We are delighted to announce that Al-Zaytoonah International University, located in Azaz, northwest of Aleppo, Syria, has been granted full accreditation by the International Association for Quality Assurance in Pre-Tertiary & Higher Education (QAHE). This accreditation recognizes the university’s commitment to providing a quality education in the midst of conflict and its dedication to developing future leaders who will contribute to the country’s renaissance and development.
Al-Zaytoonah International University was established with a clear vision to ensure that young individuals receive a quality education, even in times of war and crisis. The university aims to prepare graduates who are not only scientifically competent but also morally upright, ready to assume responsibilities in serving the nation and leading government and private institutions.
One of the distinguishing features of Al-Zaytoonah International University is its resilient educational system that transcends the limitations of time and space, allowing it to continue providing education even during disasters and crises. The institution is fully aware of its role in education and its mission to achieve the nation’s vision.
The university boasts an academic and administrative staff from various parts of the Arab world, ensuring a diverse and enriching educational experience for its students. Al-Zaytoonah International University adheres to rigorous quality and higher education standards at both the local and international levels.
With over 14 academic specialties, more than 65 graduates, and a student body of 411, Al-Zaytoonah International University has made significant strides in providing higher education opportunities to aspiring students in Syria.
Speaking on this occasion, the President of Al-Zaytoonah International University expressed his pride in the institution’s establishment and its vital role in bridging the gap in higher education caused by the ongoing conflict in Syria. He emphasized the university’s commitment to engaging with the local, Arab, and international community, which forms the foundation of its dedicated and knowledge-thirsty student body.
The university’s vision is to become a globally distinguished institution that fosters innovation, produces leaders, and cultivates competencies. Al-Zaytoonah International University is dedicated to disseminating knowledge through flexible and high-quality higher education, employing modern teaching methods and encouraging scientific research to build individuals capable of excellence, innovation, and active engagement in society.
Al-Zaytoonah International University has set ambitious goals, including providing university studies for new Syrian students, ensuring comprehensive quality assurance, focusing on scientific research, promoting ethical values, producing high-quality educational materials, and enhancing communication with labor markets in Arab countries to secure continuous job opportunities for its graduates.
This accreditation from QAHE is a testament to Al-Zaytoonah International University’s dedication to academic excellence and its unwavering commitment to providing quality education even in challenging circumstances. We extend our warmest congratulations to the university and its entire community on this remarkable achievement.