German Jordanian University (GJU)

Hr. Jens Hegemann
Amman Madaba Street, P.O. Box 35247, Amman 11180


The German-Jordanian University (GJU) is a public university located in Mushaqar. It was founded in 2005. The University was modelled on the German applied-sciences model, characterized by their focus on putting knowledge into practice and on promoting knowledge transfer. It aims to play a significant role in promoting links between Jordan and Europe, particularly Germany. By taking advantage of the best educational practices in both Jordan and Germany, the University has positioned itself as a leader in its field. The University's focus is on providing undergraduate and graduate programs of the highest quality. It offers over 20 programs, with a student body of around 5,000, drawn predominantly from Jordan, but also including international students. The university takes pride in its student-centered environment for learning and believes that quality education is founded upon close associations between faculty and students. The University also has an objective to prepare highly skilled graduates with relevant knowledge of the industry, to contribute positively to socio-economic development, to be able to survive today's fiercely competitive and technologically oriented world, and to boost the industrial and economic standing of Jordan and the region.