Ø Background to the program
and subject area:
Masters in Political Science program is one of the programs that provide
students with methodological skills for studying and analysing Political Science.
By focusing on new models, theories and methodologies, the program seeks to
create a new generation of scientists capable of applying these practices to
contemporary political issues. The program also helps students to engage in a
wide range of internal and external topics and variables. Students learn about
local, regional and international politics, comparative politics, international
relations, political theory.
Ø Vision statements of the
The program of Political Science is one of the
leading departments in the University of Jordan. The Department of Political
Science teaches students how to deal with scientific topics such as political
theory, comparative political systems, international relations, foreign policy,
international politics, the theories of political development and is also
interested in regional political studies such as Arab political systems. It
also focuses on the political development of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
and the Arab Gulf Cooperation Council countries. Furthermore, it concentrates on
contemporary international political problems from their political, economic
and social aspects.
Ø Mission statements of the
develop the curricula according to the latest recognized standards locally, regionally
and internationally. The department also works in cooperation with the College
administration to make the specialization in Political Science contribute to
the service and fulfilment of the requirements of the labor market, represented
by various governmental institutions, NGOs, international organizations and
companies in the Jordanian and Arab markets.
program of Political Science also plays an important role in serving the
community through research and specialized studies organized by the Department.
These include various political issues at the local, regional and international
Ø Program Aims:
Meeting the need to
prepare graduates who are academically qualified and have in-depth knowledge in
the political field to support institutions, ministries and government
departments relevant to the political sphere.
Contributing to the
achievement of the mission of the University of Jordan to achieve international
achievement and excellence at the international level.
The specialization of Political
Science is a center for attracting Jordanian, Arab and foreign students, thus
providing financial support to the university.
Working on field training
for students of Political Science in ministries and institutions, which leads
to the refinement of their personality and their involvement in political issues
before the end of their school years
Working to raise political
awareness among graduates of the department and work with informed political expertise.
Providing the Ministry of
Education with the qualified staff to work on the incorporation of the
principles of science into politics so that they can be taught in school
research and creative abilities, such as courses related to political, economic
and social problems in different regions of the world, and using faculty
courses from other faculties related to Political Sciences such as Public Administration,
Public International Law and others.
with Political Science departments at sisterly universities in order to create
academic cooperation, which is reflected positively on the teaching and
research process of faculty members and students alike.
The Department of Political
Science also plays an important role in serving the community through research
and specialized studies organized by the Department. These include various
political issues at the local, regional and international levels.