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Fact Sheet:
Advisor:
Carol Lebold
Who Can Apply?:
UMA only - non-UMA students consult your study abroad office
Fields of Study:
Anthropology, Arabic, Archaeology, Art History, Communication, Comparative Literature, Culture, Economics, History, International Relations, Internship, Linguistics, Middle Eastern Studies, Political Science, Religion
Host Institution:
University of Jordan
Language(s) of Instruction:
Arabic, English
Program Provider:
CIEE
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Housing:
Apartment, Family Home Stay
In Classes With:
Mostly US Students
Minimum Class Standing:
2nd Sem Sophomore
Minimum GPA:
2.75
Classification of Credits Available:
Full-Time
Program Description:

Amman
CIEE Language and Culture Program in Amman, Jordan
Did you know English words like “sugar” and “cotton” come from Arabic? Studying language and culture in Amman with CIEE, you’ll see the world through a fascinating lens. Intensive Arabic language training, a challenging and comprehensive academic program, and a variety of cultural activities and excursions will help you expand your knowledge of Middle Eastern history and society while developing critical language skills.

Study abroad in Jordan and you will:
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  • Improve your Arabic in intensive language courses in Modern Standard and Colloquial Jordanian Arabic
  • Choose from a variety of area studies courses in English and learn about political and cultural issues from guest lecturers
  • Interact with local university students and improve your Arabic through a peer tutor program and target language clubs
  • Visit important archaeological and natural sites in Jordan, including Petra, the Dead Sea or biblical sites In Jordan
     
Find out more.

Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare. 
 




 



Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UMass/IPO Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2018-2019 05/01/2018 ** Varies TBA TBA
NOTE: Please check the partner program website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above is the date when UMass materials, signature documents, and questionnaires need to be handed in or completed. If the program start and end dates read "TBA," consult the program's website or your IPO advisor.
Fall 2018 05/01/2018 ** Varies TBA TBA
NOTE: Please check the partner program website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above is the date when UMass materials, signature documents, and questionnaires need to be handed in or completed. If the program start and end dates read "TBA," consult the program's website or your IPO advisor.
Spring 2019 10/01/2018 10/01/2018 TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.