About the Faculty

Amidst the rapid advancements in computer usage and applications, coupled with the ongoing development in information and communication technology, hallmarking the twenty-first century, Al-Quds Open University has established the Faculty of Technology and Applied Sciences. This initiative underscores the university's commitment to social responsibility and its dedication to fulfilling its national, scientific, and professional duties.

The faculty of Technology and applied sciences seeks to keep pace with technological advancements by offering essential and vital academic programs and specializations. These programs aim to supply the Palestinian and Arab markets with graduates who are proficient in various computer applications and information and communication technology.

The Faculty offers five specializations at the bachelor's degree level, along with three sub-specializations: Web Technologies, Information Security, and Multimedia and Graphic Design, across various branches in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. The main specializations are: Computer Information Systems, Information and Communications Technology, Mathematics, Science, and Libraries and Information Technology 

QOU has been keen to provide a specialized teaching staff with competence and experience, and has prepared study plans and curricula that are compatible with current progress and the requirements of the labor market, in addition to providing modern and advanced laboratories in the various branches of the university to suit the practical applications needed by the various courses in the Faculty.


Creativity and excellence in the preparation and qualification of specialized scientific, technological, and research capabilities in order to play a leading role in the construction and development of a Palestinian society based on technology and knowledge.


To build a human capacity capable of providing IT and applied-sciences capabilities to local and regional markets, as well as to improve graduates' competitiveness in various job markets, provide information based on a blended learning strategy, and encourage scientific research in collaboration with the local community in order to achieve innovation and excellence.

  • Innovation and excellence.
  • Community partnership.
  • Cooperation and exchange of knowledge.
  • Constructive competition.
  • Work Ethics.
  • Modernity and continuous development.
  • Matching theory and practice.

The faculty aims at preparing equipped, qualified graduates in the fields of Computer Science, IT and Communication, Game Design, Multimedia Design, and Graphic Design. Furthermore, the faculty is seeking to equip graduates with competencies that enable them to work in the field of education, scientific research, and medical and scientific labs.

Other aims include:

  1. To provide the community with highly qualified and specialized graduates in the field of technology and its applied sciences.
  2. To increase the competencies of the graduates to compete in the local and international labor market.
  3. To diversify and develop the various academic specializations and training programs in accordance with the top practices of the blended learning approach (open learning combined with e-learning).
  4. To enhance and promote scientific research, and to create a stimulating environment for achieving innovation in knowledge.
  5. To enhance and find means of cooperation with the local community to benefit from the various experiences and knowledge.
  6. To contribute in building a Palestinian society that is based on knowledge and technology.