AZ in Jordan is open to undergraduate and graduate students from all universities in the US and abroad. Students must have 1 year of Arabic language study prior to the program start date.
Students can earn UA credit for all Arabic coursework. Arabic courses are 140 hours (120 classroom and 20 with a language partner). Course options include:
Modern Standard Arabic
- ARB 102/401 Low Intermediate MSA
- ARB 401/2 Intermediate MSA
- ARB 405/406 3rd Year Advanced MSA
Colloquial Jordanian Arabic
- ARB 424A/B Introductory Levantine Arabic (I & II)
- ARB 484A/B Intermediate Levantine Arabic (I & II)
Students are placed with local families for the summer. Familes provide two meals per day (breakfast and dinner).
SUMMER 2018 DATES: To Be Announced Shortly. Approximately June 9, 2018- August 4, 2018
COST: $7,500* (approximately)
*Program cost includes tuition, housing, airport transfers in country, partial board during excursions, and cell phones.
For questions about the program, please contact CMES.
To apply, go to the Study Abroad and Student Exchange website: http://global.arizona.edu/study-abroad/program/arizona-jordan
For questions about the application process, please contact Middle East study abroad advisor, Lisa Turker
Arizona in Jordan, promotional video. Filmed and produced by Kyra Azzato, Syracuse University (AZiJ 2015)
Photos from Summer 2012:
Top: Amman cityscape (Kevin J. Taylor)
Middle: Desert jeep tour of Wadi Rum, southern Jordan (Christian Sinclair)
Bottom: Yarmouk River at Mukheiba in northern Jordan (Christian Sinclair)