Department of International Relations and Diplomatic and Regional Studies
  Department Strategy
3/6/2012 2:11 PM
Mission
American Studies seeks to provide the student with professional skills that can be utilized in a wide variety of fields so does not limit the student in job possibilities. It provides a demanding challenge for the motivated, independent thinkers who are seeking a well-rounded preparation for life. It covers a wide array of topics such as politics, history, literature, economics, foreign policy, culture to name just a few. Conflict Resolution seeks to provide our students with deep comprehension into the causes and impacts of war. They learn the approaches and practices toput an end to armed conflict, and for preventing its resurgence. It gives them the ability to practice negotiation skills, conflict resolution as well as increase their awareness of the key issues related to conflict. Diplomatic Studies seeks to provide a specialization in diplomacy. Comprehensive knowledge is provided in the areas of domestic, national and international political institutions. Courses include but are not limited to theories of relations, foreign policy and international law. The tools of diplomacy include negotiation, mediation as well as conflict resolution. Middle Eastern Studies seeks to provide a well-rounded debate on the various issues and conflicts in the region. Under the umbrella of International Relations students advance their knowledge in such areas as Theory, Political Systems, Society & Culture as well as Comparative Politics.
7/16/2012 2:43 PM
vision
The vision for the department is to play a distinguished in Jordan as well as the regional level. This will be achieved through offering specialized programs and by developing scientific research in numerous academic disciplines such as American Studies, Conflict Resolution Diplomacy, Environment, European studies to name a few. Moreover, the future ambition of the faculty is to become a regional as well as global center of academic excellence.
7/16/2012 2:45 PM
Objectives
1. To recruit the best students. 2. To update and modernize the curriculum on a regular basis to ensure that each program is of the highest quality. 3. To maintain a well-qualified faculty and staff for purposes of teaching and research. 4. To provide students with a broad range of courses within which they can pursue their interests in the relevant programs of the faculty. 5. To provide graduates with an intensive period of study in which to learn about relevant academic disciplines of the department. Moreover, it will prepare students to be able to pursue a variety of professional careers. 6To ensure that the students have a solid grounding in both the major theoretical aspects within the relevant disciplines as well as the major trends and developments in the academic domain.
1/15/2013 12:31 PM
Goals
The Goals of program is considered to be a response from Jordan University in reaction to the rapid developments in knowledge claim all over the world.

Prince Al Hussein Bin Abdullah II School of International Studies
Department of International Relations and Diplomatic and Regional Studies

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