Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan recognizes the importance of research and development and the active role it plays in progressing of human knowledge and society. As part of the philosophy and mission in supporting and promoting research, the University has entrusted special diligence to scientific research and founded the “Deanship of Scientific Research and Graduate Studies” at the beginning of 2006. The Deanship is responsible for organizing, supervising, promoting and supporting academic research and graduate work; such tasks are considered means for vast development and technological advancement. The role that the Deanship is playing in augmenting and expanding human knowledge is achieved due to high demand to persistently seek ways and new endeavors to encourage develops, promote, and broaden the base of cooperation and support scientific activities in various fields both locally and internationally. The deanship has largely concentrated on interdisciplinary research work with emphasis on integrated and comprehensive tracks in all disciplines. The Deanship has identified its mission and tasks under the instructions of graduate studies requirements approved by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation and Quality Assurance Commission (HEAC). The Deanship developed a top priority to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of graduate programs offered by different faculties, together with improving the standards of scientific research for both students and faculty members in order to consolidate the university as a center of excellence, thus improving its competitive in higher education and the industry at the local, regional and international levels. This is carried out by encouraging institutional work with excellence and thrive to perfection through provision of a well equipped, suitable research environment that motivate both faculty and students to excel in aim for perfection.
The Deanship is following a clear strategy for its objectives and long term activities translated into an action plan and programs consistent with its vision, mission and core values through the optimal use of financial and human resources available and great efforts in directing graduate students work towards creativity and excellence.