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International Graduate Summer School - Ramallah Campus, July 2nd - August 18th, 2023


Arab American University, Palestine

International Graduate Summer School - Ramallah campus

July 2nd - August 18th, 2023


The Arab American University – AAUP is the first private university in Palestine with two campuses.  The main campus was founded in the year 2000 and is located near Jenin, in the north of the West Bank. In 2015 the university opened the graduate Campus in Ramallah.

The graduate school offers MA and PhD programs in different disciplines, and many of them have collaborated with many universities around the world.

The Arab American University’s International Summer School brings together scholars as well as graduate students from all over the world to think, study and contextualize about current and pressing issues in the field of the Social Sciences and the Humanities.

Building on the university’s tradition, the AAUP Summer School adopts an interdisciplinary approach to the legal, political, social and cultural issues facing our world today.

The summer school’s location is in Ramallah, the heart of the Palestinian Israeli conflict, which allows students to engage with some of the most challenging and contentious issues in conflict, international relations and peace studies. 

The AAUP’s Summer School is a Graduate level summer program offering students the opportunity to study in Palestine and earn 3/6 credits towards their degree. AAUP Graduate courses are 3 credit hours each (total of 36 hours per course). The International Summer School offers an opportunity for students to intern in a local or international NGO or research institution.


Visit Palestine and Earn Credits Towards your Degree

  • Stay in Ramallah, Palestine.
  • Earn up to 6 credits.
  • Gain a first-hand knowledge of the Palestinian Israeli Conflict.
  • Get to know the real Palestine.
  • Field visits to Jerusalem, Jenin, Bethlehem, and other major cities.
  • Great food & hospitable people.
  • Experience the Palestinian culture.
  • Expand your academic network.
  • Internships in local/international NGOs and research institutions.
  • Visit Palestinian institutions.
  • Learn Arabic.


Courses to be Offered

- 1 -
Palestinian Identity and Culture

- 2 -
Structures and Culture of settler Colonialism in Comparative Perspectives

Interested students should submit an application Click here