In the context of the cultural exchange of students between the University of Jordan and German universities and institutions, the students of the Faculty of Archeology and Tourism concluded their  visit to Germany / Berlin in the period between 4-11 / 2/2016, where they learned about a number of archaeological museums in the city,like the Bergamon, which contains the facade of the Mashta Palace, which is an integral part of the building of the palace of the Mushatta in Jordan. During the visit, students presented a research about the Islamic monuments.​

In coordination with the Office of Quality and Development at the College, a group of students launched an initiative (Hat Ktabk) which aims to exchange books and materials between students, in order to ease the financial burdens on students and provide effort to obtain these references. The initiative was widely welcomed by faculty members and students.​


Under the patronage of the President of the University of Jordan, Dr. Azmi Mohafazah and the Governor of Jarash, Dr. Raed Al-Adwan, launched last Friday in cooperation with the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, the first tourist marathon of jarash, which aims to introduce in the archaeological civilization and promote tourism.

The marathon was attended by a large number of students from the Faculty of Archeology and Tourism at the University. The marathon was attended by a large number of students from universities and the local community. Students from the University of Jordan, Yarmouk University and the Hashemite University participated.

The Marathon organized and coordinated by the Dean and students of the Faculty of Archeology and Tourism​

The Faculty of Archeology and Tourism received an academic delegation from the University of PAZMANY PETER CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY in the framework of the cooperation program with the European universities. The Erasmus project included welcoming the members of the delegation to explore opportunities for academic cooperation in the fields of archeology, heritage and tourism.

The participants discussed the schedule of lectures and visits that were arranged for the guest delegation over a week. On the first day, Dr. Ismail Abu Amoud, deputy dean and guests visited with the Hungarian students and with the three students of our schoole on their official visit to Petra and Wadi Rum. The visit included an integrated tour to all the archaeological sites inside Petra And enjoy the atmosphere of a clear integration between students & the  guests.

About 41 students from the Faculty of Archeology and Tourism at the University of Jordan participated yesterday in a clean-up campaign carried out by the Department of Tourism Management in Dana Reserve.

 The campaign included the area of ​​hiking to preserve the cleanliness and beauty of the region to attract tourists, pointing out that these activities promote the principle of social responsibility, and contribute to increase the spirit of volunteerism.
the campaign, which is held periodically, comes within the activities of the school to preserve the tourist areas and to spread environmental and tourism awareness in tourist areas and hiking places as a national treasure.​

The University of Jordan affirms its leadership in tourism and hotel education through its holding of the National Conference on Tourism and Hotel Education in cooperation with the USAID-funded tourism project in Jordan, Amman under the title of Strategic Alliances between Higher Education and Tourism Industry: Building Linkages Among the industry, universities, institutes and colleges in the tourism and hospitality sector, organized by the University of Jordan represented by the Faculty of Archeology and Tourism in Amman and the Faculty of Tourism and Hotels in the Aqaba Branch, US has the International Development (USAID)​


A delegation from the University of Jordan participated in the training program in the maintenance and restoration of antiquities, which was held in the Italian city of Turin. The delegation consisted of the director of the Hamdi Manco Center for Scientific Research, Dr. Abeer Al-Boab and Dr. Ramadan Abdullah, 3 of the Masters of Chemistry and 3 of the Bachelor's students in the Department of Cultural Resources Management and Conservation, in the period from 12/11/2012 to 17/11/2012. As part of the activities of the project we looked at application of some chemical methods in the conservation, trained to preserve the cultural heritage by modern scientific techniques to diagnose and study the damage of archaeological materials. He also briefed the delegation on the latest preventive maintenance techniques in museums using scientific equipment developed at the University of Technical Sciences in Turin, Italy.​


​The first student in the Archeology and Tourism major, Hanadi Nafez Mustafa, obtained a grade point average of 3.72/4

Congratulations, God willing, and from there to the top
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In pursuit of the college to encourage distinguished students in the field of scientific research in the Department of Tourism Management. We announce to you the names of the students who won the best final reports for the second semester 2021-2022 for the practical training courses in tourism management and practical training in hotels.

