AZ in Jordan is open to undergraduate and graduate students from all universities in the US and abroad. Students must have 1 semester of Arabic language study prior to the program start date. If you are applying through Project GO, you must have two semesters of prior Arabic study.
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 2017 DATES: June 12 to August 6, 2017
COST: $7,300* (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
*NOTE* If you are an ROTC student and are applying for Project GO funding , DO NOT start the application through this page. Please visit the Project GO application website at http://cmes.arizona.edu/projectgo/summer/jordan.
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)