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Collaboration Agreements with International Universities

Bethlehem University enjoys a strong relationship of cooperation with international universities and other institutions in the areas of research, curriculum development, as well as student and faculty mobility.  Through these collaborations students and faculty from Bethlehem University and the partner institutions gain valuable study, teaching and research opportunities. These collaborations are often accompanied by formal agreements that outline the expectations and obligations from each institution. University and organizations who interested in exploring partnership opportunities with us, can contact mkleibo@bethlehem.edu


 

         
 BELGIUM   CHILE
 FINLAND   FRANCE  

GERMANY New


         
 ITALY    IRELAND        NETHERLANDS  NORWAYNew  SPAIN  
 
       
 SWEDEN  New  UNITED KINGDOM          UNITED STATES
 OF AMERICA
    
 KOREA   

 

Agreement With

Program/ Project

Faculties/ Departments Involved

BELGIUM

Haute Ecole Libre Du Hainaut Occidental

 

Date of Signed Agreement

6th of February 2009

Exchange program for internship clinical training  for nursing students between BU and HELHa and Arab Rehabilitation Society/ Bethlehem

 

 

 

Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences

CHILE                                                                                     Top

University of Talca

 

Date of Signed Agreement

24th of October 2013

 Student and Faculty exchange 

 

 

All BU Faculties

FINLAND                                                                               Top

Finnish Project CETL Diaconia University

 

Date of Signed Agreement

11th of March  2013

Leading Innovative Teaching in Higher Education Project

To create better learning outcomes of Bethlehem University across the faculties, improve the use of educational technology, and raise the quality of teaching and create more skilled and trained professionals for Palestinian labor market and society

Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL)

Diaconia University and Tuas

Date of Signed Agreement

20th of December 2010

Building Bethlehem University’s Capacity in Utilizing Educational Technology

To  improve  the  quality  of  lecturing  and  the  modern  pedagogical 

skills of lecturers

All BU Faculties & ICP

Diak 

 

Date of Signed Agreement

17th of October 2008

 

Promote academic exchanges for teaching and research programs

 

FRANCE                                                                                Top

 Ecole Polytechnique

 

Date of Signed Agreement

8th of November 2010 

 Initiate pure scientific research cooperation in the field of renewable energy for developing new organic photovoltaic

(Al-Maqdisi Project/Optical , morphological and electrical characterization of organic molecules used in opto-electronic devices)

 

Faculty of Science/ Department of Physics 

 Grenoble University

 

Date of Signed Agreement

5th of December 2009

To develop the cooperation in the education and research fields:

1- Health and Life Sciences

2- Environmental Studies

3- Information Technology

4-Professional training and tourism  

 Faculty of Science, Faculty of Nursing and Health Science, Faculty of Education, Institute of Hotel Management and Tourism

Lycee Du Sacre Coeur De Paray Le Monial

 

Date of Signed Agreement

27th of June 2005

Exchange students from Bethlehem University to give them the opportunity for to study one semester at the Lycee du Sacre Coeur 

Institute of Hotel Management and Tourism 

Lycee  Hotelier  Thonons  Les Bain

 

Date of Signed Agreement

27th of December 2001 

Curriculum Development, Students' Internships in France & Providing Equipment 

To improve quality standards of education and training at the Institute of HOTM & Tourism 

Institute of Hotel Management and Tourism 

 Sciences Po Paris - France & Adala Association

Establishing a summer school in Palestine

“The main idea of Adala association was to gather Palestinian students from the five main universities of the West Bank mainly from Sciences Programs, from different nationalities with an academic program composed of conferences, visits and meetings”

Dean of Students Office 

GERMANY                                                                            Top

Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences


Date of Signed Agreement

 29th April 2015

Exchange Internship Program
(Staff Exchange/Student Exchange/Academic Exchanges/Co-operative Research)

Faculty of Nursing and
Health Sciences

 Koln Exchange -Agreement3

Date of Signed Agreement

 17th of September 2012  

Universities and NGOs together towards a Civil Society

Service Learning and Critical Thinking for Good Governance

(Project funded by DAAD) 

 Department of Social Sciences

University Of Oldenburg -Agreement2 

 

Date of Signed Agreement

26th of July 2012 

For the promotion of scientific co-operation and the strengthening of cultural relations between the three institutions: Bethlehem University, Al-Kalima College and University of Oldenburg 

Department of Religious Studies 

 Max Plank Institute

 

Date of Signed Agreement

10th of October 2011 

Development of novel tools for modulation of multifactorial plant stress tolerance using key regulators of biotic and abiotic signaling

The UNESCO Biotechnology Educational and Research Center 

 Catholic University Of Freiburg -Agreement2

 

Date of Signed Agreement

27th of August 2012

Exchange of students, academic materials and other information

All BU Faculties  

 Helmholtz-Zentrum fur Umweltforschung GmbH

 

Date of Signed Agreement

27th of June 2012 

Research project on: Microbial Predators for bio control of bacterial pathogens in wastewater 

Water& Soil Environmental research Unit(WSERU) /Chemistry Department 

University of Hohenheim 

 

Date of Signed Agreement

14th of February 2012

Identification of genes and networks for resistance to Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus.

