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10 February2020

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Advancement Office


BU in the News

We would like to bring to your attention items about Bethlehem University that have appeared in the news recently. They have been uploaded to our website. Please follow the links below if you're interested in reading them.

تربية وجامعة بيت لحم ينفذان يوم الإرشاد التعريفي لطلبة الثانوية - جريدة القدس

تربية بيت لحم وجامعة بيت لحم تنفذان يوم الارشاد التعريفي لطلبة الثانوية العامة - تلفزيون المهد


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Dean of Research Office

  • Fifth Research and Innovation Day: Building on the remarkable success of previous Research and Innovation Days and the high-spirited participation of the Bethlehem University faculty and researchers, the Research Council and the Office of the Dean of Research are pleased to invite you to participate in the Fifth Research and Innovation Day on Wednesday, 15 April 2020, in which we will showcase and celebrate the scholarly achievements and research of the faculty and graduate students.
    Interested faculty, researchers, and graduate students should submit an abstract (250 words) for either a paper presentation or an academic poster in both Arabic and English. Abstracts should address the research problem, the significance of the study, its academic context (previous studies/ debates), the most significant results of the study. Accepted papers will be allocated 15 minutes for presentation on Research and Innovation Day.

    Please note that all those who received an Internal Research Grant in the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 and those who received a MOHE grant are required to participate.

    The deadline for submitting these abstracts is February 28, 2020. For further information, please contact Ms. Maheera Abu Farha at ( or call at 2354.

  • External Research Requests: Any external research request, in which BU faculty and students are asked to participate in any research project/study conducted by researchers not affiliated with BU, must first obtain ethical clearance from the Office of the Dean of Research. Should faculty members receive external research requests, please advise them to contact the ODR. BU faculty and students should also sign a consent form before they could participate in such studies.

  • You can follow the latest updates on Special AnnouncementsCall for Papers, and Grants and Fellowship Opportunities on the website of Dean of Research.

  • Please, find below an updated link to the New Faculty Accomplishments. Please, keep sending us your accomplishments so we can share them with Bethlehem University community: 

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Department of Humanities


The Austrian Cultural Forum and Bethlehem University are pleased to invite you to attend a concert for Beethoven on the occasion of his 250th birthday. The concert will be performed by the "Saitenluft" ensemble from Vienna.

Tuesday 11 February at 6:00 pm, University Chapel.

Free entrance

Below is the promotional poster:


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Athletics Department

  In cooperation with the Guest Relations Office at Bethlehem University, the Athletics Department organized a sports activity with an American group from Mundelein Seminary. They played volleyball and football games on Friday, 31 January 2020, in the Auditorium and a basketball game in the Catholic Action Court in Bethlehem on Monday, 3 February 2020. The games were so exciting and many students came to the games to cheer both teams. The level of both teams was close which added an enthusiastic atmosphere to the games.

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Dean of Students Office


"Deal of the Century …will not pass”

The Dean of Students Office organized a lecture by Dr. Nasser Al-Lahham, a Palestinian journalist, titled the “Deal of the Century… will not pass” on Tuesday, 4 February 2020. The lecture was attended by faculty, staff, and students who took part in the discussion.


Celebration for the released student Muhammad Abu Aker

The Student Senate and the Progressive Student Labor Front, under the supervision of the Dean of Students, organized a celebration for the release of Mohammad Abu Aker, during the festival titled “Our prisoners are our glory” on Thursday, 6 February 2020, in the Auditorium. Families of prisoners from Bethlehem University were honored in this celebration.


Students Loan Fund

In the process of helping students to provide loans from the Student Loan Fund that is provided by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, 35 applications have been submitted and verified. A number of other requests are still ongoing.


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External Academic Relations Office


We would like to draw your attention to the "latest announcements" listed for this week. They can be found under the External Academic Relations Office heading at the following link:


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