Programs : Brochure
- Locations: Amman, Jordan; Geneva, Switzerland
- Program Terms: Fall, Spring
- Homepage: Click to visit
- Program Sponsor: SIT/World Learning
- Restrictions: Rice applicants only
Witness the massive humanitarian response to the regional refugee crisis, with a focus on refugee health. Understand the impact of refugees in Europe during an excursion to Turkey.
WHY STUDY HUMANITARIAN ACTION IN JORDAN?
Get a firsthand look at humanitarian emergency action in Jordan and Turkey, two countries critical to the response to the current refugee crisis. This is a unique opportunity to view the policies and priorities of UN agencies, international relief organizations, and Jordan’s government. In Amman, you’ll learn about the political and cultural factors behind the influx of refugees to Jordan, which continues to receive waves of refugees displaced by regional conflicts. You will also travel to Istanbul to learn from experts at health and humanitarian agencies.
Please visit the SIT Study Abroad website for details on the program highlights and details of coursework, educational excursions, and housing.
SIT is an all-inclusively priced study abroad program – including academic costs, excursions, accommodations and meals, airport transfers, and health insurance. Be sure to discuss how study abroad costs are handled at your school with your study abroad advisor and read the website for more specific information.
SIT has awarded an average of over $1.3 million in scholarships and grants to SIT Study Abroad students in the past three years. All scholarships and grants are need-based. Awards generally range from $500 to $5,000.
CONTACT SIT STUDY ABROAD
· Call an admissions counselor: 888-272-7881
Read more about our admissions process here.