Academic Programs in Amman

Students may choose from the following Academic Program options:

Semester / Trimester

The semester program in Amman is ideal for students who are looking to experience cultural immersion with the option to focus on either Arabic language acquisition or a wide variety of courses taught in English. The University of Jordan offers various levels of Modern Standard Arabic. With excursions around Jordan and cultural activities in Amman, students will have many opportunities to experience Jordanian daily life while completing their home university's degree requirements.


The ISA summer program in Amman at the University of Jordan offers students the opportunity to learn Modern Standard Arabic while also learning about life and politics in the Middle East. Excursions to Jordan's most famous landmarks are included in order to give students a more comprehensive view of Jordanian culture.

Back To Back

Students participating in the Back to Back Amman program will participate in both sessions of the Amman Summer Middle Eastern Studies program. Participants will take a total of four courses, two in each session. One course each session must be an Arabic language course. The courses will be taught by faculty from the University of Jordan specifically for ISA students.