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Hashemite University
الجامعة الهاشمية
Established 1992
Type Public
Rector Dr. Sulaiman Arabiyyat
Undergraduates 16 000
Location Zarqa, Jordan
Website Hashemite University website

The Hashemite University( الجامعة الهاشمية ) is a university in Zarqa, Jordan. It is named after the Jordanian Royal family — the Hashemites — and was established by Royal decree in 1992.

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History

The Royal Decree ordaining the establishment of the Hashemite University was issued in June 1996. A Royal Committee was formed to manage and supervise this task headed by His Excellency the senate, Mudhar Badran, and included seven other members of specialists and experts in different fields of higher education. Similarly, The Board of Trustees was formed and included eleven members of specialists and experts of different education-related fields and headed by his Excellency the senate, Mudhar Babdran.

The total area of the university's campus is 8519 acres 15% of which was used for buildings, 25 % for planting and agriculture. 200 acres (0.81 km2) have been planted with various vegetation.

Teaching started at the onset of the academic year 1995/1996. Students were admitted to the three functioning faculties: Sciences and arts, Economics and Administrative Sciences and Educational Sciences.

Mission & Objectives

The Hashemite University is a four-year coeducational institution committed to excellence in teaching and research. Its grand mission is to offer service and consultation to the local community in addition to the larger society.

Vision

The Hashemite University will be the university of choice in Jordan, and its graduates will be good citizens and qualified specialists who participate efficiently in developing Jordan and creating the opportunities that shape the future of their country. The Hashemite University will be a cornerstone in the accumulative efforts with other sister universities in Jordan to enhance academic cooperation between Jordan and Arab nations and between Jordan and the world.

Academics ( 2007 \ 2008 )

Faculty of Sciences (FOS)

The Faculty of Science was initially established as part of a combined Science and Arts Faculty in 1995/1996. In 1998/1999, the Department of Geology was separated from the Faculty and become a part of the Faculty of Natural Resources and Environment and in 2001/2002 .

Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences (FOE)

Since its beginning , September 1995, the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Science has extensive and diverse specialized programs that mainly fulfill its education , research, services and national missions . Under this general interest, the faculty offered four main BA courses i.e., Accounting, Business Administration, Economic, and Finance.

Courses offering recognize the fundamental role of the offered courses in both business and liberal arts education , in addition to equip students for a very much wide range of economic, financial, banking and management careers.

The expansion of the BA courses has been reflected positively in the number of students enrolled. Statistically, 3880 enrollments have been reflected by the faculty during the year 2007/2008 compared to 123 enrollments for year 1995/1996. Currently, there are 174 students at the master level and 3706 students at the undergraduate level.

Faculty of Allied Health Sciences

Faculty of Medicine

Faculty of Nursing

Faculty of Educational Sciences (FEAS)

Faculty of Engineering

Prince Hussein Bin Abdulla II of Information Technology (IT)

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Simple English

The Hashemite University ( الجامعة الهاشمية ) is a university in Zarqa, Jordan. It is named after the Jordanian royal family the Hashemites and was established by royal decree in 1992. There are about 18,000 students in the university [1]. The university is a public one (meaning it is owned by the state).

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