Prof. Samer M. Samarah

The Faculty of Information Technology and Computer Sciences (FITACS) was founded in the year 2002/2003, through his Majesty's initiative in support of the information and communication technology sector (ICT). The establishment of FITACS came as a needed step towards coping with the vast and fast developments in the IT sector and in response to the huge demand for information technology studies. The Jordanian society, like most of the world's nations, pursued higher education in this area to satisfy the market demand for such expertise and to deliver the foundation for the needed workforce for such development



FITACS seeks to be recognized for its ability to graduate information technology professionals who aim for serving the community and leverage the Jordanian workforce with IT knowledge and skills needed for sustainable development. It views its graduates as being in a leading position to bridge the gap between the university and the Jordanian community. Building its competency upon qualified faculty and staff, the faculty seeks to be one of the national outlets for research and community service.



The Faculty’s mission is to integrate three main dimensions that are vital to the educational area: teaching and learning excellence combined with prestigious and rigorous research for serving the Jordanian community. Our mission is to provide the community with competent and relevant graduates at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. With a changing discipline, our graduates should fill the gap between the ICT sector and community needs. Also, research in the ICT sector is a crucial factor in supporting economy, especially in an IT adaptive society. Thus, through teaching and research we serve our local and regional community by utilizing the maximum return of financial and human resources. The Faculty encourages and facilitates communication between faculty members, students, and management. An important objective of the IT faculty is to bridge the gap between the ICT sector needs and the academic human output. One of the aspects in this regard is the practical portion of the curriculum where the need is towards more of practical courses or practical aspects in the majority of courses.