2013 witnessed MoU signing between Aqsa Syarif and several Gaza higher education institutions during an official visit by representative from Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education to Gaza.

MoU with Al-Aqsa University valued at USD 227,480 was signed for the completion of a mosque and 4 new lecture halls. Another USD 184,080 was also disbursed to provide a power generator and built a laboratory for University College of Applied Sciences (UCAS).