Al al-Bayt University

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Al al-Bayt University
جامعة آل البيت
Al Al-Bayt University logo.jpg
Established 1994
Type Public
President Nabil Shawaqfeh
Students 15000 (in 2014)
Location Mafraq, Jordan
Campus Urban
4 square kilometres (990 acres)
Colors Green and White [a]
        
Affiliations IAU, FUIW, AArU)
Website http://www.aabu.edu.jo/

Al al-Bayt University is one of the public universities in Jordan. It is located in Mafraq city in the Mafraq Governorate, 69 km from Amman.

History[edit]

The university opened in October 1994, and was officially inaugurated in March 1995.

Academics[edit]

There are seven schools in the university:

  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Islamic Jurisprudence and Law
  • Faculty of Business Administration
  • Faculty of Educational Sciences
  • Faculty of Nursing
  • Prince Hussein Bin Abdullah College for Information Technology
  • Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Journals[edit]

The university was mainly for Islamic studies. The two most prominent journals published by the university are

  • Jordan Journal of Islamic Studies (المجلة الأردنية في الدراسات الإسلامية): LCCN 2006324363
  • Al Zahraa Journal

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 32°21′40″N 36°13′08″E / 32.361°N 36.219°E / 32.361; 36.219