Amman, the capital and most populous city of Jordan, is the country's economic, political and cultural center. The city's breathtaking skyline is continuously transformed with the entrance of new industry. Your fluency and confidence will soar as you study the history and literature of this area in classes taught in Arabic. Excursions and volunteer opportunities supplement the cultural immersion for those looking to truly advance their Arabic language skills.
TAKE DAY EXCURSIONS
to famous archaeological sites, or an overnight trip to the Rose-Red City of Petra.
SLEEP IN TENTS
in the middle of the desert while exploring the natural wonders of the region.
SEE FILMS, LECTURES, AND EXHIBITS
all in the the target language of Arabic.
Excursions & Activities
- Take part in a mid-semester rural retreat in the Jordan Valley or the south of Jordan.
- Visit Jordan’s archaeological, historical, and natural wonders - all with Arabic-speaking guides.
- Work with a faculty mentor and develop Arabic writing skills through an advanced writing and an optional research course.
- Volunteering:“Adopt” an elementary school in a rural community, renovating the building while getting to know the children.
- Some Meals (for those in Homestays)
- Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
- Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
- One week orientation – an introduction to the culture of Jordan, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city.
- Full-time program leadership and support in your host city.
- Field trips and cultural activities
- Overnight excursions
- 24/7 emergency on-site support
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- Study tours and cultural activities included
- Internships and volunteering opportunities
- Rigorous academics
- Cultural immersion
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