The university was founded in 1998 on Palestinian land under the name “The Palestinian Academy for Security Sciences”. His Excellency, President Mahmoud Abbas, opened it in 2007. It was turned into a university in 2011. It is the first and unique governmental Palestinian university that deals with security, military and police education serving as a vital branch for providing the Palestinian security institutions with qualified officers through seven bachelor programs, the number of majors is increasing. The university aims to qualify young people joining the university (male and female) through eight specialized vocational diplomas in military, security and police sciences. All majors are distributed on the four colleges