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  • Locations: Amman, Jordan
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2023 04/15/2023 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Application materials may be reviewed prior to the program's application deadline. (Please note: if all of your boxes are checked-off, your application is complete.) In most cases, for applicants applying to programs led by PSU faculty, interviews and final selection will take place after the program deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Areas of Study: Anthropology, Applied Linguistics, Arabic, Cultural Studies, International Studies, Liberal Studies, Middle East Studies, Urban Studies & Planning, World Language & Literatures Language of Instruction: Arabic
Language Requirement: 0 College Terms of Language Study-No Previous Language Study Click here for a definition of this term Fulfills University Studies Requirement: No
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum Undergraduate GPA: 2.50 Short-Term Program Length: 6-8 weeks
Click here for a definition of this term Host Country Language: Arabic Housing: Apartment, Homestay
Special Scholarship/Funding Available: Yes Click here for a definition of this term Class Standing Eligibility: 2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior, 5. Post-Baccalaureate, 6. Graduate
Program Description:

Program OverviewCIEE Amman

Amman, Jordan's capital, is a rapidly growing city with a history extending back at least 5,000 years. Despite its long history, most of Amman is quite new, having been built after World War II. The city is draped over several hills, has a bustling souk (marketplace), and numerous museums, art galleries, theaters, and cinemas. Amman is cosmopolitan, with inhabitants from all over the Middle East. The city provides a safe and stable environment while offering many opportunities for students to learn about the region.

Program Focus

If you’re interested in beginning your study of Arabic, or taking your advanced language skills to the next level, come discover Jordan this summer.  Through a rigorous course of instruction, you’ll develop skills in both Modern Standard Arabic and Colloquial Jordanian Arabic. A variety of cultural activities will offer you insight into Jordanian society and the culture.



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Program Dates

Current CIEE Calendar

Fall Semester with CIEE = Fall Quarter at PSU
Spring Semester with CIEE = Winter & Spring Quarters at PSU

Areas of Study

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This program is a good fit for the following majors:

  • Arabic


Students enroll in 15 quarter credits

Language of Instruction 


Host Country Language 



Homestay, Apartment

Class Standing Eligibility

  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior

Minimum GPA Requirements


Must be in Satisfactory Academic Standing

Program Fee

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PSU Fees

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Application Fee:
All applications include a $50 non-refundable fee due on the application deadline. Students who do not intend to complete a program application are required to withdraw before the deadline, otherwise, the $50 application fee will be assessed to the students' account.