Saudi Arabia accredits all Jordanian public, private universities

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AMMAN — The Saudi Ministry of Higher Education has officially accredited all Jordanian public and private universities, according to an announcement made by Jordan's Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research on Thursday.اضافة اعلان

The move comes after Riyadh received an official letter from Jordan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, requesting accreditation for Jordanian universities, reported the Jordan News Agency, Petra.

As a result, Jordanian universities will now appear on the Saudi list of universities classified and accredited for completion of study, which is announced on the university ambassador website of the Saudi Ministry of Education.

Continuous support for studentsJordan's higher education ministry has stated that it has been in "constant and continuous" contact with the Saudi cultural attaché in Amman, in order to overcome any difficulties facing students who wish to enroll and study in any Jordanian higher education institutions.

The ministry has also noted that the accreditation decision will have a significant impact on Jordan's strategy for attracting foreign students for the period of 2023–2027.

This strategy was developed in cooperation and coordination with the Jordan Tourism Board and was finally approved by the Cabinet.

As part of the strategy, the ministry aims to increase the number of foreign students enrolled in Jordanian higher education institutions.

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