Introduction

AAU Started providing academic services in 1990, Al-Ahliyya Amman University (AAU) was the first private university and pioneer of private education in Jordan. AAU has been accorded institutional and programmatic accreditation. It is a member of the International Association of Universities, Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World, Union of Arab Universities and Association of Arab Private Institutions of Higher Education. AAU always seeks distinction by upgrading learning outcomes through the adoption of methods and strategies that depend on a system of quality control and effective follow-up at all its faculties, departments, centers and administrative units. The overall aim is to become a flagship university not only at the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan level but also at the Arab World level. In this vein, AAU has adopted Information Technology as an essential ingredient in its activities, especially e-learning, and it has incorporated it in its educational processes in all fields of specialization to become the first such university to do so.

Our History

Al-Ahliyya Amman University (AAU) is the first private university in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Established by a decision from the Ministry of Higher Education and Research in 1989, the University opened its doors in 1990 with three faculties: Faculty of Law, Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Faculty of Administrative and Financial Sciences. The following year saw the establishment of the Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medical Sciences, and the Faculty of Engineering. Since its establishment, Al- Ahliyya Amman University has been supplying the local and Arab market with a large number of graduates who have taken up important positions in local and regional institutions in both the public and private sectors.

Our Policy towards Quality

Al-Ahliyya Amman University is committed to develop and apply the "Quality Assurance Standards in Higher Education Institutions" and to follow any other adopted quality standards by investing human and physical energies to produce an academically and morally outstanding generation.

Vision, Mission & Core Values

Excellence in providing teaching, learning and academic research with a high quality of international standards to enhance the status of Al-Ahliyya Amman University as the first private University in Jordan and in the Arab world, and to make it a preferred choice to students and researchers. This can be achieved by providing an academic environment that seeks excellence and by preparing qualified human cadres specialized in various fields of knowledge to meet the needs of society and the requirements of a sustainable development.

Strategic Plan

Higher education is presently witnessing several developments that necessitate a thorough reconsideration of the status quo. Such developments deem it imperative to exert more efforts to identify current challenges. Higher education needs to respond well to the dictates of this stage in two ways: keeping abreast of academic and technological developments.

Organizational Chart

To meet the administrative, financial and technical work requirements, the University has organisedan administrative hierarchy to ensure the smooth execution of work in different departments and divisions.

Governance Councils

The governance council's is responsible in university's policy making and implementation, follow-up in academic and administrative affairs etc. to ensure the university fulfill its vision and mission to the students and society.

University Committees

In keeping with the principle of participation and consultation in decision making, to uphold the academic and administrative mission of the University, the University permanent committees were created for the academic year 2014/2015.

Programs taught in:
English
Arabic

This school also offers:

BBA

Al-Ahliyya Amman University

The Business Administration Department is one of the leading departments in the University since its inception in 1990. It is committed to its mission which includes prep ... [+]

Business Administration

The Business Administration Department is one of the leading departments in the University since its inception in 1990. It is committed to its mission which includes preparing students and providing them with the latest specialized knowledge, skills and leadership abilities that qualify them for excellence and meeting the expectations of the local and regional labor market through the development of analytical, critical and creative thinking. The achievements of the Department culminated in introducing the master's program in business administration (MBA) which allow interested students the chance to pursue their academic and professional progress towards serving the community and promoting scientific research.... [-]

Jordan Amman
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Bachelor

Al-Ahliyya Amman University

The Accounting Department was established in 1990 with the inception of the University. ... [+]

Accounting

The Accounting Department was established in 1990 with the inception of the University. The Department aims to provide students with the knowledge, skills and practical experience necessary to enter the labor market with efficiency and excellence through focusing on students skills in the fields of accounting, auditing and tax consultancy. Specialized applied programs are used to prepare students for the job market, and ensure their acquisition of the necessary professional and academic certificates.

Mission

Graduating students equipped with knowledge and practical experience that meet the labor market demands.

Objectives Graduating qualified students in th... [-]
Jordan Amman
September 2019
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Al-Ahliyya Amman University

The Department of Architecture was founded at the beginning of the second semester of the academic year 2008/2009. ... [+]

Architecture Engineering

The Department of Architecture was founded at the beginning of the second semester of the academic year 2008/2009. The Department academic staff comprises a group of distinguished full-time graduates of the most prestigious universities and various academic schools of architecture. It also includes creative and experienced architects who possess the required expertise to provide students with modern scientific knowledge. Moreover, the Department includes highly qualified and experienced assistants and lab technicians. To meet the demands of the local market, the students are instructed in the most important architecture theories and modern local and international architecture schools that keep pace with the technological advances in the field of architecture and construction.... [-]

