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The University of Petra aspires to be the "University of Choice", in Jordan and the region, for learners and scholars.
Our Mission Statements:
Our Purpose:
To play a significant role in the progress of our nation through creating and disseminating knowledge & technology and preparing graduates who can contribute positively towards their communities.
Our Mission:
To work towards creating an academic, cultural and social environment that develops quality learning, creativity, innovation, and research opportunities, and which build up the competencies of UOP members, provide active community service, and prepare its students to be capable of creative and critical thinking as well as lifelong learning to actively compete in the marketplace and workforces.
Our Goals:
To maintain a responsible, accountable and caring leadership & governance that is strategically oriented to lead the university towards fulfilling its vision and mission, as well as optimizing the usage of its resources, and sustain its existence.
Academic environment & resources:
To establish a vibrant scientific environment by providing adequate resources and infrastructure for teaching, learning, and the creation & dissemination of knowledge and technology.
Cultural environment:
To promote intellectual work, creative thinking, freedom of speech, and community dialogue in order to establish a rich cultural environment that positively contributes to the well-being of the society at large.
Social environment:
To build a happy and caring society within the university, with a joyful atmosphere and pleasant working conditions, where university staff can enjoy performing their best and contributing positively towards their full potential.
Quality education:
To provide and promote quality education with suitable variety of well-reviewed programs to turn out graduates of outstanding academic caliber who are capable of pursuing lifelong learning, and who can successfully progress into further education and market careers.
Build-up competence:
To create opportunities, programs, and incentives that allow university staff and students to improve their skills, expertise, proficiency, and promotion prospects.
Research & outreach:
To avail funds and resources, bridge with the outside world and encourage innovation and novelty so as to create opportunities for scientific research, novel discoveries, technology transfer, and active participation in conferences and conventions.
Community service:
To support various scholar and non-scholar initiatives directed at assessing and enriching the socioeconomic aspects of the local community.
Our Values:
  • To pursue learning for the sake of knowledge.
  • To provide equal opportunities for learning and excelling.
  • To learn how to learn.
  • To motivate members for lifelong learning.
  • To respect diversity, plurality & the opinions of others.
  • To encourage teamwork and collaboration.
  • To treasure creativity and achievements.
  • To advocate for intellectual freedom.
  • To commit to social justice and social responsibility.
  • To be dedicated to leadership development and accountability.
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