Faculty of Pharmacy

 
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 Bachelor of Pharmacy

 

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Dr. rer. med. Ahmad Amro

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the website of the Faculty of Pharmacy at Al-Quds University. Through its mission, Al Quds University seeks to provide a unique academic and research environment based on stimulating and encouraging critical thinking and scientific research by providing programs aimed at enriching knowledge and meeting the needs of the Palestinian society.

As part of this distinguished university mission, the mission of the Faculty of Pharmacy is to educate students to provide pharmaceutical care, to promote research and scholarly activities in the pharmaceutical sciences, and to serve as a pharmacy resource for the Palestinian society and others around the world.

In 2002, the Faculty of Pharmacy was founded as one of the faculties of the university's health complex. Since then, the faculty has been in many stages of development and has achieved consecutive successes at all levels. It has established a postgraduate program, three research laboratories and many research groups that have carried out dozens of research projects and published hundreds of scientific research papers in various pharmaceutical fields. Moreover, our graduates have been a key player in building the pharmaceutical system in Palestine and have distinguished contributions in all fields of pharmacy. Recently, the graduates of our faculty gained recognition for practicing pharmacy in the Palestinian areas of (1948).

Our faculty is dedicated to achieving excellence in an environment of interdisciplinary co-operation, and mutual respect, consistent with the mission of the University and with the mission of the profession of Pharmacy.
If you want to enter the pharmacy profession, the Faculty of Pharmacy at Al Quds University is welcoming you.

Dr. rer. med. Ahmad Amro
Associate Professor of Molecular Microbiology
Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy
Vice President Assistant for Academic Affairs, Scientific Faculties
Al-Quds University
Jerusalem- Palestine
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About the Faculty

The Faculty of Pharmacy was founded in 2002. It is one of the faculties of the Health Complex at Al-Quds University in Abu-Dies campus which includes Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry, Public Health, and Health Professions. We offer a bachelor's degree in pharmacy (B.Pharm) which develops a comprehensive understanding of how drugs are developed and medications affect the human body.

Moreover, we offer a master's degree in pharmaceutical sciences (MSc) which focusses on pharmaceutical researches through its only-thesis track. Currently, more than 640 students are matriculated in our faculty, of which 30 are in the Master's Program.

Since its foundation, our faculty has provided the Palestinian and international labor market with hundreds of pharmacists who have contributed distinctly in various fields, especially in the field of scientific research, drug development, improving the quality of pharmaceutical services, and many graduates who have received scholarships and completed their postgraduate studies. Furthermore, the graduates of our faculty achieve the highest success rates in the professional exams in Palestine and in the 1948 areas to becoming a registered pharmacist and playing a vital and rewarding role in healthcare provision.

The Faculty has a distinguished cadre of full, associate and assistant professors with distinguished research and professional contributions and patents in various fields of pharmacy. It also includes many competent lecturers, research and teaching assistants, and laboratory technicians.

We work in cooperation with many Palestinian pharmaceutical companies and institutions in order to improve the industry and to improve the quality of the pharmaceutical service respectively.

The Faculty has also partnerships with many European universities so that our students from their second year can take advantage of the student exchange programs and visit these universities for a period ranging from one week to one semester.

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Mission

The mission of the Faculty is to educate students to provide pharmaceutical care, to promote research and scholarly activities in the pharmaceutical sciences, and to serve as a pharmacy resource for the Palestinian community and others around the world. Faculty is dedicated to achieving excellence in an environment of interdisciplinary co-operation, and mutual respect, consistent with the mission of the University and with the mission of the profession of Pharmacy. The course for the B. Pharm. degree is five years duration. The degree meets the academic requirements laid down by the Palestinian Ministries of Health and Higher Education and entitles holders to apply for registration as a pharmacist after serving an internship and subsequently completing altogether one year of community service in the public and private sector.

Aims

  • Providing the best Pharmacy education to our students.
  • Teaching and studying pharmaceutical properties of active molecules.
  • Basic research in the area of drug research and development.
  • The faculty will coordinate the basic requirements and prerequisites for preparing well educated Pharmacists
  • The Faculty of Pharmacy is dedicated to the development and advancement of Pharmacists and Faculty who can provide comprehensive pharmaceutical care to patients, improve patient outcomes, and meet public expectations for safe and effective drug therapy through applied knowledge and discovery.
  • Prepare its students for entry into the field of practicing pharmacy as well informed and enlightened citizens and professionals.
  • Patient caring and ethical aspects of pharmacy profession is to be highly concentrated on.
  • The Faculty is committed to encouraging the curiosity, discovery, and creativity for applied knowledge on pharmaceutical products and medications.
  • The Faculty aims to strengthen the ties between the academy and society through basic and applied research that will help in advancing, communicating and preserving pharmaceutical knowledge.
  • Promote, facilitate and conduct educational programs to extend the knowledge of drugs and the rational and cost-effective use of medicines.
  • The Faculty will emphasize the needs of the Palestinian community in elaborating pharmaceutical care and profession.
  • The Faculty aims to cooperate with the pharmaceutical industry and will put efforts to improve the professional interaction.

Pharmacy at a Glance

Foundation: 2002

Programs:

  • Bachelor's degree in pharmacy (B.Pharm)
  • Master’s degree in pharmaceutical sciences (MSc)

Teaching Locations: Main Campus Abu Dies

Students: 513 students

Percentage of Female Students: 76%

Faculty:

  • 25 including professors, lecturers, Teaching assistants, and Laboratory technicians
  • Percentage of female: 67%

Alumni: 600 graduates

Partnerships and Cooperation Agreements:

Many cooperation agreements and partnerships with pharmaceutical companies, and Arab and European universities

Timeline:

  • 2002: foundation of the faculty
  • 2007: Graduation of the first batch of students
  • 2007: Opining of the Computational Chemistry and Drug Design Lab
  • 2007: Opining of the Cancer Research Center
  • 2012: Opening of the Laboratory of Drug Design and Discovery
  • 2013: Establishment of the Master's Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences.
  • 2015: Recognition of our graduates to work in the 1948 areas
  • 2020: Approval of the new academic plan which consists of 156 credit hours
  • 2020: renovation and development of all pharmacy laboratories supported by the UNDP, Japanese government and Prof. Ibrahim Jalal