Practical training in tourism management

  Shahad Nasser Saeed Omar

Raghad Khaled Muhammad Samreen

Rita Ghassan Fawzi Nassar

Amal Raed Wajih Aliwat
Practical training in hotels

Rahaf Muhammad Abdel Jawad let us

Haneen Abu Halawa

Jana Sobhi Hosni Awad
All students who won the best reports for the past semesters and the current semester will be honored at the beginning of the summer semester in a ceremony that is held specifically for that

Congratulations to the winning students​


​Congratulations to our staff member Mr. Mohamed Al-Hanawi, on the successful completion of your training courses in Electronic Archiving and Records Management at the Consultation and Training Center at the University of Jordan.​ Your commitment to expanding your knowledge and skills in this field is commendable and will surely contribute to your professional growth. Wishing you continued success and achievement in your endeavors.


​Congratulations, Mr. Mohanned Al-Tantawi, our staff memmber​ on obtaining your certification in Administrative and Supervisory Skills at the Consultation and Training Center at the University of Jordan.​ Your dedication to enhancing your managerial capabilities reflects your commitment to personal and professional development. May these skills propel you towards greater success in your career. Best wishes for your ongoing progress.


​Congratulations, Mr. Tareq Al-Mhairat ​ , on completing your course in Administrative and Supervisory Skills at the Consultation and Training Center at the University of Jordan.​ Your proactive approach to acquiring new skills showcases your dedication to professional growth. May these skills empower you further in your career journey. Wishing you continued advancement and success.


​Congratulations, Mrs. Haya Suleiman, on successfully completing the SPSS course at the Consultation and Training Center at the University of Jordan.​ Your commitment to learning and mastering new tools demonstrates your enthusiasm for professional development. May this expertise open new avenues of success in your career. Best wishes for your ongoing achievements.

​Dr. Ruba Seiseh obtained two certificates in Amman and Hildesheim from the Ta’ziz partnership project 2023-2025 which funded by DAAD. 


As part of the focused plans to enhance students' creative, innovative, and entrepreneurial skills, School of Archaeology and Tourism conducted a specialized workshop for students today, Tuesday, December 26, 2023. The workshop titled "Fundamentals of Drawing Archaeological Pottery" was led by the museum illustrator Mr. Munjed  Al-Qassim


​In recognition of her exceptional and valuable contribution to the scientific field, Dr. Muna Al-Slaihat, Assistant Professor in the Department of Tourism Management, has been honored with an appreciation certificate for her active participation in the 11th Scientific Research Conference in Jordan. The conference took place on November 11, 2023, in collaboration with the Jordanian Association for Scientific Research and Al-Ahliyya Amman University.


"Strategies for Dealing with Exam Anxiety" is a awareness lecture organized by School of Archaeology and Tourism. The session was conducted by specialist Ghada Hamad, the Director of the Student Counseling Department at the Deanship of Student Affairs.

Hamad addressed the concept of exam anxiety, its causes, and coping mechanisms. She also provided students with numerous tips emphasizing the importance of organizing information and time management.


Under the patronage of the University of Jordan's President, His Excellency Professor Dr. Nathir Obeidat, School of Archaeology and Tourism organized a dialogue seminar delivered by the head of the Tourism and Heritage Committee in the Senate, Engineer Abdul Hakim Al-Hindi.​

Obeidat stated that the University of Jordan always seeks to create opportunities for direct communication between professors and students in all sectors. Hence, today's meeting was held to engage in direct dialogue and identify what the tourism sector needs in terms of factors for development. It aims to equip students with knowledge and skills to enter this important and vital sector efficiently, emphasizing the competence of Jordanians working in tourism abroad. He affirmed that the University of Jordan is diligently working on curriculum plans supported by courses that provide students with advanced communication skills, placing them at the forefront of candidates for suitable jobs.

