Al-Azhar University – Gaza

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For the university of the same name in Egypt, see Al-Azhar University.
Al-Azhar University - Gaza
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Established 1852
President Dr. Abdel Khaleq al Farra
Administrative staff
Undergraduates 9,872
Postgraduates unknown
Location Gaza, Palestine

Al-Azhar University – Gaza (Arabic: جامعة الأزهر بغزة‎‎) is a Palestinian university established in 1991 in Gaza City, Palestinian territories.

Faculty of Arts - Al Azhar university


The department of desalination was established in 1995 by Riyad Hassan El-Khoudary. The water research center is an independent non-government Palestinian institution.[1] In the late 1990s, the university opened a school of medicine in collaboration with Abu-Dis University in Jerusalem. The university is known for its prestigious pharmacy program.

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  • Bowen, Donna Lee and Early, Evelyn A. (2002). Everyday Life in the Muslim Middle East: Second Edition. Indiana University Press. ISBN 0-253-21490-4

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Coordinates: 31°30′54″N 34°26′12″E / 31.51500°N 34.43667°E / 31.51500; 34.43667