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The Hashemite University in Zarqa: 2009

The Hashemite University is a relatively young universty in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Its campus is located near the city of Zarqa north of the capital Amman.

The establishment of the Hashemite University was decided by late King Hussein Ibn Talal (1935-1999) in 1991, and it effectively opened its doors in the fall 1995. 

The Hashemite University Stamp 2009
The Hashemite University : Yvert & Tellier 1814, Scott 1983

The Hashemite university Today

The Hashemite university is composed today of 14 colleges in various disciplines that offer about 90 programs. 

The university offers 52 undergraduate level programs  mainly in medical and computing and engineering areas. The programs cover the ares of Medicine, Allied Health Sciences, Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Pharmacy, Nursing, Science, Earth Sciences,Water Management , Engineering, Information Technology, Art, Finance, Business Administration, Educational Sciences, Museology and TourismIn addition, the university offers 35 master and doctoral Programs. Many of these programs obtained or are about to obtain international accreditations.

The university currently counts around 25,000 students  from 30 nationalities and more than 762 faculty members and about 900 administrative staff. Since its foundation, the number of Hashemite University graduates has exceeded 85,000.

The university, in cooperation with the Scientific Research Support Fund, publishes three refereed scientific journals: The Jordanian Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering , Jordan Journal of Biological Sciences, and The Jordanian Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences. The university also publishes scientific, cultural and media publications.

International University Rankings

The Hashemite university has set a plan to improve its position in the international university ranking during the year 2022. The action plan is composed of different axis including:

  • Developing the performance of faculty members and scientific research, 
  • Activating international projects, academic exchange and networking with prestigious international universities and,
  • Implementing a plan for administrative development.

Catalogue reference:  Yvert & Tellier 1814 – Scott 1983

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