University of Jordan

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The Centre is a member of the Arab Barometer and the World Value Survey networks. It has actively participated in previous series of studies conducted for the organisations since 1999. In addition, since 1993 the CSS has been conducting large-scale annual opinion polls on democracy in Jordan. The polls aim to define the position of citizens on the democratization process in launched in Jordan in 1989, and the level of their knowledge of its development and participation in it. It also aimed to define the political frameworks for public participation in the democratization process and the awareness of citizens of the changes introduced, in addition to discerning citizens' satisfaction with the performance of the legislative authority. Yet another long-term project run by the Centre are the series of governments approval ratings surveys. Operated in regular intervals since 1996, these surveys offer a uniqe insight into changing political preferences of the Jordanian people. The polls are intended to measure both opinion leaders’ and the general public's initial expectations and then their perceptions of the prime ministers' and their teams performance.Founded in 1962, it is the oldest university in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. With 1400 members of academia and over 37000 students it is also the largest. It has been ranked among most succesful higher education institutions in the Middle East. The university comprises of 19 faculties, including Medicine, Humanities & Social Sciences, Arts, and the King Abdullah II School for Information Technology. It has also 5 institutes and 8 centres, including the renown Center for Strategic Studies (CSS).

Scientific Lead Jordan:

Dr Musa Shteiwi

Dr Musa Shteiwi

   University of Jordan
   Scientific Lead Jordan 
   Email: mshteiwi@css-jordan.org 

Secondary University of Jordan Contact:

Walid Alkhatib Profile Picture

Dr Walid Alkhatib

  University of Jordan
  Survey Director 
  Email:  w.alkhatib@css-jordan.org      


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