Princess Sumaya University for Technology
| Princess Sumaya University for Technology |
|University trying to boost IT-sector in Jordan|
Princess Sumaya University for Technology (PSUT), established in 1991, is a specialized, Non-governmental, Non-profit, Jordanian university, owned by the leading applied research centre in Jordan, the Royal Scientific Society (RSS). PSUT's area of specialization is IT, Communications and Electronics. As a nonprofit institution, PSUT embraces both the public and private sectors.
PSUT is located in Amman, Jordan, offering an array of ICT related courses. It currently offers B.Sc. degrees in Computer Science, Computer Graphics and Animation, Software Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Computer Engineering, Communication Engineering, Energy and Electrical Power Engineering, Management Information Systems, Administration of business , Accounting , Business Information Technology and E-Marketing and Social Media.
The university campus underwent major renovation and expansion in late 2004. Labs were upgraded with new equipment and computers. The university library got expanded, and a new collection of IT related books was added.
The university has a Sun Microsystems lab, mainly used in Java courses, and Unix courses on Sun SPARC based machines.
Also, PSUT has a Rubicon Lab, This Lab used for teaching animation and video game development courses, this lab was established by partnership with Rubicon Group Holding Company for the animation industry and video games.
An Oracle incubator lab was also recently established in the campus, with the goal of familiarizing students with Oracle technologies, and remove the stereo-typical view of Oracle as only being a Database company.
PSUT has recently established a regional entrepreneurship center, named Queen Rania Center for Entrepreneurship, to help in fostering talent and transforming knowledge in Jordan and the region into a socio-economic impact.
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|Irene Martínez Fernández||Researcher|