Jadara University

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Jadara University
جامعة جدارا
Type Private
Established 2005
Affiliation IAU, FUIW, AArU
Chairman Qassim Abu Ain
President Mahmoud Taamneh
Location Irbid,  Jordan
Campus Urban
1 square kilometre (250 acres)
Colors Cornflower Blue and LemonChiffon Yellow [a]
Nickname Al-Yarmouk
Website Jadara University

Jadara University (Arabic: جامعة جدارا) is a university located in the northern province of Irbid Governorate in Jordan, on the international highway to the north of the city of Irbid, the governorate's capital.


Jadara University was approved by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in November 2004, and was established in the following year. It awards undergraduate and masters degrees mainly in Arabic, and English literature, science, and information technology.[1] [2]

The university was named after the historic city of Gadara which is located about 20 km from the university campus.[3]


There are six colleges in the university:

  • Faculty of Engineering: offers degrees in computer, communications, and civil engineering.
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Business and Administration Sciences
  • Faculty of Science and Information Technology
  • Faculty of Languages and Humanitarian Sciences


  1. ^ Al-Issa, Mohammad Omar. "Jadara University". Retrieved 24 November 2016. 
  2. ^ "Jadara University page facebook". Retrieved 24 November 2016. 
  3. ^ Al-Issa, Mohammad Omar. "Jadara University". Retrieved 24 November 2016. 

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