The vision is to be the leading institution of research in the Middle East and North Africa.
The mission is to foster research at the American University of Madaba. To this end, the Dean of Scientific Research and the Research Council are responsible for recommending to the President policies and procedures which will enhance the ability of the university to realize its potential for distinction in research, scholarly, and creative activities. The Dean and the Council provides direction, resources, and oversight to help ensure that the university sponsored research and related activities are in accordance with applicable University procedures and sponsoring agency policies and procedures. The council defines needs of the faculty and other researchers; analyzes services, policies, and procedures that affect research; and makes recommendations, which in its view, will facilitate the research process and research productivity at the University.