Attempting to understand the mechanisms of tolerance to Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus, the project aims at revealing interactions among genes known to have a role in tolerance to this virus

The UNESCO Biotechnology Educational and Research Center

Koln Exchange -Agreement2

 

Date of Signed Agreement

26th of November 2009

1- Curriculum development through Service - Learning (S-L) approach to collaborative learning and teaching in Social Sciences

2- S-L to enhance learning through experience

3- S-L that attempts to promote personal development

4- S-L that help in engender

Department of Social Sciences

University of Oldenburg -Agreement1

 

Date of Signed Agreement

8th of May 2010

For the promotion of scientific co-operation and the strengthening of cultural relations between the three institutions: Bethlehem University, Al-Kalima College and University of Oldenburg

Department of Religious Studies

Catholic University of Freiburg -Agreement1 

 

Date of Signed Agreement

6th of April 2009

Exchange the development of academic cooperation between both universities  in the area of special and inclusive education 

 

 

Faculty of Education 

 Catholic University of Eichstaett

 

Date of Signed Agreement 

 August 2008

Building up a pilot project consisting of Video Conferences between teachers and students of both universities

Department of Humanities, Department of Arabic & Faculty of Nursing  

 University of Erlangen

 

Date of Signed Agreement

30th of June 2005

To cooperate in education and research in areas of mutual interest, including exchange of faculty and students, joint research activities, and special short-term academic programs

Department of Arabic  

University of Heidelberg 

 

Date of Signed Agreement

11th of July 2005 

To cooperate in education and research in areas of mutual interest, including exchange of faculty and students, joint research activities, and special short-term academic programs

Department of Arabic  

Koln Exchange -Agreement1 

 

Date of Signed Agreement

5th of February 2001

1- Exchange of guests professors and guest lectures who offer lectures, seminars and work-shops on selected topic of block periods

 2- Co-operation in seminars via internet

 3- Co-operation in research and common projects research

 4- Exchange of students

Department of Social Sciences  

ITALY                                                                                   Top

University of Palermo

 

Date of Signed Agreement

11th of December 2011

Exchange program for Nursing Student / Clinical Internship

Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences

University of Pavia - Agreement2

 

Date of Signed Agreement

4th of March 2011

Develop Academic Programs, such as MICAD, MGAPS

Shucri Ibrahim Dabdoub Faculty of Business Administration - MICAD

CISP

 

Date of Signed Agreement

4th of March 2011

Partnership framework

Strengthen the relationship between BU and the Italian NGOs and supporting BU in its efforts to seek funding for future academic projects

Shucri Ibrahim Dabdoub Faculty of Business Administration - MICAD

COOPI

 

Date of Signed Agreement

4th of March 2011

Partnership framework

Strengthen the relationship between BU and the Italian NGOs and supporting BU in its efforts to seek funding for future academic projects

Shucri Ibrahim Dabdoub Faculty of Business Administration - MICAD

VIS

 

Date of Signed Agreement

4th of March 2011

Partnership framework

Strengthen the relationship between BU and the Italian NGOs and supporting BU in its efforts to seek funding for future academic projects

Shucri Ibrahim Dabdoub Faculty of Business Administration - MICAD

University of Pavia - Agreement1

 

Date of Signed Agreement

27th of January 2004

Teaching support

To establish and implement the MICAD program

Faculty of Business Administration

University of Macereta

 

Date of Signed Agreement

31st of January 2008

Strengthen and extend exchange programs and collaboration on research projects and academic programs (Exchange of teachers, researches, technicians)

Faculty of Education, Dept of Social Sciences, Intitute of Hotel Management & Tourism and Faculty Nursing

Catholic University of Milan/ AVSI/Regione Lombardia

 

Date of Signed Agreement

7th of March 2005

Integrated support program in advanced education and training for the Development of Bethlehem district sponsored by Regione Lombardia and funded by AVSI and implemented by Catholic University of Milan

 

ICP and Academic Office

University of Siena

 

Date of Signed Agreement

February 2005

Research in Economic Issues

Support for the research center established during through PEACE

Faculty of Business Administration

City Council of Rimini

 

Date of Signed Agreement

27th of January 2004

To give the opportunity for 2 of Bethlehem University students to complete their Masters studies in Tourism at the University of Rimini

Institute of Hotel Management & Tourism

IRELAND                                                                               Top

BU Irish Foundation-Br Fergus McArdle Memorial Scholarship

 

