Amman- Middle East University and the Department of the National Library signed a joint-cooperation agreement regarding documenting procedures and scientific research.
Dean of Accreditation, Quality, and Information and the Faculty of Law, Dr. Ahmad Allozi, signed the agreement on behalf of the University as the president’s commissioner. As for the Department of the National Library, it was represented by its General Manager, Professor Nedal Al Ayasra.
Dr. Allozi confirmed that the signing of this agreement is part of the University’s aim to augment its relations with the institutions of local community, especially in aspects of supporting academic and research marches. It also correlates with Middle East University’s vision in developing the capabilities of these institutions, and providing them with academic expertise and resources available at its disposal.
In his turn, Dr. Al Ayasra praised Middle East University’s significant role in developing local community institutions and its efforts in enriching scientific and academic progress in Jordan. Dr. Al Ayasra asserted the commitment of the Department of the National Library to benefit from the academic capabilities of MEU.
The terms of the agreement included the implementation of free training courses, seminars, and workshops in the field of libraries, information, and archiving sciences. It will also lead to the conducting of international conferences in the field of libraries and intellectual property, as well as exchanging publications, books, manuscripts, and any other documents and photographs that would support the development of documentary and cultural knowledge.
Moreover, both sides agreed on establishing a public library to serve local community members, and exchanging necessary expertise to develop strategic and operational plans.
It is worth mentioning that Middle East University signed various cooperation agreements with local, Arab, and international scientific and cultural organizations. Such agreements represent the University’s commitment to uplift higher education in Jordan in order to implement the supreme royal visions to reform and develop the education sector and improve its outcomes to meet the requirements of holistic development.
The Middle East University was founded in 2005 as a Graduate Studies University with twelve specializations. Towards the beginning of the academic year 2008-2009 the university opened twenty specializations for both Graduate and Undergraduate students with the ongoing growth in staff and students.