The German Jordanian University (GJU) ranked an advanced position to be among the best (301-400) universities in the world, the first among Jordanian universities, and the tenth among the Arab universities of the goal classification (17) (SDG 17) of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, related to partnerships for goals.
According to the Times classification of the impact of higher education that was announced on Wednesday, GJU was distinguished in achieving the seventeenth goal of the United Nations sustainable goals, knowing that it is the first time GJU applies to this classification since its establishment in 2005.
The seventeenth goal takes interest in the ways the universities support these goals, cooperate with other countries, promote best practices, and data dissemination. Also, it measures the impact of university partnerships in achieving sustainable development, the impact of scientific research and partnerships for achieving goals and reports and education
According to the classification, the German-Jordanian University was distinguished by the second and fourth points, namely education for goals and partnerships. GJU obtained the highest mark (100%).
The President of the University, Prof. Manar Fayyad, indicated that this advanced position came as a result of the university's efforts through its effective partnerships with various educational institutions in Jordan and Europe that support the achievement of sustainable development goals.
She added, there are many partnerships and existing projects such as the Syrian Refugee Education Project supported by the European Union, projects related to water management through the School of Natural Resources Engineering and Management (SNREM), and the Center for the Study of Natural and Cultural Heritage at GJU, in addition to the establishment of distinguished programs globally in the field of social work.
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