Mutah University

401–600 th
Impact Rankings 2020
89 th
Impact Rankings: Peace, justice and strong institutions 2020
101–200 th
Impact Rankings: Affordable and clean energy 2020
Mu'tah, Jordan

About Mutah University

Mutah University is a public university in Jordan, founded in 1981 by Royal Decree as a national institution for military and civilian higher education.

There are about 17,000 students and 550 academic staff, with 2,500 administrative staff. There are over 1,000 international students.

The university is comprised of 14 main faculties, including agriculture, arts, business administration, Shari’a law and pharmaceutical sciences.

The Faculty of Medicine was founded in 2001, with the aim of serving the southern part of Jordan. It uses Karak government hospital as its main training site, as well as using other Royal Medical Services Hospitals, including Prince Ali Military Hospital and King Hussein Medical Centre.

Facilities at the medical school include a plastination department for anatomy.

Mutah University also offers seven PhD programmes, 47 master's programmes, as well as some diplomas, in science, literature, languages, economics and management, geography, electrical engineering, education, law and police studies. There are also evening studies programmes, which aim to serve employees to continue their education.

Master's programmes come in two types: with a thesis or without a thesis and instead with a comprehensive examination.

Centres of research include the Computer Centre, the Prince Faisal Centre for Dead Sea Environmental and Energy Research, the Queen Rania Centre for Educational and Psychological Studies and the Language Centre.

It contains two deanships, of scientific research and student affairs.

There are three journals coming out of Mutah University: the Humanities and Social Sciences Series, the Natural and Applied Sciences Series and the Jordan Journal of Arabic Language and Literature.

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