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Environmental Education

​ Our university offers courses specifically on climate science and environmental sustainability. A notable example is our major in Renewable Energy Technology offered by the Applied Sciences Private University. This program focuses on the study of various renewable energy systems from an applied technical perspective, preparing students to contribute effectively to the field of sustainable energy.

Evidence of our commitment includes:

A. Renewable Energy Technology Major This program equips students with the technical knowledge needed to excel in the renewable energy sector. Graduates can expect to find job opportunities in diverse areas, including:

• Technologist for renewable electrical energy generation and transmission systems.

• Consulting Technician for construction companies and energy institutions.

• Sales Manager for companies specializing in alternative energy systems.

• Technical Officer in government bodies like the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources.

• Technical Manager for inspection and maintenance at factories producing systems such as solar cells and wind turbines.

• Professional and Academic Trainer specializing in renewable energy.

• Entrepreneurship in establishing companies for installing and maintaining renewable energy systems.

For a detailed overview of this major, please visit the following link: Renewable Energy Technology Overview.

​B. The Renewable Energy Center at the Applied Science Private University is pleased to announce a new scientific course offering titled "Photovoltaic Systems Sizing and Design." This course is designed to provide in-depth knowledge and practical skills in the field of photovoltaic (PV) systems, focusing on their sizing, design, and implementation within the context of Jordan's unique energy landscape.

Course Topics Include:

• Introduction to Renewable Energy: A foundational overview of renewable energy technologies.

• Energy Challenges in Jordan: Discusses specific energy issues facing Jordan and how renewable energy can address these challenges.

Renewable Energy Sources:  An exploration of various sources of renewable energy.

• Introduction to Solar Energy: Basic principles and significance of solar energy in the current energy mix.

• Photovoltaic Systems Components:  Detailed look at the components that make up photovoltaic systems.

• On-Grid PV Systems Sizing:  Techniques for sizing PV systems that are connected to the utility grid.

• Off-Grid PV Systems Sizing:  Methods for sizing standalone PV systems that operate independently of the grid.

• Design Using Google SketchUp: Practical training on using Google SketchUp for designing PV systems.

• Simulation Using PVSyst: Learning to use PVSyst software for the simulation of photovoltaic systems.

• RE Law & Regulations in Jordan: Understanding the legal framework and regulations surrounding renewable energy in Jordan.

This course aims to equip students, professionals, and enthusiasts with the skills needed to design and implement efficient photovoltaic systems, contributing to the growth and efficiency of renewable energy usage in Jordan and beyond.


C .ASU, in collaboration with the College of Engineering, has successfully conducted a free training course titled "Photovoltaic Systems - Sustainable Energy Design." This initiative is part of the university's commitment to promoting sustainable energy education and providing practical, hands-on training to participants interested in the field of renewable energy.

Course Overview: The training was designed to introduce participants to the fundamentals and advanced concepts of photovoltaic (PV) system design. It aimed to provide comprehensive knowledge on how to create efficient and sustainable energy solutions using solar power. This course is particularly valuable for those looking to enhance their expertise in renewable energy technologies and sustainable design practices.

Key Features of the Course Included:

Fundamental Principles: Introduction to the basic concepts of photovoltaic technology and sustainable energy.
Design Techniques: Detailed instruction on designing effective PV systems tailored to specific environmental conditions and energy needs.
Practical Applications: Opportunities for hands-on practice in applying learned concepts to real-world scenarios.
Sustainability Focus: Emphasis on creating energy solutions that are environmentally friendly and economically viable.
This training course not only supports professional development in the renewable energy sector but also aligns with global trends towards sustainable development. By offering such educational

opportunities for free, ASU reinforces its role as a leader in advancing renewable energy knowledge and practices.


D.The Applied Science Private University (ASU) is actively participating in the Erasmus+ project alongside a consortium of Jordanian universities. This collaboration focuses on developing professional and academic programs centered on electric and hybrid cars, aligning with the global shift towards eco-friendly automotive solutions.

Project Overview: The initiative underscores the critical role of higher education in combating climate change through innovation. ASU's engagement in the project involves the creation of various educational pathways, including training diplomas, higher diplomas, and technical engineering programs specifically tailored to the burgeoning field of electric and hybrid vehicles.

Interdisciplinary Collaboration: ASU’s eco car projects utilize an interdisciplinary approach, integrating expertise from engineering, environmental science, and design. This collaboration not only enhances the educational experience by providing practical, real-world applications for students but also fosters innovation in sustainable vehicle technologies.

International Training and Exposure: During the project, ASU's "Eco Car Team" and students had the opportunity to engage in intensive practical training abroad. Participants traveled to partner countries within the European Union—Spain, Italy, and Germany—gaining hands-on experience and international perspectives on sustainable automotive technologies.

Contributions to Sustainable Transportation: These projects contribute significantly to advancing sustainable transportation solutions. They not only provide technical skills and theoretical knowledge but also raise awareness about the importance of eco-friendly transportation options. By doing so, they prepare a new generation of engineers, scientists, and policymakers to integrate environmental stewardship into their future careers.
Access to Resources: Additionally, during the project's implementation, the Consulting and Training Center at ASU welcomed 27 training diploma students. These students, along with the university's engineers, were granted access to the Eco Car project's electronic platform, which includes lectures and recorded materials pertinent to the professional diploma.
In summary, ASU’s participation in the Erasmus+ project for electric and hybrid cars is a testament to the university's commitment to innovation and sustainability in the automotive industry. This initiative not only enhances the academic offerings at ASU but also plays a crucial role in promoting sustainable development and environmental stewardship.



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