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Banking and Finance

Head of Department

Dr. Anwar Salameh Gasaymeh

Head of Department Message
It is my pleasure to welcome visitors to the website page of Banking and Finance Department at Applied Sciences Private University (ASU) that seeks to offer a high quality academic programs that are consistent recent updates in the finance and business world to prepare qualified graduates in banking & financial fields whether domestically and internationally.

The Department of Banking and Finance was established in 1991 as one of the departments in the Faculty of Business. It employs qualified staff, who have academic and professional experience in various fields of knowledge, including: banking, investment, financial markets and financial risk management.

The Banking and Finance Department offers contemporary academic programs consisting of a bachelor's degree program in finance and banking, with two tracks: one in Arabic language and the other in English language. Both of them are supported by applied research and field training linked with using specialized computer programs that contribute in enhancing qualified graduate students.

Simultaneously, the department offers a master's degree program of Finance and Risk Managementin thesis and comprehensive tracks, which is considered to be the first and sole program at the level of the public and private universities in Jordan and the region. The program is distinguished due adopting teaching plan that simulates academic programs in reputable universities, thus increasing employment opportunities for our graduates.

The department also seeks to link theoretical knowledge with practical experience by building cooperative partnerships with local community institutions. In addition, the department takes responsibility for serving the local community through providing training programs that meet the needs of those looking to work in financial and banking institutions.

At the end, I would like to extend my sincere thanks and gratitude to you for visiting the website of the department and looking forward to serving you by providing more information and answering your inquiries.

​Head of Banking and Finance Department:

Dr. Anwar Salameh Mahmod Gasaymeh​


​Telephone No. +9626 560 999 Ext. 1566 

Academic R​​ank

Associate Professor

Graduation Year


The National University Malaysia (UKM)