognize and reward world-class research and artistic creation, […]

Master of Social Work

In order to successfully complete the application process for the MSW program, the candidate should follow the steps below: Step 1: Buy an application package from the Office the Social Sciences Department, second floor, De La Salle Hall, at Bethlehem University. You can get the package between 10/6/2020 and 30/7/2020.  Keep the payment slip for the application fees (120 JD) […]

Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences \ Qubeibeh

Qubeibeh Nursing students complete requirements on site After the decision of Bethlehem University to start receiving small groups of students for continuing nursing lab practice; groups of 6 to 7 students were called into the Qubeibeh Nursing facility on Monday 8/6/2020 to complete the spring fundamental nursing lab requirement with Mr Mohammad Ayyash and Sr […]

Instructions for Attendance during Summer

Faculty and students are to engage in distance learning options for the summer course.Small groups of students are allowed on campus for the following purposes: To receive certificates or transcripts, to sign loan requests, fill out applications, deliver papers, after coordination with the offices or departments that the student must access. To complete practical training […]

Summer School Registration

The summer 2020 registration will be open next week March 9 to March 11. Please review the information below and reach out to the registrar office if you have any questions or need more information in regard to the summer registration process. Only students from one of the categories below are eligible for summer registration: […]

Call of Interest to join Erasmus+

Please note that deadline to submit a  Call of Interest to join the Erasmus Plus Cultural Encounter course maximum by 1 March  2020. The External Academic Relations Office will be your main focal point at this stage for reservation.  Duration 10 weeks and it starts from 9 March to 17 May 2020. For more information, please never hesitate to […]

ألعاب أيام زمان

يدعوكم فريق افاق التابع لعمادة شؤون الطلبة للمشاركة في فعاليات برنامج ألعاب أيام زمان وذلك يوم الخميس 27 شباط 2020 ما بين الساعة 11:15 – 13:00 في المسرح الخارجي للجامعة أهلا وسهلا بكم جميعا

Workshop on Zotero Software

Hands-on workshop on Zotero, a bibliographic management software, will be held at 11:00 am Thursday, Feb 27, 2020, in D-113.  The session will be facilitated by Dr. Muna Matar, Assistant Prof in the Software Engineering department and Assistant VP for Academic Affairs. You are most Welcome

مسابقة المناظرة الشعرية

تعلن عمادة شؤون الطلبة عن تنظيم مسابقة في المناظرة الشعرية بين طلبة الكليات،  وذلك في أواخر شهر نيسان 2020 حتى يتسنى للطلبة التحضير لهذه المسابقة، الرجاء من الطلبة الراغبين بالمشاركة؛ التسجيل لدى عمادة شؤون الطلبة حتى يوم الثلاثاء  10/03/2020

Two Faculty Members Win Research Grants in Quebec

Dr. Jamil Khader and Dr. Zein Al-Abideen Al-Awawdeh awarded research grants Dr. Jamil Khader, Dean of Research and Professor in the English Department, and Zein Al-Abideen Al-Awawdeh, Associate Professor in the Arabic Department, were awarded research grants through the Palestine Quebec Science Bridge (PQSB). The Bridge is funded by the Palestine Academy for Science and Technology, […]

BU Hosts the IX Palestinian International Chemistry Conference

Bethlehem University hosted the Ninth Palestinian International Chemistry Conference on 1-2 November 2019. The conference was organized by the Palestinian Chemical Society in coordination with Palestine Academy for Science and Technology and Bethlehem University, During the opening session, Dean of the Faculty of Science and Chair of the Conference Dr. Michael Hanania welcomed the attendees […]

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