Jordan Amman
September 2019
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Al-Ahliyya Amman University

The Department of Civil Engineering (CE) at Al Ahliyya Amman University was established in September 2008 to meet the market demand for qualified civil engineers both loc ... [+]

Civil Engineering

The Department of Civil Engineering (CE) at Al Ahliyya Amman University was established in September 2008 to meet the market demand for qualified civil engineers both locally and regionally. The first (44 students) were admitted in the second semester of the academic year 2008/2009. Since then, an increasing number of students is enrolled in the department every year forming a total number of (606) undergraduate students. Our efforts are focused on providing students with the necessary knowledge and experience that enable them to compete in the labor market of the 21st century. More than, 324 civil engineers have graduated from the department and are serving their communities by working in private corporations or local governments.... [-]

Jordan Amman
September 2019
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Campus
Al-Ahliyya Amman University

The Department of Computer Engineering was established in September 1992 to meet the market demand for qualified computer engineers both locally and regionally. Since the ... [+]

Computer Engineering

The Department of Computer Engineering was established in September 1992 to meet the market demand for qualified computer engineers both locally and regionally. Since the date of establishment, the total number of 579 undergraduate students enrolled in the department. Our efforts are focused on providing students with the necessary knowledge and experience that enable them to compete in the labor market of the 21st century. More than 500 engineers have graduated from the department and are serving their communities by working in private corporations or local governments.

The department has qualified and experienced full-time faculty members consisting 1 associate professor, 3 assistant professors, and 3 laboratory engineers and one technician. The Department of Computer Engineering has a range of well-equipped laboratories such as Embedded Systems lab, Microprocessors lab, Computer Networks lab, Computer Architecture lab, Digital Logic and Advanced Digital Logic labs.... [-]

Jordan Amman
September 2019
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Al-Ahliyya Amman University

The Computer Science Department was established in 1991 at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. It became an important department at the Faculty of Information Technology in ... [+]

Computer Science

The Computer Science Department was established in 1991 at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. It became an important department at the Faculty of Information Technology in 2001. The Department offers a Bachelor’s Degree in computer science. The study plan includes compulsory and elective courses totaling 132 credit hours of general principles in computer science and modern technology, in line with market demands and huge developments in computer science.

Vision

The computer science department aspires to be the national and regional pioneer in providing excellent education, scientific research, and knowledge building in the field of computer science.

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The Department was established to be the first nucleus of the Faculty of Drama at Al-Ahliyya Amman University, which represents a continuation and confirmation of the Uni ... [+]

Design of Cinema, TV & Theatre

The Department was established to be the first nucleus of the Faculty of Drama at Al-Ahliyya Amman University, which represents a continuation and confirmation of the University leadership among Jordanian and regional universities.

Man is the maker of thought and art and the creator of culture. At the forefront of our strategy is qualifying graduates and preparing them to assume their roles in serving the nation. For this purpose, a new specialization was introduced which is considered the most prominent tool of communication and discourse between people and which is closely related to visual drama and media. This step also aims to promote curricula in accordance with international quality standards and criteria, which requires the permanent development of teaching performance and the technical and artistic components.... [-]

Jordan Amman
September 2019
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Al-Ahliyya Amman University

The Department of Electrical Engineering was established in 2012 offering an Electrical Engineering Program for undergraduate studies, due to the local and regional labor ... [+]

Electrical Engineering

The Department of Electrical Engineering was established in 2012 offering an Electrical Engineering Program for undergraduate studies, due to the local and regional labor market demand for electrical engineers. The department has a high caliber, well-experienced staff with high academic ranks. At the beginning of the program, 7 students joined the program in the second semester of the academic year (2011/2012). Since then there was an increase in the number of students enrolled in the program. In this academic year (2016/2017) the total number of students reached 96.

The electrical engineering department includes many specialized laboratories such as electrical circuits, devices and measurements, electrical machines, electric power, power electronics, lighting design, electrical wiring, engineering works and engineering drawings.... [-]

Jordan Amman
September 2019
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Al-Ahliyya Amman University

The Electronic Business and Commerce Department was established in the academic year 2013/2014. The Department aims to build and develop competencies in the field of Elec ... [+]

Electronic Business & Commerce

The Electronic Business and Commerce Department was established in the academic year 2013/2014. The Department aims to build and develop competencies in the field of Electronic Business and Commerce by providing quality and highly efficient university education in this area for students in order to meet the needs of the local, Arab, and international market. The faculty members of the Department are holders of Ph.D. degrees in the disciplines of electronic systems, Electronic Business and Commerce. The Department also provides the students the opportunity to learn SAP business applications in order to have access to business and e-commerce systems.

