Ahlan wa sahlan to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan! Fortify your Arabic language skills with the AMIDEAST Education Abroad program in Amman! Students may take a blended, Modern Standard Arabic plus Colloquial Arabic course (8 credits), or just Colloquial Jordanian Arabic (3 credits). Organized excursions span exciting locations from the ancient city of Petra to the northern sites of Jerash and Ajloun. Yalla!
All students enroll in Arabic and two or three other courses from offerings in Middle East and North African studies in a variety of disciplines taught in English. In addition to academics, our 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. AMIDEAST prioritizes top quality instruction of both recommended Modern Standard Arabic and required Jordanian colloquial Arabic.
- Comprehensive in-country orientation
- Structured activities to meet local students and engage in language exchange
- Service-learning course option with placement in a local Jordanian organization
- Course selections in political science, religion, sociology, women's studies, and history. Students benefit from small class sizes and instruction by highly skilled professors from the Qasid Institute and other Jordanian institutions.