News Secretary General of the Association of Arab Universities visits Zarqa University
Secretary General of the Association of Arab Universities visits Zarqa University
Date 23-01-2022

 جامعة الزرقاء - أمين عام اتحاد الجامعات العربية يزور جامعة الزرقاء

The Secretary-General of the Association of Arab Universities, His Excellency Dr. Amr Ezzat Salama, and his accompanying delegation visited Zarqa University to get acquainted with the methods and equipment adopted by the university in education.

He was welcomed by Mahmoud Abu Shaira, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Zarqa Company for Education and Investment, the President of Zarqa University, Prof. Dr. Nidhal Al Ramahi, the Vice-Presidents and a number of deans.

Dr. Salama explained that Al-Zarqa University is one of the Arab universities that has been a pioneer in developing the e-learning environment, as it has started since the beginning of the current academic year in teaching multiple courses through e-learning in accordance with its approved study plans.

He stressed the need to develop training programs for all university leaders and officials in educational institutions in the fields of administration, finance, psychology and information technology.

Dr. Amr Ezzat Salama pointed to the importance of developing the e-learning environment in Arab universities in terms of technology, preparing human cadres, motivating and training professors and students, and spreading the e-learning culture for the vocabulary of study plans.

Dr. Salama called for linking the scientific promotions of faculty members in Arab universities to the extent to which the results of scientific research and innovation are linked with scientific publishing and the needs of society.

For his part, Prof. Al Ramahi stressed the necessity of networking between Al-Zarqa University and Arab universities, noting that the university, under the direct guidance of the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Dr. Mahmoud Abu Shaira, has many distinguished relations with the Association of Arab Universities through hosting the Association of Computer Faculties and its annual conference of the Federation.


Al Ramahi also explained that Zarqa University has developed new specializations that are compatible with modern technological developments and the needs of the local and regional market to provide job opportunities for Jordanian and Arab youth, and seeks to develop new specializations during the coming period to meet the changes in the labor market and the needs of societies, especially in the health and professional aspect, in addition to providing services to members of the local community.


Al Ramahi stressed that the university contributes to most of the scientific activities and events held by the association, stressing its keenness to strengthen the system of joint Arab action through the Union of Arab Universities and relevant Arab institutions to exchange experiences and enhance Arab cooperation in ambitious projects aimed at raising the level of Arab universities to the ranks of prestigious international universities.


At the end of the visit, His Excellency the Secretary-General of the Union of Universities and his accompanying delegation toured the facilities of Zarqa University, and expressed his admiration for the level reached by the university in the field of teaching, scientific research and community service.