King Abdullah I School of Graduate Studies and Scientific Research



Fulfill the university vision to become a globally-connected regional center of research excellence; and to provide the market locally, regionally and globally with highly competent qualified graduates.



Conduct world-class research and creative activities that develop knowledge; preparing highly competent qualified graduates, thus contributing to the economic growth and social advancement of Jordan.


Goals and Objectives

1- Widen Scope and Enhance Quality of Research through:

■ Nexus between Research and Education (involving graduate and undergraduate students in research activities)

■ Aspire for Excellence in Research Performance (encouraging faculty members to increase their research out-put and publish in reputed journals)

■ Enhance and improve research infra structure.

■ Adopt and Develop a Researcher Development Framework (conducting capacity building workshops for researchers).


2- Build and Strengthen International Research Partnerships and Strategic Alliances through:

■ Expand and Develop Strategic Partnerships with International Academic Institutions Focussed on Common Areas of Research.

■ Connect People and Organizations by Proactively Engaging in Pairing, Matchmaking, and Relationship Building.


3- Enhance and diversify our graduate programs through:

■ Encourage and establish interdisciplinary graduate programs.

■ Develop new high quality academic and professional graduate programs.

■ Establish joint graduate programs with prestigious institutes.

■ Encourage and facilitate joint supervision of graduate students with prestigious institutes.

■ Attract and enrol highly qualified students to the graduate programs.

■ Build the capacity of faculty members and researchers involved in the graduate programs.

■ Attract and secure the financial resources required for the graduate programs.

■ Secure financial support for the graduate students.