Zarqa University

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Zarqa University
جامعة الزرقاء
Zarqa University Seal.jpg
Established 1994
Type Private
President Mahmoud AlWadi
Students 6,000
Location Zarqa (main campus), Jordan
Colors Blue and Light Grey
        
Affiliations IAU, FUIW, AArU
Website http://zu.edu.jo/EN
School of Arts in Zarqa University

Zarqa University formally Zarqa Private University (Arabic: جامعة الزرقاء) is a university in the city of Zarqa, in Jordan's Zarqa Governorate. It was established in 1994, about 6 km to the east of the city center. At the university's first academic semester, there were only 150 students. In the scholastic year 2010/2011 the number of students was over 6,000 in 32 majors.[1]

The university campus houses the headquarters of the General Secretariat of the Colleges of Computing and Information Society of the Association of Arab Universities.[2] It is also the permanent residence of the general secretariat of the International Arab Conference on Information Technology (ACIT) [3]

Colleges[edit]

  • College of Science and Information Technology [1]
  • Faculty of Allied Health Sciences [2]
  • College of Economy and Management [3]
  • Faculty of Arts [4]
  • Faculty of Educational Sciences [5]
  • Faculty of Shari'a (Islamic Studies) [6]
  • Faculty of Nursing [7]
  • Faculty of Law [8]
  • College of Pharmacy [9]
  • Faculty of Engineering [10]
  • Faculty of Arts and Design [11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zarqa Private University (page in Arabic)
  2. ^ Colleges of Computing and Information Society Annual Report
  3. ^ International Arab Conference on Information Technology (ACIT)

External links[edit]