Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan

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(Arabic جامعة الزيتونة الأردنية), founded in 1993, is a private university located in Amman, Jordan. It is accredited by the Jordanian Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research. As of 2008 there were 8,000 students enrolled in the university of whom 14% are international students from 28 countries.[1] As is the case in all other Jordanian universities, the credit-hour system is used in the university.

Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan
جامعة الزيتونة الأردنية
Al-Zaytoonah University logo.jpg
Type Private
Established 1993
Affiliation IAU, FUIW, AArU
President Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat)
Academic staff
Administrative staff
Students 8000
Location Amman, Jordan
Campus Urban
2 square kilometres (490 acres)
Colors White and Green [a]


The university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in seven disciplines:[2]

  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Nursing
  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Economics


  1. ^ [1][dead link]
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-03-15. Retrieved 2017-02-01. 

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