Building Peace

In 2003, Al-Quds University and Brandeis University formed a unique intercultural partnership, linking an Arab institution in Jerusalem and a Jewish-sponsored institution in the United States in an exchange designed to foster cultural understanding and provide educational opportunities for students, faculty and staff.

Visits to Al-Quds University, June 2011

Brandeis faculty, staff, and alumni, including President Fred Lawrence, went to Al-Quds for the culminating visit during the grant funding period.

Read more about this trip.

Partnership Video


This nine-minute introduction to the partnership features interviews with students, faculty, and staff who have been involved in exchanges.

اللغة العربية

Please note:  The Brandeis University/Al-Quds University partnership was suspended as of Nov. 18, 2013. Brandeis University will re-evaluate the relationship as future events may warrant. 

For more information, please see the statement on Brandeis Now.

The information on this website represents activities carried out under the partnership between 2003 and 2011, well before the suspension.