Applied Science University (ASU) is located in Shafa-Badran suburb in Amman. It was established in 1991 as a monument of higher education and a source of science and knowledge. The university currently offers bachelor's degree in eight faculties and six master's degree programs.

The ASU Pharmacy Second Symposium is organized by the Faculty of Pharmacy/ASU. The vision for the Faculty of Pharmacy is to build strong long term relationships with the pharmaceutical, academic and paramedical world and to be recognized as the premier institution in creating outstanding pharmacists. It offers Master programs in pharmaceutical sciences to provide the local and the Arab community with scientifically and academically qualified cadres.

The ASU Faculty's Second Symposium 2015 is the only conference dedicated to all disciplines of pharmacy research of post-graduate students in Jordan. It is designed to exchange ideas and encourage pharmacy postgraduates to present their work and share their new research findings with their peers and gain valuable feedback from them, in addition to providing prime networking opportunities for pharmacy education professionals such as deans, faculty members and industry representatives.

The conference is a mix of short lectures and poster presentations on all aspects of pharmacy research. The comprehensive program is indicative of the breadth of work and quality currently underway in the various schools of pharmacy in Jordan.