Author: George Rishmawi

Job Vacancy: 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 main job of the Network Administrator is to maintain secure, reliable, flexible, and fully functional local networks at Bethlehem University.  This includes planning, developing, installing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, and […]

Interview: Najla Abdullatif on “Zero Waste Palestine”

Najla Abdellatif is a Palestinian environmental activist who’s striving to empower others to take ownership of moving towards a more sustainable life. Through her blog “Zero Waste Palestine,” Najla sheds light on climate change-related issues and promotes sustainable and waste-free practices for Palestinian and Middle Eastern households. Najla had a role as a Civil Society […]

Seminar: Researching youth in XXI Century

Researching youth street groups in XXI Century: The case of TRANSGANG project (Carles Feixa) Gangs are described as an episodic phenomenon comparable across diverse geographic spaces, with the stereotype of American gangs often operating as an archetype. This means that a gang is an informal group of peers with local roots, in conflict with other […]

Colloquium: How to publish your articles in International Journals: Practical Considerations

The Office of the Dean of Research (DOR) held a webinar titled, “How to publish your articles in International Journals: Practical Considerations,” the second in the Bethlehem University Research Group series for the 2022-2023 academic year, on Thursday, November 17, 2022. Dr. Fadel Jobran-Sawayfa, Assistant Professor of Education, and Dr. Ibrahim Horoub, an Instructor at […]

RIP Professor John Kelly

Bethlehem University community is saddened by the death of Dr. John Kelly, Professor Emeritus at the University College Dublin (UCD). Professor Kelly passed away in Dublin, Ireland, on Saturday 12 November 2022. Professor. Kelly was a founder of Friends of Bethlehem University – Ireland, a longtime and enthusiastic supporter of Bethlehem University, and a recipient […]

Job Vacancy: Electrician

Bethlehem University is seeking an experienced and qualified  Electrician.  The position holder is responsible for all needed electrical works ( installing, maintaining, and enhancing electrical systems and components; troubleshooting problems, and making timely repairs).  Furthermore, the electrician assists in the general maintenance work of the day-to-day plant operations and makes recommendations to the plant personnel director regarding all electrical and maintenance matters. Qualifications:  […]

English major sophomores visited Library

On 1 November 2022, a group of 27 sophomores visited the Library with Sawsan Shomali who introduces English major students to the process of and various steps in writing a research paper. Ms. Elizabeth Dsouza, Library Director, extended a warm welcome to the group and encouraged them to visit the Library as often as possible. […]

Palestinian Research Fellowship Competition 2023

The Palestinian American Research Center (PARC) announces its 24thannual Palestinian research fellowship competition for research in the humanities and social sciences that will contribute to Palestinian Studies. Applicants must be Palestinian doctoral students or Palestinian scholars who have earned their PhD. Palestinians may apply regardless of their country of residence or ID. Applications due November […]

Library Skills for Master Students

Dr. Rabab Tamish from the Faculty of Education asked to provide an informative lecture about different resources and facilities of the Library for 12 Masters Students in the “Creative Pedagogies and Community Practices” program. On Friday, 28 October 2022 from 10:30 to 11:15 AM in Room E-101 Juana Juha explained to them how to reach our […]

Reassessing The British Mandate In Palestine Conference 

The Institute for Palestine Studies, in partnership with several research centers in the region, Europe and North America are organizing a conference titled “Reassessing the British Mandate in Palestine”, 31 October – 2 November 2022.  The British Mandate (1922-1948) represents over a quarter-century in the modern history of Palestine during which the groundwork was laid […]

Grad Students Tour BU Library

On Friday, 28th of October 2022, at the request of Ms. Hiyam Sacca, the Library arranged for the tour for 12 students of the Master in Infectious Diseases; Prevention and Control program. Ms. Elizabeth Dsouza extended a warm welcome to the group and explained to them the available resources and services of the Library. Ms. […]

Colloquium: The state of scientific research in Palestine and its implications for BU

The Office of the Dean of Research (DOR) held a webinar titled, “The state of scientific research in Palestine and its implications for Bethlehem University”, the first in the Bethlehem University Research Group series for the 2022-2023 academic year, on Thursday, October 27th, 2022, in Furno Hall. Prof Jamil Khader, Dean of Research, provided an […]

BBI & UNESCO Launch the Innovation Tourism Hub

Bethlehem Business Incubator at Bethlehem University launched the new “Tourism Innovation Hub” on Wednesday, October 19th, 2022. Tourism Innovation Hub – TIH is a new project led by Bethlehem Business Incubator – BBI in partnership with UNESCO within the TVET4Future project, funded by ENABEL – Belgium development agency. This new Hub focuses on youth, women, […]

Conference of the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP)

The Triennial Conference of the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) and the Worldwide Meeting of the Young Academies We are pleased to announce that registration for the 1-3 November 2022, Triennial Conference of the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) and the Worldwide Meeting of the Young Academies is now open! The conference is hosted jointly by the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, […]

