The Asian languages department was first established in the middle of the scholastic year 2007/2008 after being separated from the then Modern Language Department. This newly created department continues with the University of Jordan’s time honored tradition of providing its students with quality education mainly in the field of Asian language and the literature.
The department hosts four current separate B.A programs, namely the Korean-English, Chinese-English Program, Russian-English and Turkish-English joint programs which are overseen by twenty dedicated faculty members ranging from PhD. to MA. holders in their respective fields of specialization. In addition the department offers academic instruction in such languages as Japanese, Urdu and Hebrew, many of these are expected to be upgraded to full B.A program status in th