Al-Hindi confirmed that tourism in Jordan constitutes a fundamental contributor to the national economy. The tourism revenues for 2021 reached 1.8 billion and doubled in 2022 to reach 4 billion. It was expected to reach 5 billion in 2023, indicating a noticeable and clear upward trend in the tourism sector. He acknowledged the royal directives and the continuous follow-up of His Majesty King Abdullah II and his Crown Prince, Prince Hussein bin Abdullah, who play a significant role in the current achievements.

He highlighted the future role of students in representing the tourism sector positively, urging them to be ambassadors for their country in neighboring countries. He stressed the need to overcome challenges and turn them into promising opportunities, believing that tourism globally is an everlasting resource and a major contributor to the Jordanian economy.

In turn, the Dean of School of Archaeology and Tourism, Prof. Dr. Ziad Al-Rawadiah, mentioned that the college has set a plan for a major launch, expanding programs such as the Bachelor's program in Hospitality Management and the Master's program in Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality Management. The School is also developing a professional diploma program in tourist guiding techniques in partnership with the Faculty of Foreign Languages to address current challenges in tourist guide training programs, among other initiatives planned for the next two years.

The meeting began with the reading of Al-Fatiha for the souls of our martyrs in Palestine and the brave Arab army members who sacrificed their lives for their country's security and stability.

At the end of the seminar, a comprehensive discussion took place where Al-Hindi answered the attendees' questions. Members of the Tourism and Heritage Committee in the Senate also visited the museums of archaeology and folk heritage at the University.

For a summary of the visit of the Tourism and Heritage Committee in the Senate to the Faculty of Archaeology and Tourism at the University of Jordan, please click Here

​Grant Proposal Writing Workshop at Hilton Hotel in Amman 31 January and 1 February 2024 with Trainer Dr. Jane G. Hanna organized by DAAD Regional office Amman and DAAD

Aligns with the strategic plan of the School of Archaeology and Tourism to enhance the School's educational, informative, and national role. This initiative is part of the action plan of the Museums, aiming to deepen scientific knowledge about Jordan's historical heritage across different eras and to foster national sentiment among students at the University of Jordan.

Today, Tuesday, marked the commencement of the inaugural tours of the Museums, organized for all University of Jordan students as part of the "Know Your Heritage and Antiquities of Your Country" initiative. This initiative is carried out in collaboration with the University of Jordan's Local Community Networking and Development Center.

The initiative seeks to provide all university students with the opportunity to participate and launch voluntary and educational youth initiatives inspired by the museum collections. It aims to enhance educational and creative skills among the students, encouraging them to think innovatively. The objective is to nurture a culture of creativity and innovation through selected exhibits from the museums, encapsulating a long history of human effort and representing the historical and heritage identity of Jordanians. These exhibits symbolize various aspects of innovation and creativity throughout different ages, including artistic works, ornaments, traditional medicine components, and more.

All these tours will be credited as part of the Community Service requirements (activity points), with one tour per week throughout the academic year 2023/2024.

Today, Tuesday, November 8, 2022, a ceremony was held to honor outstanding students in the Department of Heritage Resource Management and Conservation in the field training course in archaeological conservation for the summer semester 2021/2022, under the patronage of the Dean of the College, Professor Dr. Mahmoud Arinat, and in the presence of the Vice Dean, Dr. Khaled Al-Jubour, and several esteemed faculty members.

In a gracious gesture, the Dean presented a shield to Professor Dr. Latifi Khalil for his significant efforts and invaluable contributions in preserving the archaeological site of Khirbat Yajuz over 14 seasons. Additionally, Dr. Ruba Saeesa, the Head of the Department of Heritage Resource Management and Conservation, presented the Dean with a shield for his great efforts in preserving the archaeological site of Khirbat Yajuz over 3 seasons.

Furthermore, the Dean awarded certificates of excellence to the students who exerted their utmost efforts to excel during the field training at the archaeological site of Khirbat Yajuz for the 2022 season.

