Petra Education Company is a public shareholding company established in 1991 and is the owner of the University of Petra (UOP).
To work towards creating an academic, cultural and social environment that develop quality learning, creativity, innovation and research opportunities and which build up the competencies of UOP members, provide active community service and prepare its students to be capable of creative and critical thinking as well as lifelong learning to actively compete in the marketplace and workforces.
The Petra Education Company aspires to be the "University of Choice", in Jordan and the region for learners and scholars.
To play a significant role in the progress of our nation through creating and disseminating knowledge & technology and preparing graduates who can contribute positively towards their communities.
To pursue learning for the sake of knowledge. To provide equal opportunities for learning and excelling. To learn how to learn. To motivate members for lifelong learning. To respect diversity, plurality & the opinions of others. To encourage teamwork and collaboration. To treasure creativity and achievements. To advocate for intellectual freedom. To commit to social justice and social responsibility. To be dedicated to leadership development and accountability.
The Board of Directors of Petra Education Company consists of the following 11 directors: