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The University of Jordan (UJ) has been awarded an overall rating of 5 Stars by the QS Stars ranking of the British 'QS Intelligence Unit', which is recognized as one of top three major rating systems worldwide.
 
In the recently concluded audit of Quaquarelli Symonds (QS), UJ also received the highest rating, 5 stars, in 6 important categories; Inclusiveness, Innovation, Teaching, Internationalization, Facilities and Employability.
 
Moreover, the 2019 edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject ranked UJ among the best universities in the world in three scientific areas and eight academic subjects.
 
UJ achieved excellent results in significant subjects such as medicine, pharmacy, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, chemistry, agriculture, business, and computer science and information systems.
 
Discipline wise, UJ achieved a global ranking in three of them: engineering and technology, social and administrative sciences, and arts and humanities.

UJ ranked 373th globally in the field of engineering and technology, ranked 343th globally in the field of Social Sciences and Management, and 398th worldwide in Arts and Humanities.
 
At the level of subjects, UJ was ranked 401-450 globally in Medicine, 251-300 in Pharmacy, 301-350 in Mechanical Engineering, and in the field of computer science and information systems UJ was place in 301-350 band.
 
Moreover, four new subjects have entered the world list in this year's edition. In electrical engineering, UJ was ranked 351-400 globally; in chemistry it was rated 451-500; whereas in agriculture, Business Science and Management, UJ was ranked in the 301-350 category.
 
There are currently only three Arab universities with five-star rating. According to the QS rating, five-star universities are generally world-class institutions with a high reputation. UJ was awarded the rating of 4 Stars in 2017.
 
 
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The School of Nursing at the University of Jordan (UJ) has been granted the accreditation certificate of the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) for achieving quality and excellence in nursing education.

 
Commenting on the achievement, UJ President said "International accreditation will open the doors for the school's graduates on the international level", adding that it will facilitate their enrollment in corresponding global programs around the world.
 
He also said that accreditation will contribute to facilitating the exchange of teaching experience with institutions that have obtained the same accreditation, commending the efforts of the School's academic and administrative staff members for the successful implementation of all accreditation requirements.
 
According to the School of Nursing Dean Dr. Manar Nabolsi the achievement confirms that the School is committed to International standards and criteria of quality nursing education, and aims to ensure a high quality of program graduates who are capable of providing quality nursing care and community service.
 
An evaluation team from the Accreditation Council for Nursing Education (ACEN), March 28, 2017, made a 3-day onsite visit to the UJ. The team conducted an initial accreditation review of programs offered by the School.
 
The team gave very positive reviews after onsite tours to the School, Main Library and the Admission and Registration Unit, as well as interviewing students and faculty, and attending lectures.
 
The ACEN is the entity that is responsible for the specialized accreditation of nursing education programs, both postsecondary and higher degree which offers a certificate, a diploma, or a recognized professional degree.

UJSoN was established in 1972. It comprises three department; Clinical Nursing, Community Health Nursing, and Maternal and Child Health Nursing departments, and offers both graduate and undergraduate degrees in Nursing.
 
The School's pursuit of international accreditation comes as part of its effort to accommodate the best education experience and highest standards of academic conduct.​
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The University of Jordan (UJ) is the best university in Jordan for the fifth consecutive year, according to the 2021 QS World University Rankings.

 

Globally wise, UJ has been ranked by this Ranking in the top 601 – 650 universities.

 

In details, UJ ranked 283 globally in terms of Employer Reputation, 349 in terms of Academic Reputation, and 412 in terms of International Students.
 
UJ President, Prof. Abdul Karim Al-Qudah, pointed out that UJ seeks to make it in the list of top 500 universities.


In the QS World University Rankings, institutions are evaluated according to six indicators; academic reputation (40 percent), employer reputation (10 percent), faculty/student ratio (20 percent), citations per faculty (20 percent), international faculty ratio (5 percent), and International student ratio (5 percent).



 

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UJ’s Engineering Programs Obtain ABET Accreditation

Three bachelor’s degree programs offered by the University of Jordan (UJ) School of Engineering have been accredited by the  Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).

