AMMAN- MEU has held on Wednesday February 7, 2018 a meeting for private universities owners to discuss mechanisms of joint collaboration and to establish an association for owners of the Jordanian private universities. Headed by Dr. Yacoub Nasereddin, the meeting has addressed several issues including, Jordanian Universities Law and its amendment, endorsed recently by the Parliament. The attendees also affirmed the importance of establishing and activating partnership between private universities, exchanging expertise, developing national strategy to develop human resources and developing the higher education sector in Jordan.
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.