Universities in Amman
Al-Ahliyya Amman University
Situated in the charming and historically significant city of Salt, AAU, founded in 1990, is recognized for its excellent academics in 8 faculties and innovative scientific and technological research programs. Fully accredited and recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, AAU is also a member of the International Association of Universities, the Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World, and the Union of Arab Universities. AAU has a total degree-seeking student enrollment of approximately 7,000 in all departments and programs. AAU is also active in the community and provides helpful services and events.
AAU is great for students interested in taking Arabic Language courses as well as courses instructed in English in disciplines such as:
Being a smaller university, AAU has an intimate campus feel spread over rolling hills and surrounded by trees. The Deanship organizes activities for students such as student clubs, sports, career counseling and more. Built into the Arabic course curriculum, students will interact in class weekly with local AAU students to supplement their Fusha Arabic with the local Jordanian dialect.
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Princess Sumaya University for Technology
Princess Sumaya University for Technology is recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and is ranked #10 of universities in Jordan. As the first private, non-profit university in Jordan, PSUT is known for its emphasis on quality education, innovation, and entrepreneurship. With a small population of 2,000 students and competitive admission standards, PSUT provides the highest education standards in the fields of business and technology.
For students majoring in Engineering or Computer Science, the Engineering and Computer Science programs at PSUT have been have been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.
PSUT is great for students who are interested in studying in the Middle Eastern but need to continue taking courses in English for their major in fields such as:
Princess Sumaya is committed to providing a stimulating academic experience as well as encouraging students to participate in extra-curricular activites such as community service, clubs and sports. All courses at Princess Sumaya are instructed by highly qualified and highly saught after faculty and professors.
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Service-Learning in Amman
Participants will attend one of the following universities if they are participating in an ISA program in conjunction with their service-learning program:
Students participating in a full-time service-learning program will serve 15-35 hours per week at a local organization. All participants will develop a Portfolio throughout the program which includes reflective essays, group discussions, logs of hours, a supervisor evaluation and a certificate of completion.
Students participating in an ISA academic program and service-learning during the semester will work 5-10 hours per week at a local host organization while attending classes at the host university. The service-learning placement will begin 1-2 weeks after the first week of classes and end the week prior to final exams.
Students participating in an ISA academic program during the summer will begin their service-learning program after the ISA Summer academic program ends. Participants will spend between 15-35 hours per week at a local organization.
All participants will receive a transcript issued by Al-Ahiyya Amman University for their service-learning course. However, credits will only transfer if proper arrangements are made between the student and his/her home university before the program begins. Visit the Academic Credit page of the ISA Service-Learning website for more information.
University of Jordan
Founded in 1962, the University of Jordan (UJ) is the oldest and most prestigious university in Jordan. The university is internationally recognized for its global outlook, progressive thinking, and the diverse background of its students. UJ thrives as both an instructional institution and as a research institution. This academic excellence is evident in the classrooms of the more than 1086 faculty members who deliver quality education to 38,000 students each year.
UJ is an excellent choice for students interested in taking Arabic Language courses, as well as courses instructed in English in the following disciplines:
Campus life at UJ is rich and plentiful, and students will feel right at home on UJ's sprawling campus. Students can spend their time studying in the library, catching up with friends at a coffee kiosk, or attending one of UJ's numerous educational events- for there is never a dull day at UJ! The university has strong ties to the local community, and greatly encourages student involvement in service projects.
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