You are invited to attend the first US - Jordanian University Cooperation Network (UCN) Webinar  Series

U.S.-Jordanian University Cooperation Network (UCN) Webinar Series

When: November 12; November 17: December 8 and December 15 • Time: Rehearsal for panelists and moderators starts at 8:30am (EST) - Webinar starts at 9:00am (EST) and finishes at 11:00am (EST).

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  • November 12:  Internationalization of the Campus: Tertiary Education Institutions’ Response to the Pandemic. Session 1 Presentations are available on File Share tab

  • November 17: Linking Tertiary Education to the Labor Market.

  • December 8:  Virtual Exchange Programming.

  • December 15:  The Impact of COVID-19 on Higher Education, Technology, Emotional Distress and Lessons Learned.

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IDRC Research Ideas Competition

Deadline for applications is December 11th 2020

Pursuing the co-benefits for Health and Environments through food system change

This competition aims to:

  1.  Identify novel, solutions-oriented research ideas that promote healthy and sustainable food systems in LMICs;

  2. Support interdisciplinary exchange of ideas that draw upon different theories, methodological tools, frameworks, and approaches;

  3. Harness lessons from research, civil society and policy spheres which bridge the fields of global health, food systems and environmental sustainability research.


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#ErasmusDays have become an official international celebration of multiculturalism, international mobility active citizenship, and Projects impacts.

We invite you to join us  On Saturday October 17th, 2020

3:00 P.M Amman Time - 8:00 A.M EDT

at The online event named:

Impact of Erasmus+ Projects in Jordanian Higher Education Institutions

A Seminar will be presented for Two hours concerning Five Erasmus + Projects with their impact during Covid19 and the need of ELearning methodologies, by Five Projects coordinators in Jordan

* A certificate will be issued for Attendance - Registration Link: Click here

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Official Launch of 2020 GAP Report

the 2020 Global Agricultural Productivity Report (GAP Report) Launch on Monday, October 12 at 9:00 a.m. EDT

CIRED is pleased to share the announcement of the 2020 Global Agricultural Productivity Report (GAP Report) Launch on Monday, October 12 at 9:00 a.m. EDT. This year marks the 11th year of publication and second year at Virginia Tech. Titled “Agricultural Productivity in a Time of Pandemics,” the report explores the impact of disease and pest outbreaks on agricultural productivity, food security and nutrition, livelihoods, and environmental sustainability.

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Free 4-Day Intensive Program - Online Enrollment

NC State University Global Training Initiative is opening a popular online short-courses - Developing Cultural Competency - to students in Jordan at no cost. Three free scholarships are offered to each UCN member university.

Deadline is November 15, 2020

NC State University Global Training Initiative (GTI) offers a virtual exchange experience to global partners. Students will gain valuable theoretical framework and practical skills while exchanging with students around the globe during this intensive e-learning course. Check the below Flyer for details

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Announces the 2020 Virtual Exchange Grant Competition

Call for proposals official link: Click Here

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Upcoming Funding Opportunity with UNICEF

Request For Proposal For Services

Establishment of a Global Long-Term Arrangement for Services (LTA) for the provision of high-quality technical expertise and advice to UNICEF in the area of Gender Equality

Proposals must be received by latest 23:59 hours (New York time) on 02 July 2020.

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Most of the funding opportunities available at the below link are applicable for universities at the United States. - Deadline is Reached (Submission is Closed)

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June 2020 updates

Deadline is Reached (Submission is Closed)

The Refugee Integration in Local Communities: Lessons Learned from International Case Studies An International Conference, co-sponsored by Virginia Tech (USA) and Al-Hussein Bin Talal, has been postponed until further notice.

Researchers from Canada, Egypt, Germany, Greece, Jordan, Lebanon and the United States present policy papers based on their research into how refugees around the world resettle and integrate - or not - into their new communities.

International Conference and Workshops organised by the U.S. - Jordanian University Cooperation Network (UCN) sponsored by the U.S Embassy in Jordan - hosted at the University of Jordan in partnership with North Carolina State University. We can't wait to see you at our next event.
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The International Conference on Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Business Environment

Al-Balqa Applied University

October 15-17, 2019

The Faculty of Business at Al Balqa Applied University is pleased to announce its first international conference titled “The International Conference on Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Business Environment: Opportunities, Tools and Challenges”. 

The conference is funded by The Scientific Research and Innovation Support Fund/ Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and it will be held from Oct. 15 to Oct. 17, 2019 at the main campus of Al Balqa Applied University at Salt.

Click the below link for conference details, newsletter, contact information and official web page


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Conference on Innovative and Transformation Ideas to Improve the Development and Policy Response to Forced Displacement

Virginia Tech, 4-7 June 2019

Virginia Tech Language and Culture Institute (VT-LCI) is hosting a Conference on Innovative and Transformation Ideas to Improve the Development and Policy Response to Forced Displacement that will draw over 60 participants from 12 Universities from across the globe, scholars, development practitioners and non-governmental institutions.   The conference will take place on 4-6 June 2019 at Virginia Tech’s main campus in Blacksburg, Virginia, and on 7 June 2019 at Virginia Tech’s Research Center in Arlington, Virginia.

The Conference is a collaborative effort among Outreach and International Affairs, the Center of International Research and Education (CIRED) and the School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) at Virginia Tech, the US Embassy in Jordan and HRH Office of the Crown Prince of the Embassy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

The objectives of the conference are to conduct working sessions on proposals for innovative and transformational ideas that can improve the development response in the broader context of sustainable development, to identify potential research collaboration with members of the US-Jordan UCN, and to discuss Virginia Tech’s International Refugee Research Project.

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The United States - Jordanian University Cooperation Network was recently established by the signing of a UCN Charter by 16 U.S. Jordanian Universities, with more universities expected to join UCN in the near future. UCN aims to strengthen strategic and long term cooperation among U.S and Jordanian universities to advance joint research, expand academic exchanges, and strengthen the quality of higher education and research in both countries.


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UCN Coordinators at Jordan

Mr. John Hishmeh

Mr. John Hishmeh

John Hishmeh - Public Affairs Section - U.S. Embassy, Amman, Jordan

Dr. Hadeel Yaseen

Dr. Hadeel Yaseen

Director, International Affairs Unit, The University of Jordan, Associate Professor in Finance

Dr. Mohammad Kharabsheh

Dr. Mohammad Kharabsheh

Deanship of Academic Development and International Outreach, Hashemite University

Dr. Mohammad Al-Qudah

Dr. Mohammad Al-Qudah

Director, International Relations Office Jordan University of Science and Technology

Dr. Ghazi Magableh

Dr. Ghazi Magableh

Director of International Relations and Projects, Yarmouk University

Dr. Saif Al Nawayseh

Dr. Saif Al Nawayseh

Director, International Affairs Office, Mutah University

Dr. Hassan Al-Momani

Dr. Hassan Al-Momani

Director of International Relations Office, Tafila Technical University

Jens Hegemann

Jens Hegemann

Director, International Office German Jordanian University

Dr. Omar Suleiman Arabiat

Dr. Omar Suleiman Arabiat

Director, Cooperation and international relations office. Al-Balqa Applied University

Dr. Raghda Al Faouri

Dr. Raghda Al Faouri

President Assistant for international cooperation Al-Al Bayt University

Dr. Bassam Abu Karaki

Dr. Bassam Abu Karaki

Director of International Relations Office, Hussein Bin Talal University


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