The PhD program was established in 2003 in the land, water and
environmental sectors. of Agriculture and Engineering as wells the Master of Environmental Science graduates
are accepted in the program. The main themes of the program include water and
land management and use, as well as environmental management and dealing with
local and global environmental problems related to the land and water sectors,
such as desertification, climate change, drought, irrigated agriculture and
misuse of agricultural resources. Students can also work on research topics
related to the problems of the agricultural sector including pollution of soil
and water, land use planning and the use of GIS and remote sensing for the
management, irrigation water management, treated wastewater reuse and control
of water and the environment.
The program includes a selection of faculty and department members.
The program allows students to choose a research project related to the
department's specializations, thus, multidisciplinary approach is adopted in
solving water and environmental problems. Graduates of the program work in the
fields of education in public and private universities, in scientific research
centres of different ministries, in addition to local, regional and
Vision statements of the
The vision of the program includes three main themes as follows:
Promoting values: through economic, social and environmental
development aimed to a multicultural world.
Promote ideas that lead to the advancement of society through
discoveries, innovation, research, scholarship and creative activities
To promote agricultural and economic development through the
preparation of cadres capable of advancing scientific research and agricultural
Mission statements of the
To enrich human knowledge and raise the efficiency of the students of the University of Jordan through teaching, research, creative activity, awareness and good service with high standards and professional quality in the field of land, water and the environment.
Preparing and training distinguished Ph.D graduates for the local,
regional and international labour marked staff for the labour market in the
land, water and environment sectors
Conducting basic and applied scientific research and providing
innovative solution to achieve the development objective of the Jordanian
agricultural and environmental sectors.
Increase the scientific production in the department by conducting
research and high quality experiments related to
land, water and environment.
Introducing new concepts and up to date methods related to land and
Participating in tackling the problems of water scarcity,
environmental pollution all over the Kingdom by adopting appropriate scientific
Keeping up with the international development in land, water and