Dar al-Kalima University was accredited in 2021 by the Palestinian Ministry of Education and Higher Education as a non-governmental institution for higher education in Palestine. Its mission is to provide high quality educational opportunities in the undergraduate and diploma programs available to students from all sectors of Palestinian society. The University focuses on cultural heritage and tourism studies and is fundamentally concerned with spreading the values of democracy, freedom of expression, and freedom of thought in order to build a conscious and free Palestinian civil society