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Study Abroad in Jordan

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Jordan is an increasingly popular study abroad destination. It is regarded as one of the safest and most stable places in the Middle East, making it a good place to study the area. It is also centrally located so students who want to can visit neighboring countries such as Syria, Israel, Lebanon, and Egypt. Study abroad programs in Jordan focus on different areas including Arabic, Peace and Conflict Resolution, Political Science and Sustainability. Study abroad options include semester long programs and special summer programs. Most programs are based out of the capital city of Amman.

Below is a list of study abroad programs. If you know of any others or want to share your experiences studying abroad in Jordan, please leave a note in the comments.

SIT Jordan: School for International Training offers a semester program called Jordan: Modernization and Social Change and a summer program in intensive Arabic language studies.

CIEE Jordan: CIEE offers summer, semester and year long programs based in Amman. Students can choose between the Language and Culture Program or Arabic Language.

CELL Program: CELL offers a Middle East study abroad program in Sustainability and Peace Building that travels between Israel, Palestine and Jordan.

ISA Amman: ISA offers semester programs and summer programs in Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies working with Al-Ahliyya Amman University.

CET Academic Programs: CET has an intensive Arabic study program for a semester, summer or year long term in the city of Irbid.

AMIDEAST: AMIDEAST offers several programs in Jordan including: semester or year long programs in Arabic and Area Studies, a summer program in intensive Arabic, a summer program in Islamic Arts and a summer program studying peace and conflict resolution in London and Amman.

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