He received his MD from the Medical College, Syrian University, Damascus, in 1949; Diploma of Laryngology and Otology, Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians, London, 1953; Fellowship, American College of Surgeons, 1960; “Doctor Honoris Causa,” Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey, 1974; “Doctor Honoris Causa,” University of Selangor in Malaysia, Malaysia, 2011; and Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians, London, 1986; and an Honorary Professorship from L.N. Gumilyov Eurasain National Univeristy, Astana, Kazakstan. He is President and Fellow of the Islamic World Academy of Sciences (1986) and the Third World Academy of Sciences (1985).
Prof. Majali served as Prime Minister of Jordan for two terms during 1990s, 1993-1995 and 1997-1998.
Currently, Prof. Majali is President of the World Affairs Council (Jordan), the InterAction Council.