Wishing our dear students continued progress and excellence.

A piece of artwork created by the student Shahad Khalil from the Department of Archaeology, representing the "Pu-Abi's Crown" (from the ancient Sumerian civilization that contained many artistic creations), which was found in the Royal Cemetery of Ur. It is considered one of the rarest gold ornaments that represented an advanced stage of human progress and civilization.

Student Lana Jaber from the Faculty of Archaeology and Tourism is honored for achieving first place in the photography branch of the Jordan University Cultural Creativity Award for Students in its third edition for the year 2023, organized by the University Cultural Forum.

In line with the University of Jordan's vision of caring for its graduates, stemming from His Majesty King Abdullah II's keen interest in addressing the youth, as when he addressed Jordanian youth saying, "Dear youth of Jordan, know that the future of the country is in your hands, and you are among its foremost creators. You bear this responsibility. Proceed in the march of construction, modernization, and prosperity. Jordan, all of Jordan, supports you in every step you take." The university has established frameworks for communication, motivation, and support to encourage graduates in their various professional fields.

On Wednesday, November 30, 2022, under the auspices of the Dean of the School represented by Dr. Khalid Al-Jubour, the Deputy Dean, and upon the invitation of Ms. Lubna Al-Hijawi, the Assistant Dean for Graduate Affairs and Quality, an event titled "Success Stories 3: Dialogue with Graduates" was organized by the Office of the Assistant Dean for Graduate Affairs and Quality at the  School of Archaeology and Tourism. This event hosted a group of distinguished graduates who completed their studies in the bachelor's and master's programs.

The ceremony began with the royal anthem, followed by recitations from the Holy Quran. Miss Hana Bani Atta, the Quality and Development Liaison Officer, opened the ceremony by welcoming the attendees. This was followed by a speech from the Deputy Dean, Dr. Khalid Al-Jubour, who welcomed the successful students, esteemed guests, and expressed his pride in hosting such an event to honor a group of students whose excellence transcends the university boundaries, becoming ambassadors for the college and the university in various positions and centers. Ms. Lubna Al-Hijawi, the Assistant Dean for Quality and Development, also welcomed the students and spoke about the importance of practical success after graduation and the university's goals in connecting with graduates and integrating them into their colleges.

The event began with the expected graduates, Mr. Saif Al-Din Omar and Ms. Aman Al-Hajjaj, interviewing the graduates. They started with graduates from the Department of Archaeology, Mr. Abdelkarim Al-Hibshan (who obtained a master's degree in 2012 and currently works at the French Institute for Oriental Studies IFBO), and Ms. Hanadi Al-Yazouri (who graduated in 2022, the first batch, and currently works in research projects at the college).

Then, graduates from the Department of Heritage Resource Management and Conservation, Ms. Shaima Al-Farajat (who graduated in 2020 and works at the Department of Antiquities in Ma'an in the field of restoration) and Ms. Muram Al-Mumani (who graduated in 2021 and works at the House of Representatives / King Abdullah II Fund for Development), followed by graduates from the Department of Tourism Management, Ms. Hala Al-Khashman (who graduated in 2018 and works at the Tourism Promotion Authority as Head of International Marketing and Events) and Mr. Abdullah Maqbool (who graduated in 2017 and currently works at the Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature).

At the end of the event, Dr. Khalid Al-Jubour, the Deputy Dean, presented commemorative shields to the participants in appreciation of their efforts and excellence.

Special thanks to everyone who contributed to the success of this event, especially the Quality and Development Office and the administrative staff at the faculty for their dedicated work. Many thanks to our colleague Manjad Al-Qasim from the Museum of Antiquities for covering the event with photographs.

The International Heritage Day events were held on Tuesday and Wednesday, October 18-19, 2022, at the Deanship of Student Affairs Office at the University of Jordan, with the participation of approximately 25 Arab and international countries. The exhibition was inaugurated by the President of the University of Jordan, Dr. Nasser Obeidat, and attended by several ambassadors, counselors, cultural attaches from Arab and foreign countries, deans of faculties, faculty and administrative members, and a large crowd of university students.

