Arizona in Jordan
Program Type: UA Faculty-led
Level of Study: Graduate , Undergraduate
Class Eligibility: Graduate , Junior , Senior , Sophomore
Language of Instruction: Arabic , English
Program Open To: UA and Non-UA Students
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*This program is not running summer 2023.*
Please email Julie Ellison-Speight at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Arizona in Jordan program is an eight-week summer program based in the Jordanian capital of Amman, a Middle Eastern metropolis bustling with cafés, restaurants, shops, and nightlife. Amman is a hub of Arab life and along with its cosmopolitan atmosphere it makes for an ideal location to experience Arabic-language and Middle Eastern studies immersion.
(Please note: the application link below is for the Center for Middle Eastern Studies program run in collaboration with the School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies. This application link is not for the UA Arabic Flagship program).
The Arizona in Jordan program is based in the city of Amman, Jordan's capital and largest city. It is a quintessential Middle Eastern city, bustling with cafes, shops, restaurants, and nightlife. Students participate in several academic excursions to sites such as the Nabatean ruins of Petra, the Bedouin desert valley of Wadi Rum, the Dead Sea and the cities of al-Salt and Aqaba. There will also be outings to important historical sites Jerash and Umm Qais, as well as visits to ecological reserves such as Shahrhabil bin Hassneh EcoPark.
Center for Middle Eastern Studies Arizona in Jordan program page: https://cmes.arizona.edu/studyabroad/jordan
Arizona in Jordan student video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zcYqxJ77l-E
ARB 405 Advanced Arabic I (5 units)
ARB 406 Advanced Arabic II (5 units)
ARB 407 Fourth Year Arabic I (3 units)
ARB 408 Fourth Year Arabic II (3 units)
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