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  • Locations: Amman, Jordan
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: AMIDEAST 
  • Restrictions: Rice applicants only
Program Description:

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Area & Arabic Language Studies in Jordan (Semester/Academic Year)

 
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. 
 
Academic Overview:
 
  •  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.

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