Ø Background to the program
and subject area:
This program at the University of Jordan is part
of the University's endeavor, especially the Faculty of Prince Hussein bin
Abdullah II for International Studies to keep abreast of the developments in
the field of International Relations, specifically the field of diplomatic
studies, as this specific area has begun to develop impressively in many
prestigious universities, whether in Jordanian or foreign. This program opens
the door to the region, especially in Jordan to specialize in the field of International
Relations and Diplomatic and Consular Studies.
The Program of Diplomatic Studies in the
Department of International Relations and Diplomacy aims to provide a
specialization in diplomatic studies in the fields and needs of political
institutions and graduates those who have knowledge in the fields of International
Relations, foreign policy, international law and diplomatic studies.
The program focuses on the development of skills
and knowledge based on the means of managing international and diplomatic
relations, examines the nature of conflicts in the contemporary world, and the
effectiveness of previous and current international efforts to resolve them in
order to make recommendations for guiding future policies and practices. The
program is linked to the faculty’s Conflict Resolution program, due to the relationship
between these two areas of study.
Ø Vision statements of the
To contribute to the academic development at the
national and regional levels by providing a specialized and in-depth program in
diplomatic and consular relations.
Ø Mission statements of the
Provide quality education to students and help
them to develop their theoretical knowledge and enhance their research skills
that qualify them to serve their communities.
Ø Program Aims:
Providing an academic
knowledge field specialized in diplomatic studies to include theoretical and
scientific vocabulary that meets the needs of political institutions.
Enhancing and enriching
students’ knowledge of the theories of international relations, foreign policy,
international law and diplomatic studies.
Expanding students’ knowledge
to understand the nature of the practices in the field of international
relations, diplomacy and negotiation skills.
Training students in the
practical implementation of research projects in the field of diplomatic
studies and prepare them to work in organizations of political and diplomatic
nature, whether governmental or non-governmental.