The Folk Heritage Museum, affiliated with the School of Archaeology and Tourism, played a significant and essential role in organizing and supervising the Jordanian heritage pavilion. Inside the pavilion, traditional tools representing Jordanian society's lifestyle were displayed, along with a collection of traditional costumes representing the attire of various governorates of the Kingdom. This initiative aligns with the university's vision of integrating students into a multicultural and diverse university environment.

Special thanks to the Dean of the School, Dr. Mahmoud Arainat, and to Mr. Tarek Mahayrah, the curator of the Folk Heritage Museum, as well as to our colleagues at the Archaeological and Folk Heritage Museums, Dr. Muath Al-Faqhah, Mr. Manjad Al-Qasim, and Mr. Ameer Al-Khalaileh, for their efforts and work in the success of this day. Also, appreciation goes to the participating students from the School of Archaeology and Tourism.

On Monday and Wednesday, October 17th and 19th, 2022, a lecture titled "The Early Oldowan of Dawqara Formation in Zarqa Valley: Discovering, Studying, and Managing Paleolithic Sites" was held at the Faculty of Archaeology and Tourism, Petra Hall.

The lecture was delivered by Professor Fabio Parenti from the Federal University of Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil, and the Italian Institute of Human Paleontology, Anagni, Italy.

The Department of Archaeology organized this lecture, led by Prof. Dr. Maysoon Nahar, who introduced the lecturer and highlighted his extensive experience in academic projects related to early human settlements, particularly in mountainous regions in Jordan. Dr. Fuad Al-Horani from the Department of Heritage Resources Management and Maintenance also attended and participated in the lecture.

The event was attended by Dr. Khalid Al-Jabour, the Deputy Dean, Prof. Nizar Attarshan, Mrs. Lubna Al-Hijawi, the Assistant Dean for Quality and Graduate Affairs, faculty members, and students of the School. Sincere thanks and appreciation were extended to all who supported, contributed to, and participated in the success of this lecture.


Dr. Yazan Al-Tal participated in a training course organized by the Heritage Authority in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The course took place from August 15th to 19th, 2022, in Riyadh, focusing on archaeological interpretation and its role in sustainable tourism. Dr. Al-Tal conducted the training for a group of managers and department heads within the Heritage Authority. This activity is part of ongoing efforts in the field of preservation, maintenance, and archaeological restoration at both the national and international levels in Saudi Arabia and the Arab and Western worlds.


​​Dr. Maysoon Al-Nahar participated in the 15th International Conference on the History and Archaeology of Jordan, held at Yarmouk University. The conference was themed "Archaeology within its Environmental and Social Contexts" under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Hassan bin Talal, organized by the Department of Antiquities and Yarmouk University. With the participation of 294 researchers from 24 countries worldwide, Dr. Nahar contributed to the management of the first dialogue session alongside Dr. Hans Georg K. Gebel. Additionally, she delivered a lecture titled "The 2020 excavation season results at the Neolithic Ayn Ghazal" during the session.


Prof. Dr. Maysoon Al-Nahar from the Department of Archaeology participated in a conference at the University of Brescia, Italy, held from July 8th to 12th, 2022. During the conference, Prof. Dr. Nahar delivered lectures on the following topics:

1. "The Renovation of the Heritage Museum and Archaeological Museum at the University of Jordan" - July 8th
2. "The Prehistory of Jordan" - July 11th
3. "The Neolithic Site of Tell Abu Suwwan" - July 12th

In the context of promoting domestic tourism, supporting the local economy, and enhancing the tourism community, and to promote and highlight some of the breathtaking natural tourist destinations in our beloved country, student Afnan Aldamisi from the Department of Tourism Management is launching her own small project, which will grow with your support. It involves trips to various regions of the kingdom during the spring and summer seasons, equipped with the best facilities and arrangements.

We wish her success!

Afnan Aldamisi

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