The Chemistry Department was established in September 1991 –the same year the University of Petra was founded. The Chemistry Department offers a curriculum leading to a B.Sc. degree in Chemistry. It also offers general courses to serve University students and specialized courses to serve students of the faculty of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences.

The Chemistry Department at the University of Petra is an incubator of excellence, in Jordan and the region, for students and scholars.


The Chemistry Department at the University of Petra prepares knowledgeable and competent chemists and other chemistry related professionals who are committed to excellence in their professional pursuits, with a sound background in both experimental and theoretical aspects of chemistry.

The Chemistry Department at the University of Petra promotes the aims and objectives of the University by providing high quality programs for our students, and by conducting relevant scholarly and service activities. Our aims and objectives are:
  1. Assisting our students in acquiring and applying chemical knowledge.
  2. Training them to understand the discipline and the process of learning.
  3. Providing them with an acute awareness of the responsibility of a professional.
  4. Expanding the frontiers of chemistry by maintaining an active research program in the major fields of chemistry.
  5. Supporting our professional and geographical communities in chemistry-related activities with a commitment to active and ethical involvement.
Head of Department

Head of Department
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