Prince Al Hussein Bin Abdullah II School of Political Science and International Studies:: The University of Jordan :: Overview







To the Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah School of International Studies


The School was established in 2008 to meet the increasing demands of students for knowledge in International Relations. Today it is the only academic institution specializing in politics and international affairs in Jordan than provides quality education and training in a myriad of fields in the English language.


Academics and Stellar Faculty


The faculty offers education and training for undergraduate, Master’s and Ph.D. students on a wide range of paradigms and diverse theoretical, philosophical and methodological approaches to the Social Sciences and political research. We are distinguished for the unique educational and research environment we provide. We incorporate a tradition of expertise with a broad range of research fields. All programs invoke a multidisciplinary approach to International Relations and develop a broad understanding of the fields as well as subject related skills.


The Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II School of International Studies offers a wide range of programs at the Master’s level: American Studies, Conflict Resolution, Sustainable Development, Diplomatic Studies, Global Challenges and Leadership (GCL), Human Rights and Human Development, Middle Eastern Studies, and Political Science. We have the oldest BA program in Political Science in the region and have also recently added a Ph.D. program.


The school has achieved a wide range of academic accomplishments and has hosted well-known scholars, high level politicians and other exclusive speakers on its premises.


The Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II School of International Studies employs a number of outstanding academic experts on national, regional and international politics who are well-known for their skilled and exclusive research, expert knowledge, public commentaries and professional experience.




The task of our faculty is to offer a quality education for students and help them to acquire knowledge, research skills and necessary expertise that qualify them to develop a high profile career and to serve their societies.




The visionary outlook of the faculty is to play a distinguished role in the Jordanian and regional academic development through providing and developing specialized programs in scientific research in many academic disciplines. Moreover, ultimately, the future goal of the faculty is to become a regional as well as global center with a variety of academic disciplines.





The Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah School of International Studies seeks to provide education of the highest quality, to encourage critical and creative thinking, to endorse conscientious pursuit of excellence in one’s work, to promote freedom and span of academic ideas as well as professional ethical values based on mutual respect, understanding and diversity.




The Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah School of International Studies aims to deliver high caliber academic training in order to promote the graduation of skilled individuals who appreciate and promote cultural diversity, and who are able to utilize and employ their new knowledge and abilities in the labor market.. Through it multidisciplinary approach, the faculty provides programs that are not limited to a certain line of thought, but instead are presented in an interdisciplinary manner that ensures an extensive understanding of all the subsidiary fields of study within each program. All graduates develop a broad range of comprehensive and subject related competencies, which position them as exclusive experts in the labor market.