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Culture Corner

ISA Amman Office

Centrally located on the campus of Al-Ahliyya Amman University, allowing students convenient access to ISA's staff in the same location in which they are taking their courses. The office provides students with space to enjoy Wi-Fi internet access, language tutoring, and the company of fellow students and friendly ISA staff eager to advise students on any cultural, academic, or travel questions. Students can stop by the ISA office at any time during regular working hours, and the staff will be on-call for emergencies 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

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The Universities

Al-Ahliyya Amman University
Al-Ahliyya Amman University (AAU) is located just 15 minutes from the center of Amman. AAU has state-of-the-art facilities, including touchscreen whiteboards in many classrooms, computer labs across campus, cafeterias, excellent athletic and recreational facilities such as an Olympic-sized swimming pool, and a student medical clinic.

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Princess Sumaya University for Technology
Princess Sumaya University for Technology (PSUT) is located in the El Hassan Science City just 11km from the Amman city center. PSUT has developed into one of the foremost higher education institutions in the country within just 20 years of its establishment in 1991. It is the only private, not-for-profit university in Jordan that offers specialized degrees in Business, IT, and Engineering, some of which are unique to the country. The university is home to the El Hassan Library and Media Center dedicated to providinng access to the information resources required by university members for research, learning and teaching.

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ISA Housing

Students participating in ISA's programs in Amman have to opportunity to stay in an apartment situated in the heart of Amman's bsutling city center. You will find yourself housed in close proximity to local cafés, shopping, and all of the major sites of the city. These apartments have a high level of quality associated with them. While apartments are standardized in terms of basic amenities, they can vary in terms of both aesthetics and proximity to the university.

Female students participating in ISA's programs at Al-Ahliyya Amman University also have to option of staying in female-only student dormitories. For more information or to request the dormitory option, please contact your site specialist.

Travel times to the university vary but generally range between 15 and 40 minutes. Detailed travel instructions to/from the university and housing accommodations will be provided upon arrival.

To find out more about housing options, please visit the "Housing" section of the Amman page.