Zarqa University

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Zarqa University
جامعة الزرقاء
Zarqa University Seal.jpg
Type Private
Established 1994
President Prof. Mahmoud AlWadi
Students 9,000
Location Zarqa (main campus), Jordan
Colors Blue and Light Grey
Affiliations IAU, FUIW, AArU
School of Arts in Zarqa University

Zarqa 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 2013/2014 the number of students was over 9,000 in 43 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]


  • Faculty of Science and Information Technology [1]
  • Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences [2]
  • Faculty 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]
  • Faculty of Graduate Studies [12]
  • Faculty of Journalism and mass communicationGraduate [13]


  1. ^ Zarqa University (page in Arabic) Archived April 10, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Colleges of Computing and Information Society Annual Report
  3. ^ International Arab Conference on Information Technology (ACIT)

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