Department Overview
Civil engineers have a major role in shaping the future of the world. They are trained to methodically find engineering solutions to design, environmental and construction challenges with the responsibility of serving and maintaining the wellbeing of the general public. Civil engineers seek creative solutions to the complex issues facing the world today; they design, construct, operate and manage the basic systems that make civilization possible and yet preserve and protect the environment. 
The Department of Civil Engineering is one of the major and most active departments at The University of Jordan since it was established in 1976. It offers programs leading to the B.Sc., M.Sc. (Thesis and none thesis options) as well as Ph.D. degrees in Civil Engineering. The Department, housed at the School of Engineering , has highly qualified and experienced 38 full-time faculty members consisting of 12 professors, 16 associate professors, 9 assistant professors, and 1 lecturer, in addition to 12 laboratory engineer and technician. The close proximity of other departments fosters a climate of collaboration where most of our faculty members are involved in interdisciplinary research.
The programs offered by the department are designed to develop professional creative engineers. We emphasis on discipline and engineering fundamentals and are, continuously, updating our programs to cope with the rapid introduction of modern design, management and construction methods. On national, regional and global level; our graduates are leaders in their profession. 


Year

2009/2010

2010/2011

2011/2012

2012/2013

2013/2014

2014/2015

2015/2016

2016/2017

Student Enrolment

227

237

154

289

262

193

141

117

Graduated

202

260

254

225

233

265

257

167



Nasim Shatarat, PhD 
Department of Civil Engineering, Chairman 
School of Engineering University of Jordan, Amman, JORDAN Telephone: (962) 6 535 5000 
Ext. 22777