EU projects

Promoting youth employment in remote areas in Jordan / JOB-JO

About JobJo

Promoting youth employment in remote areas in Jordan / JOB-JO


Job Jo is aiming to reduce unemployment and poverty in remote areas in Jordan through the establishment of multiple Business Bureaus in the participating higher education institutions. These Bureaus will provide the necessary teaching and training services for unemployed graduates and re-qualify them to increase their job opportunities. Job Jo also claims to have a special focus on women. The foreseen outcomes will effectively contribute to improving the capacity building process at the national level and to allow graduates to gain the skills and training needed for their profession.


Moreover, the foreseen activities will surely foster economic growth and reduce unemployment and poverty in remote areas. Job Jo aims include providing services and workshops to graduates to gain skills which are necessary, but not commonly provided by universities. In addition, Job Jo will promote the modernization of learning methods, training of staff and students, management and quality control and internationalization of higher education institutions. The priority addressed is a relevant national priority for the Jordan.


Job Jo objectives

1. Establishment regional Business Service Network Bureau (BSNB) to promote employment in the provinces of Karak, Tafila, Maan, Aqaba and Irbid. 

2. Development of training courses in the BSNB based on the experience exchange with the EU. 

3-Producing training material 

4. Adapting job creation instruments to the needs of young people in remote areas. 

5. Supporting initiatives designed to enhance the employability of young people in the region.

 6. Creating employment opportunities by supporting entrepreneurship. 

7. Lesson Learned from the European partners to include their cooperation with non‐academic partners.  8. Establishing Network Service between the Universities, Industries, and Public and Private Sectors. 

9. Promote the relationship between the Jordanian Institutions with EUs. 

10. Students and staff from JO partners will receive training in EU


·   Al-Hussein Bin Talal University (JO)

• Greater Al Karak Municipality (JO)

• Hochschule Fur Technik Wirtschaft Und Kultur Leipzig (DE)

• Int@E Ug (DE)

• Isla-Instituto Superior De Leiria,Sociedade Unipessoal Lda (PT)

• Jordan University Of Science And Technology (JO)

• Ministry Of Public Works And Housing (JO)

• Tafila Technical University (JO)

• University Of Cyprus (CY)

• University Of Jordan (JO)


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