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AAU Started providing academic services in 1990, Al-Ahliyya Amman University (AAU) was the first private university and pioneer of private education in Jordan. AAU has been accorded institutional and programmatic accreditation. It is a member of the International Association of Universities, Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World, Union of Arab Universities and Association of Arab Private Institutions of Higher Education. AAU always seeks distinction by upgrading learning outcomes through the adoption of methods and strategies that depend on a system of quality control and effective follow-up at all its faculties, departments, centers and administrative units. The overall aim is to become a flagship university not only at the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan level but also at the Arab World level. In this vein, AAU has adopted Information Technology as an essential ingredient in its activities, especially e-learning, and it has incorporated it in its educational processes in all fields of specialization to become the first such university to do so.

Al-Ahliyya Amman University History

Al-Ahliyya Amman University is the first private university established in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan by a decree of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in 1989. The University opened its doors in 1990 with three faculties namely the Faculty of Law, the Faculty of Arts & Sciences and the Faculty of Administrative & Financial Sciences. In the following year, the Faculty of Pharmacy & Medical Sciences and the Faculty of Engineering were established. In 2001 AAU founded the Faculty of Information Technology and inaugurated the Faculty of Nursing in 2005. In 2010, AAU introduced the Faculty of Architecture and Design which was approved to include Architecture, Graphic and Interior Design specializations. By doing so, the number of faculties became eight offering 29 Bachelor programs. Moreover, the University offered eight Master’s programs the first of which was the Master Program in Law which in 2005 was part of the Graduate Studies. Read_More


Our Policy towards Quality

Al-Ahliyya Amman University is committed to develop and apply the "Quality Assurance Standards in Higher Education Institutions" and to follow any other adopted quality standards by investing human and physical energies to produce an academically and morally outstanding generation. Read_More

Strategic Plan

Higher education is presently witnessing several developments that necessitate a thorough reconsideration of the status quo. Such developments deem it imperative to exert more efforts to identify current challenges. Higher education needs to respond well to the dictates of this stage in two ways: keeping abreast of academic and technological developments. Read_More

Governance Councils

The governance council's is responsible in university's policy making and implementation, follow-up in academic and administrative affairs etc. to ensure the university fulfill its vision and mission to the students and society. Read_More

Al-Ahliyya Amman University Founder



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