Amman Arab University is a Jordanian educational institute of higher education, located on Jordan Street, Mubis-Amman. Amman Arab University (AAU) was founded in 1997 under the Higher Education Council No. (1476) on 24/11/1997 as a non-profit private university specialized in graduate studies under the name Amman Arab University for Graduate Studies, and thereby became the first university in Jordan that offers graduate programs leading to Master's Degrees, and Doctoral Degrees. On 30/9/1998 the Higher Education Council gave consent for the university to start operating with the resolution No. (1625). Academic operation started in the beginning of the Second Semester of the academic year 1999/2000.