 The chemical, electrical and mechanical engineering programs are all now accredited by ABET until 2022. The school of Engineering is one of the few to obtain this accreditation outside of the US.

ABET accreditation means that the three programs meet the quality standards of the profession that produce graduates who are prepared to enter a global workforce.

 The criteria for accrediting engineering technology programs include the programs' educational objectives, curricula, student performance, faculty, facilities, and institutional support. Continuous improvement in the quality of education provided is a key element for ABET. Through international accreditation, the School aims to increase professional and educational opportunities for its students and graduates.

 ABET is the accrediting body of college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology. It is a not-for-profit organization, owned and operated by more than 30 professional and technical member societies. An internationally respected organization with about 2,000 volunteers, ABET has set the higher-educational standards in its fields for nearly 80 years.​

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School of Pharmacy has been Granted ACPE International Certification







The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) has awarded the University of Jordan (UJ) School of Pharmacy (SoP) full certification status. ACPE certification means that the B.S. in Pharmacy and  Pharm.D. programs offered by the School are designed and implemented in accordance with international standards.

The school is the first to obtain this certification in Jordan and one of the first outside of the US. ACPE is a US-based agency for the accreditation of professional degree programs in pharmacy.

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School of Medicine has been Granted ACCM Accreditation

 

 

 

 

  

 

The Accreditation Commission on Colleges of Medicine (ACCM) has granted the University of Jordan’s (UJ) School of Medicine full unconditional accreditation for six years.

The School is the first to obtain this accreditation in the region.

The School has been found in compliance with ACCM’s standards, which confirms that its graduates are equipped with internationally benchmarked degree.

Through international accreditation, the first and oldest medical school in Jordan aims to increase professional and educational opportunities for its students and graduates.

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School of Rehabilitation Sciences has been Granted (WFOT) Accreditation






The World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT) has granted the University of Jordan’s (UJ) School of Rehabilitation Sciences international accreditation for its Occupational Therapy program.

The program has been found in compliance with WFOT’s standards, which confirms that its graduates are equipped with internationally benchmarked degree.

The School of Rehabilitation Sciences aims to increase professional and educational opportunities for its students and graduates, through international accreditation.​

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School of Dentistry has been recognized by (ADEE) Association






School of Dentistry has been recognized by the Association for Dental Education in Europe (ADEE) to have European standards in dental education, with a curriculum in agreement with EU guidelines (ADEE standards).

This recognition will undoubtedly enhance the school’s graduates employability and competitiveness for pursuing graduate studies in prestigious institutions worldwide.

ADEE, founded in 1975, has played an important role in this field by enhancing the quality of education, advancing the professional development of dental educators and supporting research in education and training of oral health personnel. 

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UJ Ranked Among the World's Top Universities

 

 

 


In the World University Rankings by Subject 2018 published on Wednesday 28th, the University of Jordan (UJ) ranked among the best universities in the world in three scientific areas and four academic subjects. In addition to the 46 disciplines, the ranking analysis two new subjects this year (Classics and Ancient History and Library and Information Management).
 UJ was listed as one of the top 500 universities in the world in the fields of Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, and Engineering and Technology.
 
In academic subjects, UJ ranked among the top 300 universities worldwide in pharmacy, the top 350 in mechanical engineering, and the top 500 in medicine and the computer science and information technology subject.
The ranking analyzes and assesses 4,522 universities throughout the world according to a number of indicators, including academic reputation, employer reputation, the number of citations per researcher in scientific publications, and its H index.
The disciplines which were included in the ranking are internationally accredited by international accreditation bodies, such as the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), the Accreditation Commission on Colleges of Medicine (ACCM), and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).
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Physiotherapy Programme Awarded International Accreditation

 

  

 


 

 

The Physiotherapy bachelor programme offered by the School of Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Jordan (UJ) has been awarded international accreditation by the World Federation of Physical Therapy (WCPT).

