Al-Aqsa University Held a Workshop on the Ranking of the Universities in the Global Rankings for 2019
Al-Aqsa University held a workshop on global classifications for universities, the workshop was held in the presence of the Vice President for Academic Affairs Prof. Ayman Sobh, Vice President for Administrative and Financial Affairs Dr. Fayek Al Naouk , the Advisor to the President Dr. Nehad Al Yazji, Dean of Planning and Development and Quality Assurance Dr. Omar Miqdad, and a number of representatives of departments and faculties of the university.
Dr. Al-Yaziji opened the workshop expressing his appreciation for the role of the Deanship of Planning, Development, and Quality Assurance in the continuous efforts in holding workshops which reviewed topics related to international classifications in the follow-up of the improvement and the status of the university among the Arab and international universities.
For his part, Prof. Sobh gave his greetings on behave of the President of the University declaring that the university is exerting every effort to recruit energies and harnessing the possibilities to reach the best, focusing on the complementary role of the various components of the university to promote the university to take a place in international classifications, and this needs to unite the efforts of Deans and departments of the university, and stressed the need to focus on the scientific research and innovation and their global spread as well as observing the global scientific research sites for researchers academics.
Dr. Sobh pointed out that the Accreditation and Quality Authority is mandated by a decision of the Council of Ministers to classify the Palestinian universities, as it will focus on the scientific research of the academic staff at the Palestinian universities and their scientific output.
For his part, Dr. Miqdad stressed that the university classification is of great importance to give an indication of the university's position among the universities. He presented a detailed worksheet which reviewed the most famous international classifications and the criteria for their classification globally.