Students in the AMIDEAST Education Abroad Program in Amman carry a 14 to 17 credit hour course load per semester. All students enroll in Arabic and two to three other courses from offerings in Middle East and North African studies in a variety of discipli
- Amman, Jordan
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester
- Program Description:
- Students enrolled in AMIDEAST’s Education Abroad Program in Jordan will have opportunities to study fascinating topics on the Middle East in a program based at the AMIDEAST Center 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.
Students in the AMIDEAST Education Abroad Program in Amman carry a 14 to 17 credit hour course load per semester. All students enroll in Arabic and two to three other courses from offerings in Middle East and North African studies in a variety of disciplines taught in English. AMIDEAST prioritizes the high quality instruction of both Modern Standard Arabic and Jordanian colloquial to beginning through advanced speakers of Arabic. In addition to academic coursework, AMIDEAST students benefit from an on-site orientation, opportunity to live with a Jordanian family, structured ways to meet local students, and organized excursions to exciting locations around Jordan.
With AMIDEAST's more than 60-year presence in the Middle East and North Africa, AMIDEAST Education Abroad Programs are able to draw on AMIDEAST's long term experience in the region, strong local connections, and deep understanding of the intercultural, health, safety, and security issues inherent to study abroad in the Arab world.
- Setting Description:
- Amman, capital of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, is an ancient city facing distinct modern challenges, thus making it an exciting place to live and study. Built on seven hills, Amman has expanded in size and population from a quaint sleepy town at the close of World War II, to the bustling, multicultural metropolis it is today. Students live either with Jordanian host families or in shared apartments with other AMIDEAST students.
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- Scholarships Description:
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