Tafila Technical University (TTU) is the 9th public university in Jordan. It is located in the Tafila Governorate, 187 km from Amman. It has been established following a Royal Decree on 17/1/2005 to replace Tafila Applied University Faculty (TAUC), which had been known as Tafila Polytechnic in 1986. Then, TAUC was affiliated to Al-Balqa' Applied University in 1997.
TTU aims at reinforcing higher education and scientific research, and serving local community by providing it with experienced graduates from various majors.