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ISA Amman Office

Centrally located on the campus of University of Jordan, 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

University of Jordan
The University of Jordan (UJ) is the oldest and most prestigious university in Jordan and is located in the Jubaiha areas of the University District in Amman. UJ is an excellent choice for students interested in taking Arabic Language courses, as well as courses instructed in English in
Political Science, Middle Eastern Studies, International Relations and Affairs, Gender and Religious Studies, and History. Students will feel right at home on UJ's sprawling campus. The university has strong ties to the local community, and greatly encourages student involvement in service projects.

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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 bustling 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.

Travel times to the university vary but generally range between 5 and 15 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.