Chilean Ambassador delivers donated equipment

The first of its kind in Palestine On Thursday, 8 September 2022, H.E. Chilean Ambassador Christian Hodges-Nugent, and his deputy Mr. Ricardo Cardenas delivered a donated Portable Electro Cardiogram device to Bethlehem University’s Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences. Ms. Mariam Awad, Dean of the Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences, Mr. Youil Anastas, Vice […]

Restaurant Training Supervisor

Part-Time Job: Restaurant Training Supervisor Job duration: From 3 October 2022 – 19 January 2023 (Fall Semester) Possible renewal in spring and future semesters Bethlehem University is seeking an experienced Restaurant Training Supervisor to work on a part-time basis (30 hours a week) in its Hotel Management and Tourism Institute.  The position holder is responsible […]

Bethlehem University Celebrates the Graduation of its Forty-Sixth Cohort

On August Thursday and Friday 18th and 19th, 2022, Bethlehem University celebrated the graduation of its Forty-Sixth cohort which consisted of 641 graduates, holders of master’s and bachelors and diplomas from various faculties and specializations. The celebration was attended by the Apostolic Nuncio in Jerusalem and Palestine, Mgr Adolfo Tito Yllana, the Chancellor of Bethlehem […]

Professor Jamil Khader wins Award for Excellence in Scientific Research

Prof Jamil Khader, Dean of Research and Professor of English at Bethlehem University, received the 2022 Arab American University Award for Excellence in Scientific Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences category.  He shared this award with Dr. Maha Samman from Alquds University. Prof Khader won this award for his article, “The Architectural Parallax, Neoliberal […]

Communication Officer/Content Author and Editor

Part-Time Job: Communication Officer/Content Author and Editor Job duration: From 1 September – 30 December 2022 Bethlehem University is seeking an experienced and qualified candidate to serve as a Communications Officer/Content Author and Editor.  The general purpose of the Communications Officer/Content Author position is to work with others to oversee, manage, and implement an external outreach strategy that ensures an increase in awareness of Bethlehem University. […]

Biology Lab Assistant

 Bethlehem University is seeking an experienced and qualified candidate to serve as a Biology Lab Assistant. The general purpose of the Biology Lab Assistant position is to assist in the preparations and the general upkeep of all laboratory classes offered by the Biology department. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Biology or Laboratory Medical Sciences. Experience in preparing educational laboratories.  Good English and Arabic language skills both written and spoken.  Good […]

An Interview with Prof. Mazin Qumsiyeh and Mohammad Najajreh

Prof. Mazin Qumsiyeh teaches and does research at Bethlehem University and Birzeit University. A Palestinian born in Beit Sahour, he is the founder and director of the Palestine Museum of Natural History (PMNH) and the Palestine Institute for Biodiversity and Sustainability (PIBS) at Bethlehem University.  He previously served on the faculties of the University of […]

Vice President Designate for Academic Affairs

Vice President Designate for Academic Affairs Bethlehem University in the city of Bethlehem, Palestine is seeking a visionary, task-oriented, and experienced higher education administrator to serve as the Vice President designate for Academic Affairs during the 2022-2023 academic year. As the Vice President designate, the successful applicant will assume the responsibilities of the current Vice […]

Vacancies for Full-Time & Part-Time Faculty Members

Vacancies for Full-Time & Part-Time Faculty Members Bethlehem University is seeking highly qualified and well experienced full-time and part-time faculty members to fill the following positions for the upcoming Academic year, Fall 2022: Full-time teaching position in the Faculty of Science – Analytical and/or Environmental Chemistry or related topics, Ph.D. Full-time teaching position in the Faculty of Science – Computational Engineering / Simulation, Computational […]

Development Officer/Scholarships & Grants

Development Officer/Scholarships & Grants Bethlehem University is seeking an experienced and qualified candidate to serve as a Development Officer/Scholarships & Grants. The general purpose of the Development Officer position is to help support Bethlehem University’s resources and sustainability by soliciting and securing significant and ongoing donations, funds, endowments, and student scholarships. The post is responsible […]

Yoga Session at Library

Student Cell Activity -YOGA in the Library Student Cell at BU Library entitled “Youth, the Leaders of Tomorrow” had an activity on the 12th of May 22 from 11 AM to 12 PM on the ground floor in the quiet study area. Student Cell member, Razan Miqdadi led students to a Yoga session which was […]

Faculty Member / Linguistics

Faculty Member / Linguistics The English Department at Bethlehem University is seeking an individual to serve as a full-time faculty member to teach English linguistics courses at the undergraduate level starting Fall 2022. Qualifications: A PhD in Linguistics or Applied Linguistics from an internationally recognized and accredited university. A PhD in the discipline is preferred. […]

Faculty Member / Communications

Faculty Member / Communications The English Department at Bethlehem University is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a full-time faculty member to teach English Communications courses at the undergraduate level starting Fall 2022. Qualifications: A Master’s Degree in Public Relations and/or English Communications especially in digital communications from an internationally recognized and accredited university. […]

MICAD & MGAPS ENROLLMENT PROCEDURES

The required steps to complete registration for MICAD or MGAPS Programs are as follows: Step 1: The MICAD/MGAPS Application Packet will be available just online by accessing the following link:http://admission.bethlehem.edu/admissioncard/The application fee is 500 NIS that can be paid either using the credit card or through Pal Pay. A username and password will be sent [...]

