He said she initially hoped to attend a West Bank university but has also received scholarship offers from overseas.
With her unruly mop of curly light-coloured hair, the Palestinian teenager quickly became a local hero and an internationally recognisable figure.
Ahed's father, Bassem, says his daughter received the call Sunday, hours after returning home from an eight-month prison stint for slapping two Israeli soldiers. "I salute everyone who supported me and my case". Her father Bassem put his arms around Ahed and her mother as they walked together along a road, while a crowd of around 100 chanted "we want to live in freedom".
ESTRIN: Power to the people, the young Tamimi told reporters and activists at a press conference in her village of Nabi Salih.
She said she planned to study law to hold Israel's occupation accountable.
"I will study law to defend my people and defend my Palestinian cause in global forums", she said.
From her home, Ahed headed for a visit to the grave of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.
Israeli authorities appeared keen to avoid media coverage of the release as much as possible, and conflicting information had meant supporters and journalists scrambled to arrive on time at the correct location.
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Israeli police said they were caught in the act along with another Palestinian and arrested for vandalism.
Supporters are preparing a festive homecoming for Tamimi in her West Bank village of Nabi Saleh later this morning.
Her mother filmed the incident and posted it on Facebook, where it went viral and, for many, instantly turned the teenager into a symbol of resistance to Israel's military rule over the Palestinians.
But for Israelis, Tamimi is being used by her activist family as a pawn in staged provocations. A reporter asked her if she'd do it again, confront soldiers in the way she did that led to her arrest.
The 83-year-old Abbas praised her as a symbol of resistance to occupation - even as he faces growing domestic criticism for not walking away from continued security coordination between his forces and Israeli troops against Hamas, a shared foe.
Omar Shakir of Human Rights Watch tweeted today that "Israel's jailing of a child for 8 months - for calling for protests and slapping a soldier - reflects endemic discrimination, absence of due process and ill-treatment of kids".
Israel's prison service says it has released Palestinian protest icon Ahed Tamimi. She was arrested at her home four days later, in the middle of the night. She was 16 at the time.
The video shows the cousins approaching them and telling them to leave, before shoving, kicking and slapping them.