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EDU-SYRIA Open day at Zarqa University

January 23, 2016

An open day has been held at Zarqa University to introduce the education program for Syrian refugees and Jordanian youth in areas of displaced refugees, which is run by the German Jordanian University and funded by the European Union in collaboration with Zarqa University, Yarmouk University, and Al Quds College. The president of ZU, Prof. Dr. Mahmoud Al Wadi, pointed out that this open day is the first of its kind in Jordan and it offers educational services for Syrian and Jordanian youth, and that ZU is ready to accept 300 students in different specializations in the second semester of …

Informational Meeting about EDU-SYRIA Project

January 17, 2016

An informative meeting about EDU-SYRIA project that is implemented by the German Jordanian University (GJU) held on Sunday 17th of January 2016; in the presence of the GJU President and a number of representatives from the project’s partners as well as guests from international organizations. The meeting was held to discuss some of the key aspects of the project implementation. EDU-SYRIA is a project funded by the European Union and aims at providing scholarships for Higher Education to Young Syrians and disadvantaged Jordanians. Prof. Natheer Abu Obied, stated that it is a pleasure for GJU to lead a consortium that …

Project Launch

December 31, 2015

The project activities started with the first management meeting with the partner institutes at the German Jordanian University.

MOPIC Approval

December 22, 2015

The Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation – Jordan (MOPIC) officially approved the project.

Project Grant Contract

December 18, 2015

The Ambassador to the European Commission to Jordan and the German Jordan University president signed the EUR 4-million grant contract on Higher Education for Syrian refugees.

Welcome to EDU-SYRIA!

September 1, 2015

EDU-SYRIA grants scholarships to Syrian refugees and vulnerable Jordanians to pursue higher education as well as vocational training at Jordanian universities and colleges. It started in 2015 and will continue until 2023. EDU-SYRIA is an educational and humanitarian project funded by the European Union (EU) to provide higher education scholarships to Syrians affected by the conflict and underprivileged Jordanians and to help the host communities in Jordan. The project has graduated more than 1000 students so far and has enrolled almost 1900 students in various academic programs. For more information about the project, please visit our About page. EDU-SYRIA is …

The Ambassador of the European Union to Jordan Visits GJU

August 9, 2015

The Ambassador to the European Commission to Jordan; Mrs. Joanna Wronecka visited German Jordanian university (GJU) , to know more about the successful experience and achievements of the university and to enhance cooperation between the two sides in the scientific and academic fields. Prof. Natheer Abu Obeid expressed his delight for having Her Excellency at GJU campus, hoping that the visit was the first step to opening doors to the relations between GJU and the European Union to Jordan; especially that GJU is the Arab World’s gateway to the European countries in general and Germany in particular and a cultural …

EU Delegation visit to Zarqa University

July 15, 2015

The European Union Delegation to Jordan with German Jordanian University project team members conducted a visit to  Zarqa university (ZU) where they have the chance of meeting with the university management and educational board members and staff and explored  the offered programs. The visitors made a tour to  ZU university facilities and had discussions with some faculty members about the university study programs.