Be Kind to your Mind

The first student activity entitled “Be Kind to your Mind” was held on 7th April 2022 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM on the ground floor of the Library. Student cell member, Jalil Sayeh prepared the power point on “Be Kind to your Mind”, very informative and useful information on how to go about on […]

Women from AEI-Pax Christi visit the BU Library

Eighteen women from Arab Educational Institute – Pax Christi headed by Sumud Story House Coordinator Mrs. Claudette Mubarak visited the BU Library on the morning of Monday, March 28, 2022.  They were welcomed by the Turathuna team headed by Mary Morcos.  After orienting them with the different facilities of the Library they gathered at Turathuna […]

Vacancy: Masters in Oncology Project Manager (Part-Time)

Masters in Oncology Project Manager (Part-Time, 12 Hours / Week) Bethlehem University is seeking an experienced and qualified candidate to serve as a part-time “Master in Oncology Project Manager.” The Masters in Oncology Project Manager is responsible for assisting the Program Coordinator in organizing the implementation of and overseeing the Masters in Oncology project. The […]

Vacancy: Software Developer

Software Developer Bethlehem University is seeking an experienced and qualified candidate to serve as a Software Developer.  As a member of the Information Technology Services Office (ITS), the software developer will be involved in all phases of the software development life cycle, including gathering and analyzing user system requirements, designing, developing, testing, and delivering software modules and components of varying size […]

Mrs. Wedad Abu-Dayyeh’s  Academic Excellence Award – 2022”

For the fourth consecutive year, Bethlehem University Tourism Institute (BUTi) is delighted to announce for the prize of: “Mrs. Wedad Abu-Dayyeh’s  Academic Excellence Award in the Field of Hotel Management & Tourism for the Year 2022” to a fourth year female student in the BSc. Program of Hotel Management, who manages to earn the highest […]

National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan Workshops

Within the national efforts carried out by the Environmental Quality Authority (EQA) in partnership with the Palestine Institute for Biodiversity and Sustainability / Bethlehem University (PIBS / BU) to prepare and update The National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP), ten workshops were held with governmental and private institutions and relevant national experts on various […]

Rare Book at BU Library Titled “Bethlehem”

This rare book written in multi-languages is titled: “Bethlehem” and was published by Gerusalemme: Francescani, 1947. This book is really interesting because they mentioned different topics such as Bethlehem and its Holy places, St. Catherine’s parish church, the Casa Nova, and others….You can see more fascinating information inside the book. Readers and researchers can gain […]

BU present at the International Arab Conference on Information Technology

Bethlehem University graduate Afrah Mousa (BU’20) of the Software Engineering Department participated in the International Arab Conference on Information Technology (ACIT) in Oman from 21 to 23 December 2021, to present her graduation project. Her project was titled “DiscimusRW: An E-Learning Web Application for Classifying Random Walks with Machine Learning”. Afrah developed a web-based online system based […]

Students of the Computational Sciences & Engineering Departments visit Library

A group of 27 first-year students, accompanied by Mr. Mohammed Abu Ayyash from the Department of Computational Sciences and Engineering visited the library, on 20 December 2021 at noon. Ms. Juana Juha welcomed the group and explained briefly about the Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC), the self-check-in/out machine (RFID Kiosk), library policies and procedures, and the different library […]

Assignment-based Opportunities for Experts

Join Bethlehem University – ICP Roster of Trainers, Consultants, Mentors & Researchers The Institute for Community Engagement & Partnership (ICP) at Bethlehem University was founded in 1989 as one of the community-service extension units of Bethlehem University. The ICP is an integral unit of the University’s academic life which undertakes the responsibility of strengthening the […]

Closed: Job Vacancy: Teaching New Interactive Media

Part-Time Faculty Members/ Faculty of Arts, Department of Arabic Language – New Interactive Media 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 New Interactive Media. Qualifications Excellent knowledge in the required teaching domain Master’s degree in a related field, Ph.D. […]

Webinar: Environmental research leading to conservation and sustainability in Palestine

The Dean of Research and the Research Council held a webinar titled, “Environmental research leading to conservation and sustainability in Palestine,” Thursday, December 16, 2021. Prof. Mazin Qumsiyeh and Mr. Elias Handal, from the Palestine Institute for Biodiversity and Sustainability, provided an overview of the research activities, educational programs, and other outreach plans they have […]

An Interview with Mrs. Iman Saca Abu Dayeh

Iman Saca was born in Bethlehem to Palestinian Christian parents; she went to St. Joseph School in Bethlehem and Talitha Qumi in Beit Jala. After the first Intifada started in 1987 Palestinian universities were closed, and her grandparents in the United States suggested to her and her brother to go to the USA to pursue […]

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 […]

TOEFL/ITP Result

Your scores for the TOEFL / ITP exam conducted 2 February 2020 arrived today. Please feel ease picking your official hard -copy certificate from the External Academic Relations Office starting from tomorrow Friday 28.02.2020.

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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