The Vice-President for Academic Affairs chairs the Academic Department. The Department includes the Faculty of Technology & Applied Sciences, the Faculty of Agriculture, the Faculty of Social & Family Development, the Faculty of Economics & Administrative Sciences, the Faculty of Educational Sciences, the Faculty of Media, the Faculty of Arts, Deanship of Scientific Research, Deanship of Graduate Studies, Deanship of Admission, Registration & Examinations, Curriculum & Courses Department, Libraries Department, Open Learning Center and Continuing Education & Community Service Center.
Recently, QOU adopted the Blended-Learning system that combines e-Learning with the face to face learning system.
The academic year is divided into:
- First semester consists of 16 weeks
- Second semester consists of 16 weeks
- Summer course consists of 12 weeks
The language of instruction is Arabic, while some courses might be taught in English based on a recommendation from the Academic Council and a decision taken by the University Council.
The main task of the Academic Council is to develop the general academic policy and to evaluate and develop academic affairs at the University. The Council applies the University's laws, regulations and instructions for granting the academic degrees. It is responsible for the evaluation of programs and academic specializations, quality assurance of the academic process, following-up the production of courses, issuing the annual University manual and recommending workshops and conferences in addition to other tasks.
The current Academic Council consists of:
|Prof. Husni Awad||Vice President for Academic Affairs||Chairman|
|Prof. Majdi Zamel||Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs||Vice-Chair / General Secretary|
|Dr. Ra’fat Judeh||Vice President for Gaza Strip Affairs||Member|
|Dr. Salameh Salem||Dean of Student Affairs||Member|
|Eng. Saada Shalabi||Director of Information & Communication Technology Center||Member|
|Dr. Khalil Erekat||Dean of Admission, Registration & ;||Member|
|Prof. Mohammed Shahin||Dean of Graduate Studies||Member|
|Prof. Jamal Ibrahim||Dean of Scientific Research||Member|
|Dr. Zaher Haneni||Dean of Faculty of Arts||Member|
|Dr. Nabil Al-Mughrabi||Dean of Faculty of Educational Sciences||Member|
|Dr. Abdel Rahman AL-Silwadi||Dean of Faculty of Administrative and Economic Sciences||Member|
|Dr. Ameed Bader||Dean of Faculty of Social and Family Development||Member|
|Dr. Eng. Nael Abu Al-Halaweh||Dean of Faculty of Technology and Applied Sciences||Member|
|Dr. Maen Sheqwarah||Dean of Faculty of Agriculture||Member|
|Mr. Ammar Jumhur||Dean of Faculty of Media||Member|
|Dr. Noor Al-Aqra’||Director of Salfeet Branch||Member|
|Mr. Jasser Khalil||Acting Director of Planning and Quality Department||Member|
|Dr. Mohammad Abu Elbah||Academic Assistant/Qalqilya||Member|
|Ms. Randa Ghuneim Totah||Director of Curricula and Textbooks Department||Member|
|Mr. Mahmoud Hawamdeh||Director of Open Learning Center||Member|
|Dr. Atif Asouli||Faculty Member||Member|
|Dr. Hatem Hussein||Faculty Member||Member|
|Mr. Mohammad Kassab||Regional Student Council||Member|