The programme meets WCPT's requirements and criteria, in terms of the teaching staff, resources, curriculum, clinical training program and the outcomes.

WCPT was founded in 1951 and acts as the only international voice for physical therapy, representing more than 450,000 physical therapists worldwide through its 109 member organizations.

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UJ Ranks in Top 200 Universities in THE Golden Age University Ranking 2018

 

 

 


The University of Jordan (UJ) has been ranked among the world's top 151-200 universities by the Times Higher Education (THE) Golden Age University Rankings 2018.

This year’s Golden Age list features 200 universities from 44 countries, up from 100 last year.

The Golden Age ranking, which classifies world universities established between 1945 and 1967, uses the same methodology as the THE World University Rankings. The ranking uses 13 performance indicators including teaching, research, industry engagement, and income.​

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Two bachelor degree programs offered by the University of Jordan (UJ) in King Abdullah II School of Information Technology (KASIT) have been accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) on the 1st of October 2018.

 Computer Science and Computer Information Systems programs are both now accredited by ABET. KASIT is one of the few to obtain this accreditation outside the US. Moreover, ABET accreditation means that both programs meet the quality standards of the profession that produce graduates who are prepared to enter a global workforce.

 The criteria of ABET for accrediting computing programs include the programs' educational objectives, curricula, student performance, faculty, facilities, and institutional support. Continuous improvement in the quality of education provided is a key element for ABET. Through international accreditation, KASIT aims to increase professional and educational opportunities for its students and graduates.

 ABET is the accrediting body of college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology. It is a not-for-profit organization, owned and operated by more than 30 professional and technical member societies. An internationally respected organization with about 2,000 volunteers, ABET has set the higher-educational standards in its fields for nearly 80 years.​​

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The University of Jordan (UJ) ranked first in Jordan and in the top ten universities in the Arab region, according to the QS Arab University Rankings 2021.
 
This annual ranking highlights leading universities in this part of the world.
 
UJ occupied the tenth place out of 160 Arab universities listed in the ranking, despite a set of challenges faced, foremost of which is the steady increase in the number of students.
 
UJ achieved exceptionally high scores in the following QS indicators: Academic reputation (98.8%), employer reputation (97.5%), staff with PhD (100%), international research network (98%).
 
UJ has been ranked first in the Kingdom since the first edition of the QS Arab world rankings.

 

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The University of Jordan (UJ) has achieved outstanding results according to the The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020 for subject area. Notably, UJ has been ranked the first nationally and among the 201-250 top universities in the world in the field of computer science and first nationally and among 401-500 top universities in the world in the field of engineering and technology. Moreover, UJ has been the only Jordanian university to be ranked in the top world universities in the field of social sciences for the second consecutive year. These results highlight the collective effort toward maintaining the highest quality standards in teaching, learning and scientific research

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The main objective of the project is to represent and encourage the development of Arts Therapy education in partner countries, in particular, to design professional educational program (e-learning package) that will enable all staff and students working with patients with long term conditions to offer their patients art-based therapeutic activities. The consortium will collaborate to create materials for the eLearning package of vocational training for staff and students in how to use the arts as a therapeutic tool. This new learning package will enable staff from a variety of professional backgrounds to include the arts as part of their therapeutic work. The Arts Therapies include paint therapy, dance therapy, drama therapy and music therapy. European countries will share their experiences and knowledge of how the arts can be used in different cultural and medical settings through conducting training workshops.The main objective of the project is to represent and encourage the development of Arts Therapy education in partner countries, in particular, to design professional educational program (e-learning package) that will enable all staff and students working with patients with long term conditions to offer their patients art-based therapeutic activities. The consortium will collaborate to create materials for the eLearning package of vocational training for staff and students in how to use the arts as a therapeutic tool. This new learning package will enable staff from a variety of professional backgrounds to include the arts as part of their therapeutic work. The Arts Therapies include paint therapy, dance therapy, drama therapy and music therapy. European countries will share their experiences and knowledge of how the arts can be used in different cultural and medical settings through conducting training workshops.
For more details  please visit the website​
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