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Al-Ahliyya Amman University

The Department of Electronics and Communications Engineering was established in September 1992 to meet the market demands for qualified engineers both locally and regiona ... [+]

Electronics & Communications Engineering

The Department of Electronics and Communications Engineering was established in September 1992 to meet the market demands for qualified engineers both locally and regionally. The department offers two degrees; the Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Communications Engineering and the Master in Communications. Our efforts are focused on providing students with the necessary knowledge and experience that enable them to compete in the labor markets of the 21st century. More than 1000 engineers (Bachelor and Master Degrees) have graduated from the department and are serving their communities by working in private corporations or local governments.... [-]

Jordan Amman
September 2019
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Al-Ahliyya Amman University

The Department of English Language and Literature came into existence once the University was founded, and the Translation Department was founded in 2001. ... [+]

English Language & Literature

The Department of English Language and Literature came into existence once the University was founded, and the Translation Department was founded in 2001. These two divisions, which are merged into one Department, boast a distinguished faculty with specializations in literature, translation, and French. Since the Department was founded, it has carried out its work successfully, giving foremost priority to a steady development of its study plan to ensure that it is up-to-date, comprehensive, and keeps abreast with the latest needs and demands of the times. The Department’s Literature division focuses on classical literature and antiquity, but it also gives modern and post-modern literature a lot of attention.... [-]

Jordan Amman
September 2019
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Al-Ahliyya Amman University

It aspires to reach a distinguished status in education in the area of humanities and social sciences, in order to enhance our competitiveness at the local and Arab level ... [+]

English Language & Translation

It aspires to reach a distinguished status in education in the area of humanities and social sciences, in order to enhance our competitiveness at the local and Arab levels.

Mission

Our mission is to provide students with the basic skills of linguistic and translation sciences; to build up their language competences & to enhance the necessary translation techniques so as to keep up with the labor market requirements.

Objectives Producing competent graduates, equipped with multifarious language and translation skills. Providing students with the necessary skills in simultaneous and sequential translation Upgrading research abilities and skil... [-]
Jordan Amman
September 2019
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Al-Ahliyya Amman University

Finance and Banking is a scientific field designed to provide students with the various knowledge and practical skills that properly qualify them to interact with the mod ... [+]

Finance and Banking

Finance and Banking is a scientific field designed to provide students with the various knowledge and practical skills that properly qualify them to interact with the modern business environment, through connecting financial and economic concepts with the business reality in banks and financial markets. This will enable the graduates of this Department to join the various public and private institutions, including the banking institutions, such as the central bank and commercial banks, as well as insurance companies, investment firms, and other financial institutions. It also enables them to pursue higher education in the Arab and foreign universities.

Mission

Offering an excellent education that develops qualified and knowledgeable graduate.... [-]

Jordan Amman
September 2019
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Al-Ahliyya Amman University

The Department of Graphic Design was founded at the beginning of the second semester of 2000. It is a practical major that combines technical and technological knowledge ... [+]

Graphic Design

The Department of Graphic Design was founded at the beginning of the second semester of 2000. It is a practical major that combines technical and technological knowledge and skills that will qualify the students to become graphic designers who are able to come up with productions using visual aids, such as magazines, newspapers, books, wrapping, and animation. It also enables them to launch multi-purpose advertising campaigns.

Mission

To train creative designers capable of achieving multifarious graphic designs.

Objectives To qualify students to be capable of coping with changing marketplace needs. To develop the abilities and skills of the academic staff and to ... [-]
Jordan Amman
September 2019
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Al-Ahliyya Amman University

The Department of Interior Design was founded in 2000. It has been granted programmatic and institutional accreditation by the Ministry of Higher Education and Academic R ... [+]

Interior Design

The Department of Interior Design was founded in 2000. It has been granted programmatic and institutional accreditation by the Ministry of Higher Education and Academic Research. It is a technical major focusing on developing students’ skills in dealing with interior space creatively and efficiently, and in generating human befitting ambiance. It includes a group of specialized academic staff in addition to staff from other related fields who constantly support and update the study plan.

Mission

Training creative designers capable of implementing varied interior design trends.

Objectives Developing the students professional, artisan and research skills. Qualif... [-]
Jordan Amman
September 2019
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Campus
Al-Ahliyya Amman University

The Management Information Systems Department was established in the academic year 2003/2004. The objective of this Department is to build and develop competencies in the ... [+]

Management Information Systems

The Management Information Systems Department was established in the academic year 2003/2004. The objective of this Department is to build and develop competencies in the field of management information systems and the management method of these systems by providing quality and highly efficient university education in this area for students in order to meet the needs of the local, Arab, and international market. The faculty members of the Department are holders of Ph.D. degrees in the disciplines of management information, IT, and business systems management.

