Creating Pathways to University Partnerships in Jordan

2016 - 2018
Area of Expertise

The Creating Pathways to University Partnerships project enhanced higher education reform in Jordan by deepening and sustaining partnerships between American and Jordanian universities, with mutual benefits to higher education institutions in both countries.

With the generous support of the U.S. Embassy in Amman, EF first assessed existing linkages between Jordanian and American universities and create a roadmap for developing robust and long-term institutional partnerships. In collaboration with institutions in both countries, EF explored a range of partnership models, including student and faculty exchange, research collaboration, and joint degree programs. EF examined the regulatory and enabling environment in Jordan for expanding international linkages. Subsequently, EF issued a written assessment with a set of comprehensive guidelines and strategies for catalyzing new partnerships and set a clear path for sustained cooperation.