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Fees and Academic Calendar  

Summary of Fees (in US$)

Application and housing allocation fees should be transferred to the University’s bank account. For bank information, please contact the PAS office at

1. Application fee - $55

2. Registration fee - $70 *

3. Tuition - US$700  for each Arabic language course; US$600 for each political or social science and other courses. Tuition fees must be paid on registration day. Birzeit University does not accept postal orders, money orders and personal checks. Students should bring the full amount of tuition and related fees either in cash money or by credit card (visa cards only), in order to be able to pay and register on the registration day. Fees are non-refundable  for courses dropped after the first week of classes.  In case of complete withdrawal from the program or from the courses within the first week of classes students receive a 35% refund of the tuition fees. Courses may be interchanged during the first week of classes.

4. Housing allocation fee - $50**
The University will assist students in finding accommodation, according to the type of housing requested on their application form and the availability of rooms. The University will direct students to their accommodation on the first day of orientation.  Students will be responsible for all rent and associated payments to their landlords.  (The Services department at the university is responsible for all housing issues)

Students should budget as follows:  
US$200 per month for a shared room
US$250 per month for a single room 
US$300-350 per month for food and transportation
US$300-400 each semester for miscellaneous (entertainment, trips etc)

 5. Library fee - $10*

6. Student Identification Card - $10

7. Late-application fee - $30, if applications reach PAS after the application deadline.

8.  Internet fee - $15*

9.  Health Insurance - $10 *

10. Transcript & enrollment verification letters - $15

* These fees are paid each semester.

** (Students who need our help to find accommodation are
strongly advised to send in their application form well before the 
application deadline) 


PAS Academic Calendar

Please note that all dates are subject to change.

Summer term, academic year 2013-2014

Thursday 22 May, 2014 - Application deadline*

Wednesday 11 June, 2014 – Orientation

Thursday 12 June , 2014 – Placement test & Registration, phase I

Saturday 14 June, 2014 – Registration, phase II

Monday 16 June, 2014 - Classes start

Monday 4 August, 2014 – End of classes

Tuesday & Wednesday 5- 6 August, 2014 – Final Exams


Fall Term, academic year 2014-2015

Wednesday 20 August, 2014 – Application deadline

Wednesday 3rd of September, 2014 – Orientation

Thursday 4th of September, 2014 – Placement test & Registration, phase I

Saturday 6th of September, 2014 – Registration, phase II

Monday 8th of September, 2014 – First day of classes

Thursday 27th of November, 2014 – Last day of classes

Saturday 29 of November and 1st of December , 2014 - Final Exam.


Spring term, academic year 2014-2015

Saturday 20 December, 2014 – Application deadline *

Wednesday 14th of January, 2015 – Orientation

Thursday 15th of January, 2015 – Placement test & Registration, phase I

Saturday 17th of January, 2015 – Registration, phase II

Monday 19th of January, 2015– start of Classes

Thursday 9th of April, 2015- End of classes

Saturday and Sunday 11th &12th of April, 2015 –Final exams


Summer term, academic year 2014-2015

Thursday 21 May, 2015 - Application deadline*

Start and end dates for the summer will be determined later

Estimated from mid of June until first week of August.


* (Students who need our help to find accommodation are
strongly advised to send in their application form well before the 
application deadline)
















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