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CIEE/ Language and Culture in Amman
Amman, Jordan (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2017-2018 02/16/2017 03/01/2017 TBA TBA
Fall 2017 02/16/2017 03/01/2017 TBA TBA
Spring 2018 02/16/2017 03/01/2017 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Program Type:
Study Center
Program Language(s):
Arabic, English
Area of Study(s):
Anthropology, Economics, Environmental Studies, Film, Television and Interactive Media, Fine Arts: History of Arts, History, International & Global Studies, Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies, Language and Linguistics, Politics, Religious Studies, Sociology, Women's and Gender Studies
Minimum Semesters of Previous Language Study Required:
Housing Options:
Apartment (shared), Homestay
Minimum GPA:
Experiential Learning Opportunities:
Program Description:

CIEE Language and Culture Program in Amman, Jordan
Did you know English words like “sugar” and “cotton” come from Arabic? Studying language and culture in Amman with CIEE, you’ll see the world through a fascinating lens. Intensive Arabic language training, a challenging and comprehensive academic program, and a variety of cultural activities and excursions will help you expand your knowledge of Middle Eastern history and society while developing critical language skills.

Study abroad in Jordan and you will:

  • Improve your Arabic in intensive language courses in Modern Standard and Colloquial Jordanian Arabic
  • Choose from a variety of area studies courses in English and learn about political and cultural issues from guest lecturers
  • Interact with local university students and improve your Arabic through a peer tutor program and target language clubs
  • Visit important archaeological and natural sites in Jordan, including Petra, the Dead Sea or biblical sites In Jordan
Find out more.

Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare. 

Brandeis Specific Information

Application Process:

Students wanting to apply to this program must submit two applications:
  1. to the Brandeis Office of Study Abroad. Visit the Brandeis Study Abroad Website in order to obtain more information about internal application process, advising hours, academic credit, and financial aid transfer.
  2. to the external program listed above. Visit the Brandeis Study Abroad Website for more information on commonly asked questions about the external application process like deadlines, program approval forms, paying deposits, etc...

Scholarship Details:

Students interested in learning more about (other) study abroad scholarship opportunities should visit the scholarship section of the Brandeis study abroad website.
*Please note that all information is subject to change.