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AMIDEAST Area & Arabic Language Studies in Jordan (Semester/Academic Year)
Amman, Jordan (Outgoing Program)
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|Language of Instruction:||Arabic, English||Housing Options:||Host Family, Shared Apartment|
|Program Type:||Study Abroad||Class Status:||2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior|
|Areas of Study:||Arabic, Middle East Studies||Minimum GPA:||3.0|
In this semester/academic year program in Amman, Jordan, students will take 12-17 credits per semester and have the option of both Arabic and Area Studies courses. Students can live with host families or in AMIDEAST-provided apartments. There will be multiple excursions per semester, including to Wadi Rum & Petra. The fall semester starts in late August and runs until mid-December. The spring semester beings in mid-January and runs until early May.
- Colloquial Jordanian Arabic (3 credits) - required
- Modern Standard Arabic (5 credits) - recommended
- Elective Area Studies Courses taught in English, including a Community-based Learning option. Recent courses have been drawn from Art, History, Political Science, Sociology & Women's Studies
Students enrolled in AMIDEAST's Education Abroad Program in Amman will have opportunities to study fascinating Middle East topics in a program based at AMIDEAST's facilities in Amman's Abdoun district. AMIDEAST Education Abroad Program courses in Amman are taught by a select group of Jordanian professors from a variety of institutions in and around Amman. These lecturers possess a strong instructional experience in English-speaking environments. All faculty members have received post-graduate degrees from North American or European universities, or have spent considerable time at English-medium institutions as students, faculty members, visiting faculty or visiting researchers.
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Spring||2019||10/09/2018 **||Rolling Admission||01/12/2019||05/10/2019|
|Fall||2019||04/15/2019 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.