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Admission and Registration

The following certificates are acceptable for admission to the American University of Madaba:

The Jordanian General Secondary School Certificate (Tawjihi),  SAT ΙI, IB, IGCSE, GCE, and other non-Jordanian certificates, etc. accompanied by a Jordanian equivalency certificate issued by Jordan’s Ministry of Education.

Required documents

For Freshmen

  • Original copy of the Jordanian General Secondary Certificate (or equivalent).
  • A certified copy of candidate's birth certificate.
  • A certified copy of candidate's personal identification card (for Jordanians) or passport (for non-Jordanians).
  • A copy of the Military Service Booklet or Service Exemption Certificate (for Jordanians).
  • Three recent color photos.


For Transfer Students


  • In addition to the documents mentioned above, transfer students are also required to submit the following:- (AUM accepts transfer students only from accredited universities).
  • Official transcript from the previous university certified by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in Jordan.
  • Description of all courses taken.
  • Clearance and good conduct certificate from the previous university (For transfers from Jordanian universities).



Document authentication

  • Certificates issued outside Jordan are authenticated by the Embassy of Jordan in the country of origin and by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jordan.
  • Secondary School certificates issued outside Jordan are: in addition to the first point, are authenticated by Jordan’s Ministry of Education.
  • University certificates issued outside Jordan are in addition to the first point are authenticated by the Jordanian Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research.