International Studies Abroad ®est. 1987


Universities in Amman

Al-Ahliyya Amman University

Situated in the charming and historically significant city of Salt, AAU 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.
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Princess Sumaya University for Technology

As the first private, non-profit university in Jordan, Princess Sumaya University for Technology is known for its emphasis on quality education, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Additionally, the Engineering and Computer Science programs at PSUT have been have been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. 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.
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Volunteer Opportunities with ELAP in Amman

ELAP students will attend one of the two universities if they are participating in an ISA program in conjunction with their ELAP program:
*Al-Ahliyya Amman University

Students particpating in an ISA Academic Program plus ELAP during the semester will work 5-10 hours per week at a local host organization while attending classes at the host university. The ELAP 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 ELAP program after the ISA Summer program ends. Participants will spend between 15–35 hours per week at a local organization.

Students participating in an ELAP Service-Learning and Internship program will not attend classes but work 15–35 hours per week at a local organization. All participants will develop an ELAP Portfolio throughout the program which includes reflective essays, group discussions, logs of hours, a supervisor evaluation and a certificate of completion.

Select ELAP placements are eligible for academic credit. Participants can earn 1-6 credits based on the number of contact hours accrued at the host organization and successful completion of the ELAP Portfolio. Visit the ELAP website for more information.

Our programs at the ELAP in Amman