Jordan is located in the Middle East and shares borders with Saudi Arabia, Israel, Palestine, Syria, and Iraq. It’s in proximity to Lebanon and Egypt. It boasts many of the characteristics you’d expect to find in the Middle East—vibrant bazaars, a loving devotion to delicious food, and a neighborly atmosphere—and also offers a delightful blend of natural beauty and modern amenities. In invites people to enjoy and explore the Middle East with gusto. Study abroad Middle East Jordan programs offer students a way to travel to the middle east for a summer, semester, academic year, or longer.

Study Abroad Middle East Jordan Programs

Students can spend a summer, semester, or academic year studying abroad in Jordan. They can also intern, study language, or volunteer in Jordan. No matter their choice, students can pursue academic credit, international experience, and resume-enhancing opportunities when they study abroad in Jordan.

No matter how long you spend in Jordan, be sure to:

  • Explore parts of the country by camelback
  • Experience the magic of the Dead Sea
  • Share food or chat with locals
  • Visit Jordan’s cities (especially Jerash and Amman) and smaller villages

Interesting Fact: If you are a man, you should wait to shake a local woman’s hand until she offers it to you. If you’re a woman, you should wait to shake a local man’s hand until he offers it to you. Doing so respects a cultural value between men and women in Jordanian culture.

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