MICAD – Meet the Director

Meet the Director

To all those who are interested in pursuing their higher degree at Bethlehem University, I congratulate you on making the right decision.  MICAD is the right choice for all those interested in development studies in general and development in the context of Palestine in specific.

Over the last seven years, we have had a commitment to providing MICAD as a multidisciplinary program to a population of students with diverse backgrounds. Attending MICAD will help you meet colleagues and professors who are willing to share their experiences, which is extremely important. By being accepted into the program, you were able to prove to the selection committee that your academic background and experience as well as your future plans are within the scope of MICAD. Keep in mind though that it is a challenge that you accept; a challenge that will lead to a betterPalestine.

As you browse through this site, you will see that MICAD is a program that helps you satisfy your lifelong commitment to learning – whether you seek a degree, want to develop professional skills, or simply desire a new intellectual challenge. We believe that when you attend MICAD, Bethlehem University’s tradition of quality education will help you achieve your goals.

I encourage you to learn as much as you can about Bethlehem University and the program in which you are enrolling. I know you will find that Bethlehem University offers breadth, depth, and vision in MICAD.



Fadi Kattan, PhD
Director of MICAD
Dean of the Shucri Ibrahim Dabdoub Faculty of Business Administration