nterest in higher education has increasingly grown since1980 where the "Law of Higher Education" was issued and followed by the establishment of Higher Education Council (HEC) in 1982 to work on supervising institutions of higher education.
In 1985, the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research was established and the Law of Higher Education No. (28) for the year 1985 was issued to set the goals of higher education, powers and responsibilities of both the Ministry and Higher Education Council and the relationship with institutions of higher education.
Moreover, in the area of cultural relationships, the ministry has:
concluded several cooperation agreements with different international scientific institutions such as Fullbright Program, the Arab Federation for Technical Education, International Leadership Academy/ United Nation University-Jordan and many others aiming at: