Brief Project Description of GJU

The GJU Project Office (German: “Projektbüro”), responsible for the facilitation of GJU cooperation with German institutions, is affiliated with the Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences in the Federal State of Saxony-Anhalt of Central Germany. The German project team has already managed to attract more than 70 dedicated German universities to its cooperating consortium.

The project is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) under the "German Study Programmes Abroad.".



GJU is intended to serve as a unique university of applied education, experiential learning and professional excellence oriented towards market and industry needs. It will continue to have a remarkable impact on the region as a whole by capitalizing on best practices and expertise in higher education in both countries. GJU has an objective to prepare highly skilled graduates with the relevant knowledge for their respective industries, to contribute positively to socio-economic development, to be able to survive today's fiercely competitive and technologically oriented world, and boost industrial and economic standing in Jordan and the region.


Project Team

  • Prof. Dr. Anne Lequy (Project Director), Email
  • Dr. Monica Heitz, Project Office Director, Magdeburg, ​Email


Breitscheidstraße 51 D - 39114 Magdeburg, Phone: +49 391 - 886 3458 , Fax: +49 391 - 886 49 47, E-Mail, Website .