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Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Study Abroad Language of Instruction: Arabic, English
Minimum GPA: 3.0 Click here for a definition of this term Housing: Apartment (shared), Homestay
Click here for a definition of this term Class Standing: 2 - Sophomore, 3 - Junior, 4 - Senior Click here for a definition of this term Internship Possible: Maybe
Program Length: Academic Year, Semester Language Requirement: No
Credits: 12 or more Click here for a definition of this term Study Abroad Coordinator: Ramona Washington
Click here for a definition of this term Credit Type: UWM Areas of Study: Arabic
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Area & Arabic Language Studies in Jordan (Semester/Academic Year)

 
In this semester/academic year program in Amman, Jordan, students will take 12-17 credits per semester and have the option of both Arabic and Area Studies courses. Students can live with host families or in AMIDEAST-provided apartments. There will be multiple excursions per semester, including to Wadi Rum & Petra. The fall semester starts in late August and runs until mid-December. The spring semester beings in mid-January and runs until early May. 
 
Academic Overview:
 
  •  Colloquial Jordanian Arabic (3 credits) - required
  • Modern Standard Arabic (5 credits) - recommended
  • Elective Area Studies Courses taught in English, including a Community-based Learning option. Recent courses have been drawn from Art, History, Political Science, Sociology & Women's Studies  
Students enrolled in AMIDEAST's Education Abroad Program in Amman will have opportunities to study fascinating Middle East topics in a program based at AMIDEAST's facilities in Amman's Abdoun district. AMIDEAST Education Abroad Program courses in Amman are taught by a select group of Jordanian professors from a variety of institutions in and around Amman. These lecturers possess a strong instructional experience in English-speaking environments. All faculty members have received post-graduate degrees from North American or European universities, or have spent considerable time at English-medium institutions as students, faculty members, visiting faculty or visiting researchers.

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PLEASE NOTE:
To be considered for this program, students must submit an application for both UWM and AMIDEAST by their respective deadlines. To start a UWM application, click on "Apply Now" button on the top of this page. Visit the AMIDEAST website to apply.

PROGRAM FEE:
Please see the top of the program page for cost information. Click on the term you are interested in and you will be directed to a budget sheet that contains program fees and other important financial information.

The program fee is set by AMIDEAST. AMIDEAST will invoice UWM for the program fee and this fee will be posted to students' PAWS accounts in addition to CIE administrative fees and mandatory health insurance fees. Please visit the UWM study abroad "Fees & Policies" page for details about program fees. Students should consult the AMIDEAST website for latest program cost projections and inclusions and exclusions.


SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS:
Financial aid, scholarships and grants may be used for our programs. Attend a Financing Study Abroad 101 Session to learn about study abroad costs and budgets and how financial aid can be used for study abroad, as well as general information on how to search for scholarships and other funding resources.

Based on eligibility, students may apply for any scholarship either through our office or elsewhere.  For a general list of study abroad scholarships and grants, visit our webpage. We encourage students to search widely for other scholarships that can be applied to their study abroad program. 

Are you a Pell Grant recipient? Check out the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.

 
AMIDEAST Program Comparison:
 
Program Al-Akhawayn  Area & Arabic Language Studies Jordan Area & Arabic Language Studies Morocco Conflict & the Struggle for Peace
Type Study Abroad Study Abroad Study Abroad Study Abroad
Terms AY, Fall, Spring AY, Fall, Spring, Summer AY, Fall, Spring, Summer Summer
Location Ifrane; Rabat Amman Rabat Amman, Jordan; Dublin, Ireland
Housing Res. Hall Shared Apartment, Homestay Homestay Homestay
Minimum GPA 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Languages Arabic, English Arabic, English Arabic, English Arabic, English
Areas of Study Arabic, Culture... Arabic, Art, Culture, History, Women's Studies... Arabic, Culture, History, Political Science, Religious Studies, Sociology... Arabic, Middle Eastern Studies, Peace Studies...

 



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