Date of Signed Agreement

20th of May 2011

Partnership to assist and support the enhancement and development of the educational mission and programs of Bethlehem University in the Holy Land

All BU Faculties

Dublin City University

 

Date of Signed Agreement

May 2008

 

Developing courses, joint research in Communication, Media, and Social Sciences

Department of Social Science, Department of Arabic

University College Dublin

Teaching support

To provide lecturers to MICAD

Faculty of Business Administration

NETHERLANDS                                                                      Top

NHTV Breda University-G Delegation of Palestine

 

Date of Signed Agreement

 6th of June 2012

NHTV and BU have agreed to enter a cooperative venture on a long-term basis, with the aim of contributing to the mutual enhancement of the international orientation and education of students, lecturers and study programs at BU

 

Institute of Hotel Management & Tourism and All Faculties

NUFFIC

 

Date of Signed Agreement

11th of September 2007

Support implementation of the staff development plan

1- Group training (tailor-made training courses & refresher courses)

2-  Individual fellowships (master's degree programs, short courses and PhD studies)

All BU Faculties & ICP

University of Nijmegan

Teaching support

To provide lecturers to MICAD

Faculty of Business Administration

NORWAY                                                                               Top

Diakonhiemmet
University-Agreement2

 

 Date of Signed Agreement

4th of August 2015

Exchange Students

The purpose of the project is to provide social
educational students from Diakonhjemmet University College with fieldwork with
a focus on fieldwork practicum

Department of Social Science, Department of
Occupational Therapy

Diakonhjemmet University -Agreement1

 

Date of Signed Agreement

4th of April 2011

Exchange Students

The purpose of the project is to provide social educational students from Diakonhjemmet University College with fieldwork with a focus on fieldwork practicum

Department of Social Science, Department of Occupational Therapy

 Vestfold University- Agreement3 

 

Date of Signed Agreement

13th of April 2010  

 

 

Improving the practicum component for the primary school teacher students at the teacher training institutions in Bethlehem, Palestine, and Vestfold, Norway 

Faculty of Education  

Vestfold University-Agreement2

 

Date of Signed Agreement

30th of May 2006

Improving the practicum component for the primary school teacher students at the teacher training institutions in Bethlehem, Palestine and Vestfold, Norway

Faculty of Education  (SAT), and Faculty of Arts (English, Arabic and Humanities)

Vestfold University-Agreement1

 

Date of Signed Agreement

Year 1995

Exchange Students from Norway and Palestine

Students' exchange visits from both institutions to experience the educational, cultural and the political settings of both countries 

Faculty of Education

SPAIN                                                                                    Top

University of Murcia

 

Date of Signed Agreement

10th of May 2011

The exchange of teaching staff, researches and students

All BU Faculties

Public University of Nav/arra

 

Date of Signed Agreement

28th of February 2005

Exchange students & professional visits

Department of Computer Information Systems & Department of Mathematics

Spanish Cooperation - Jerusalem

 

Date of Signed Agreement

Year 2005

Spanish Language learning in Spain / internships in Spain

To give the opportunity of the Institutes' students to train abroad

Institute of Hotel Management and Tourism

SWEDEN                                                                                Top

Lund University -Agreement3

 

Date of Signed Agreement
16th of May 2015

Exchange Students

Each University will be allocated to use four
semesters each calendar year at the other partner university in whatever
combination it wants. Each University will be allowed to send equivalent of 4
students for one semester each to the other partner university.

Department of Arabic

Lund University- Agreement2 

 

Date of Signed Agreement

10th August 2011

Exchange students

Long term exchanges between students and faculty in the Arabic Department of both universities

Department of Arabic

Lund University- Agreement1 

 

Date of Signed Agreement

22nd August 2007

 

International Exchange Program

Long term exchanges between students and faculty in the Arabic Department of both universities

Department of Arabic 

Sodra Vatterbygden Folkhogskola University

 

Date of Signed Agreement 

23rd of December 2008

Exchange students from Sweden and Palestine

To get the opportunity of both institution’s students to study abroad

Faculty of Education

UNITED KINGDOM                                                                Top

Canterbury Christ Church University

 

Date of Signed Agreement

26th of September 2011 

Strengthen the school-Based Practicum for Future Student Teachers

((QIF: Teachers Education Improvement Plan (developing the practicum components for primary levels). It is a pilot project, Canterbury Christ Church University is the Consultant of the 4 local universities ( BU, AAU, UNRWA College, Azhar Univ.))  

Faculty of Education 

Chester University- Agreement2

 

Date of Signed Agreement

10th of March 2011 

BU has received a grant from the Quality Improvement Fund QIF entitled "Revising Palestinian schools: Investing in Classroom Teacher Program (5-9 years). University Chester is the International Consultant for developing BU primary program 

Faculty of Education 

 Chester University-Agreement1

 

Date of Signed Agreement

26th of June 2009 

Drama Project / Physical Education 

Strengthen the drama program between both institutions. 