Mission

Graduating qualified students equipped with knowledge and practical experience commensurate with market demands.... [-]

Jordan Amman
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Al-Ahliyya Amman University

The Marketing Department at the Business School was established to meet the growing demand in the labor market, which is witnessing strong and unprecedented competition, ... [+]

Marketing

The Marketing Department at the Business School was established to meet the growing demand in the labor market, which is witnessing strong and unprecedented competition, especially with the increasing trend towards globalization, privatization, and open markets. Accordingly, the Marketing Department was established in the academic year 2002/2003 and was accredited by the Board of Higher Education. The Department seeks to continuously develop the teaching and learning process. The Department courses and plans are subject to an ongoing growth process to keep up with scientific developments and qualify students with the necessary knowledge and skills to meet the ever-changing needs of the labor market.... [-]

Jordan Amman
September 2019
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Campus
Al-Ahliyya Amman University

Software Engineering (SWE) is a computing as well as an engineering discipline based on requirement analysis, design, construction, testing, maintenance, and managing the ... [+]

Software Engineering

Software Engineering (SWE) is a computing as well as an engineering discipline based on requirement analysis, design, construction, testing, maintenance, and managing the economics of software engineering. It is relatively a recent discipline that applies the principles of computer science, mathematics, and engineering to achieve high quality and cost-effective solutions to software problems in a systematic, controlled, and efficient manner.

The Department of Software Engineering was established in 2006 after the Ministry of Higher Education and Academic Research accredited a program at the Bachelor’s Degree level in software engineering. The study began in the department at the beginning of the first semester in the academic year 2006/2007.... [-]

Jordan Amman
September 2019
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Al-Ahliyya Amman University

This Department came into existence alongside the founding of the University back in 1990. ... [+]

Psychology

This Department came into existence alongside the founding of the University back in 1990. The University has continually aimed to empower this Department with faculty of high calibre, who are capable of providing the students with the skills necessary for work and postgraduate study. The University has always been bent on supplying the Department with all the amenities propitious for high-quality education in order to stay in the forefront in this field. Accordingly, there has been sufficient focus on the theoretical part of this discipline, but the Department also focuses on equipping the students with research skills and the practical skills that enable them to utilize technology in their research endeavours.... [-]

Jordan Amman
September 2019
Part-time
Campus
Al-Ahliyya Amman University

To provide the labor marketplace with qualified graduates in the different legal fields as well as to encourage research and contribute to community service ... [+]

Public & Private Law

Public Law Department:

This department was established in 2001 to provide students with sufficient knowledge related to the legal aspects of the State’s power and sovereignty.

Private Law Department:

This department was established in 2001 to provide students with the necessary knowledge related to private legal matters.

Mission

To provide the labor marketplace with qualified graduates in the different legal fields as well as to encourage research and contribute to community service.

Objectives To graduate qualified lawyers. To keep up with modern advancements in legal studies. To reinforce communication skills, self-confidence,... [-]
Jordan Amman
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Al-Ahliyya Amman University

Software Engineering (SWE) is a computing as well as an engineering discipline based on requirement analysis, design, construction, testing, maintenance, and managing the ... [+]

Software Engineering

Software Engineering (SWE) is a computing as well as an engineering discipline based on requirement analysis, design, construction, testing, maintenance, and managing the economics of software engineering. It is relatively a recent discipline that applies the principles of computer science, mathematics, and engineering to achieve high quality and cost-effective solutions to software problems in a systematic, controlled, and efficient manner.

The Department of Software Engineering was established in 2006 after the Ministry of Higher Education and Academic Research accredited a program at the Bachelor’s Degree level in software engineering. The study began in the department at the beginning of the first semester in the academic year 2006/2007.... [-]

Jordan Amman
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Al-Ahliyya Amman University

This Department was opened in 2007, and it aims to prepare teachers for special education programmes by training them to work with individuals with special needs (student ... [+]

Special Education

This Department was opened in 2007, and it aims to prepare teachers for special education programmes by training them to work with individuals with special needs (students with disabilities and students of exceptional intelligence or talents) in the public and private sectors. The Department aims to produce graduates with impeccable skills and abilities and who will have mastered cutting-edge knowledge in their field. The University has consistently ensured that this Department has distinct faculty members who are capable of delivering quality lectures and conducting research and field work and who waste no effort in their relentless quest for further and more refined knowledge in their field.... [-]

Jordan Amman
September 2019
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