Ø Background to the program
and subject area:
PhD program in Political Science is based on a track system that includes all
the basic branches of Political Science (Methodology, Political Theory, International
Relations and Comparative Politics). The aim of this program is to provide
students with the basic knowledge and skills to understand and interpret the
political phenomenon through the use of research and methodology skills in
studying the political trends in different political, cultural and economic
contexts, raising the academic and research efficiency of students in knowledge
and analysis as well as developing positive and professional behaviour for use
in different research and functional fields and the Academy.
Ø Vision statements of the
Providing a specialized academic program that
meets the needs of the research faculty as well as the Arab and Western
academic community, and the development and enhancement of theoretical
knowledge aimed at understanding the essence of political phenomena and the
most important theoretical and methodological issues and fundamental currents
in Political Science.
Ø Mission statements of the
students with basic knowledge and skills and enhance their research and
methodological skills on political phenomena in different political, cultural
and economic contexts. The program aims to raise the academic and research
efficiency of students in knowledge, analysis and development of positive and
professional behavior for the purpose to work in various fields of research,
employment and academic areas.
Ø Program Aims:
To meet the need to
prepare graduates who are academically qualified and have an in-depth knowledge
in the political field to support institutions, ministries and government
departments relevant to the political sphere.
To contribute to the
achievement of the mission of the University of Jordan to realize international
attainment 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..
To work on field training
for students of Political Science in ministries and institutions, leading to
the refinement of their personality and their involvement in political issues
before the end of the years of study..
work to raise political awareness among graduates of the department and utilize current political information.
provide 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 the school curricula.
students' 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 Science such as
Public Administration, Public International Law and others.
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