It currently offers a one year practical MA in Journalism and New Media which is taught in cooperation with the University of Jordan. The course focuses on the traditional aspects of journalism such as writing and reporting, ethics and community issues.
The Institute also runs short-term courses devised by experts from Jordan and the EU. Topics include: News Writing & Editing, Reporting & Interviewing, Digital Media, Media Law & Ethics, Research Methods and Computer Assisted Research, Specialised Reporting and Public Affairs in Jordan and the Arab World.
These courses are founded in international best practice while reflecting the unique nature of the Arab region. JMI boasts state-of-the-art facilities including a training studio which enables students to apply theory to practice on industry-standard equipment.
The founder of JMI is Her Royal Highness Princess Rym Ali. She comments, “JMI’s goal is to offer a new level of journalism education in Jordan and the region, to help improve the public trust in journalism and empower a new generation of writers and thinkers capable of setting the standard for professional journalism in the Kingdom as well as the region and pushing Arab journalists to the forefront of international media activity”.