Semester / Trimester

Students may choose between the following Program Terms:

Arabic Language & Middle Eastern Studies - University of Jordan - University of Jordan

This program is open to students from all majors. The University of Jordan offers ISA students beginning and intermediate level Modern Standard Arabic courses. Students who have not completed 2 semesters or 3 quarters of college-level Arabic or the equivalent must choose language as one of their courses. Content courses include social science, humanities, and fine arts courses related to the Middle East which will give students an understanding of Jordan specifically and the region more generally.

A highlight feature of this program is the ability to enroll in TWO Arabic courses. If a student wishes to progress through one full level, ie. Arabic 101 and Arabic 102, they may do so and earn up to a years worth of credit hours. Students cannot progress through two different levels ie. Arabic 102 and Arabic 201.

You will be required to obtain an initial 30-day visa at your point of entry into Jordan (airport or land border crossing). The visa fee is 40 JOD (around $57). Within the first 30 days of arrival in Jordan, you will need to to extend your visa. The ISA Amman staff will assist you throughout the visa extension process.

The Jordanian government requires an HIV antibody test at an official Jordanian clinic for all individuals seeking to extend the initial 30-day visa granted at the airport. The ISA Amman staff will assist students throughout this process.

ProgramDatesCodePriceStatus
Spring 3 2016Early Feb, 2016 to Late May, 2016IAMS1316$14,500Currently Accepting Applications!
Spring 3 2016 + Service-LearningEarly Feb, 2016 to Late May, 2016IAMES1316$16,300Currently Accepting Applications!

Arabic Language & Middle Eastern Studies- Al-Ahliyya Amman University - Al-Ahliyya Amman University

This program is open to students from all majors. Al-Ahliyya Amman University offers ISA students beginning and intermediate level Modern Standard Arabic courses. Students who have not completed 2 semesters or 3 quarters of college-level Arabic or the equivalent must choose language as one of their courses. Content courses include social science, humanities, and fine arts courses related to the Middle East which will give students an understanding of Jordan specifically and the region more generally.

A highlight feature of this program is the ability to enroll in TWO Arabic courses. If a student wishes to progress through one full level, ie. Arabic 101 and Arabic 102, they may do so and earn up to a years worth of credit hours. Students cannot progress through two different levels ie. Arabic 102 and Arabic 201.

You will be required to obtain an initial 30-day visa at your point of entry into Jordan (airport or land border crossing). The visa fee is 40 JOD (around $57). Within the first 30 days of arrival in Jordan, you will need to to extend your visa. The ISA Amman staff will assist you throughout the visa extension process.

An HIV test is required for any student who is applying for a year-long visa. Typically every student will only extend their 3-month visa for an additional 3 months. For the temporary 3-month visa, students of American and European nationalities are NOT required to do an HIV test. Students of non-American or non-European nationalities will need to take an HIV test

ProgramDatesCodePriceStatus
Fall 1 2015Sep 10, 2015 to Dec 19, 2015IAMF1115$12,900Late Acceptance May Be Possible, Contact ISA
Fall 1 2015 + Service-LearningSep 10, 2015 to Dec 19, 2015IAMEF1115$14,850Late Acceptance May Be Possible, Contact ISA
Spring 1 2016Early Feb, 2016 to Late May, 2016IAMS1116TBA Currently Accepting Applications!
Spring 1 2016 + Service-LearningEarly Feb, 2016 to Late May, 2016IAMES1116TBA Currently Accepting Applications!

Business, Engineering & Information Technology- PSUT - Princess Sumaya University for Technology

This program is open to students from all majors, including those who wish to study Arabic. Students who have not completed 2 semesters/3 quarters of college-level Arabic or the equivalent must choose Arabic language as one of their courses. There are many courses taught in English to accommodate students seeking courses related to the fields of Business, Engineering, and Information Technology, all of which will be taken with Jordanian students. The Jordanian government requires an HIV antibody test at an official Jordanian clinic for all individuals seeking to extend the initial 30-day visa granted at the airport. The ISA Amman staff will assist students throughout this process.

ProgramDatesCodePriceStatus
Fall 2 2015Late Sep, 2015 to Late Jan, 2016IAMF3215$12,900Late Acceptance May Be Possible, Contact ISA
Spring 2 2016Mid Feb, 2016 to Mid Jun, 2016IAMS3216$14,900Currently Accepting Applications!