University of Petra, Jordan

university of petra

Acronym: UOP

The University of Petra in Jordan was established in 1991 in order to provide educational programmes related to Arts and Sciences, Information Technology, Pharmacy, Financial and Administrative Sciences, Architecture and Design and Law (6 faculties). UOP offers Bachelor and Master Degrees, and the capacity of UOP is about 8000 students; the students enrolled in UOP belong to 31 nationalities. UOP has a number of supporting units, centers and facilities, among them is the Language Center, the UOP Pharmaceutical Center (PUPC),the E-Learning Center, the Continuous Education Center, and the Academic Development Center.

The University's research programs flourish across a range of areas, backed up by alliances with other major research institutions. UOP has signed a number of scientific and cultural agreements with international professional institutions and has introduced a significant scholarship scheme for MA and Ph.D candidates.