Since ancient time, the Middle East has always been active in the world landscape connecting East and West and is still relevant to the current world political landscape.
Here in Jordan, you will have the opportunity to study the intricacies of the region’s modern history and Jordan’s role in regional politics. You will be able to build your linguistic capabilities of the Arabic language; both Modern Standard and Colloquial. The CIEE program in Amman is dedicated to expanding your knowledge of the local language, history and culture. In addition to the academic curriculum, opportunities to practice Arabic and experience the local culture are an essential component of our program. This is in parallel with in-depth, on-the-ground understanding of Middle Eastern policies and politics as nowhere else in the world. In our program, you will personally meet individuals key to the web that makes up the social fabric of Jordanian society that include diplomats to government officials
- ELECT TO DO AN INTERNSHIP at a local or international NGO or business
- VISIT IMPORTANT ARCHAEOLOGICAL and natural sites in Jordan, such as Petra, Wadi Rum, the Dead Sea, and a number of historical biblical sites
- INTERACT WITH LOCAL UNIVERSITY STUDENTS and improve your Arabic through a peer language assistant program and cultural activities
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