Collaboration to enhance physical education courses at BU 

 Faculty of Education

Liverpool Hope University

 

1- To exchange visits between BU & Liverpool Hope University

2- Support faculty professional development 

 

 

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning  

London Metropolitan University

 

Date of Signed Agreement

October 2004

Partnership with Finland for Master Program

Institute of Hotel Management and Tourism

Sheffield Hallam University

 

Date of Signed Agreement

Year 1998

 Faculty and Curriculum Development

Institute of Hotel Management  and Tourism

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA                                               Top

California State University -San Bernardino- Agreement2 

 

Date of Signed Agreement

17th of April 2012 

1- Exchange of faculty

2- Exchange of students

3- Joint research activities, lectures and lectures via-e-learning

4-Participating in seminars and academic meetings

5- Exchange of published academic materials and other information

6- Special short-term academic programs 

Faculty of Arts & All Faculties  

National Institute of Health

 

Date of Signed Agreement

1st of July 2011

Hearing loss in the Palestinian Population Research

Hereditary Research Laboratory/ Faculty of Science

Middle East Regional Cooperation

 

Date of Signed Agreement

1st of April 2011

Genetic Disorders affecting Palestinian families Research

This is in collaboration with Caritas baby hospital and aims at identifying the genetic disorders on many rare phenotypes affecting Palestinian families

Hereditary Research Laboratory/ Faculty of Science

Breast Cancer Research Foundation

 

Date of Signed Agreement

 25th of June 2011

Breast Cancer Research

To investigate the genetic basis of breast cancer in hereditary breast cancer families in the Palestinian population

Hereditary Research Laboratory/ Faculty of Science

University of Houston

 

Date of Signed Agreement

25th of June 2011

To find academic opportunities for students and faculty, and to establish a program to be formalized at a later date (the "Program") for the benefit of students of  both educational institutions

 

All BU Faculties

 

Portland State University (& AMIDEAST)

Date of Signed Agreement

8th of February 2011

To establish a Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) at BU. ((Portland State University is a partner in CETL Project))

 

All BU Faculties

Wayne State University

 

Date of Signed Agreement

1st of November 2010

To implement opportunities for joint scholarships; to facilitate academic cooperation; to develop research collaborations; and to promote international understanding.

Faculty of Education

University of Washington - Agreement2

 

Date of Signed Agreement

22nd June 2010

Genomic analysis of schizophrenia in consanguineous Palestinian families

 

 

Department of Biology

La Salle -  Agreement2

Writer Matter

Improving the writing skills to sixth/ seventh grade pupils in schools

Faculty of Education

La Salle -  Agreement1

Travel Study

Visit countries to study from their educational, cultural, political and economic situations. Enhancing the students’ knowledge, experiences through multi-cultural settings

Faculty of Education

University of Michigan

 

Date of Signed Agreement

 12th of June 2009

Technical Assistance for the Component Titled "University Strengthening Program" (USP) of the Expanded and Sustained Access to Financial Services (ESAF)

 

Faculty of Business Administration

University of Washington- Agreement1

Cooperation with the social work program: Establish a Masters In Social Work  in cooperation with the Social Work School of UW that will focus on clinical SW, policy and management

Department of Social Sciences

California State University -San Bernardino- Agreement1 

 

Date of Signed Agreement

13th of March 2006

1- Exchange programs between faculty and students at both Universities

2-Encourage direct contact and cooperation between both universities at research projects, academic workshops, studies and conferences

Faculty of Arts/ Department of Arabic

University of Colorado

 

 

Summer school for UC engineering students

This is part of wider initiative "Engineers without Borders" to set up a branch in Palestine

International Relations Office

George Washington University/

 

 

Date of Signed Agreement

June 2000

To collaborate with George Washington University in offering two training programs in Tourism Events Mgmt. and Tourism Destination Mgmt.

To set a certificate program in Tourism Management to be offered at the Institute of Community Partnership

Institute of Hotel Management & Tourism

Zeva Incorporated

Internship with Zeva Inc.

1-   Provide online internships opportunities to CIS students

2- Develop a major elective course through which students can do internships for credit

Department of Computer Information Systems

Next Generation

 

Internship with NGB

Provide online paid internships opportunities to CIS students

Department of Computer Information Systems

Saint Mary University

Cooperation Between Sister Lasallian Universities

Department of Computer Information Systems

KOREA                                                                                 Top

Handong Global University

 

5th of May 2011

1- Exchange of students and/ or interns

2- Exchange of faculty and/ or staff

3- Joint research activities and publications

4- Participation in seminars and academic meetings

5- Exchange of academic materials and other information. 6- Special short-term academic programs.

All Faculties

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