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Middlebury School in the Middle East: Jordan (Amman)
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|Program Sponsor:||Middlebury Schools Abroad|
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|Program Type:||Middlebury Schools Abroad||Program Sponsor:||Middlebury Schools Abroad|
|Language of Instruction:||Arabic||Language Prerequisite:||4 semesters of college-level instruction with a B average in language coursework|
|GPA (cumulative):||2.67||Minimum Language GPA:||3.0|
|Minimum Major GPA:||3.0||Internships Available:||Yes|
|Excursions:||Yes||Midd. Financial Aid:||Yes|
|Coordinator:||Bill Mayers||Subjects Offered:||Arabic, Arabic Literature, History, Middle Eastern Studies, Political Science|
Amman, founded in 7000 B.C., the capital and largest city in Jordan, is situated in a rolling area of northwest Jordan, just twenty-five miles from the Dead Sea.
Seven surrounding hills help shape the city. Amman is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world having been home to a multitude of civilizations over the years - the Ammonites, Assyrians, Persians, Greeks, Nabateans and Romans, Byzantines and Umayyad Arabs.
Today Amman is a prospering modern metropolis filled with ancient ruins, art galleries, and museums. It serves as a hub within the Middle East for commerce and trade. With a tradition of welcoming refugees and immigrants from nearby countries, Amman is a multi-cultural and multi denominational city and one of the most liberal and westernized cities in the region.
The School in the Middle East-Jordan is based at the University of Jordan, Jordan’s oldest public 4-year institution of higher education, established in 1962. With a strong emphasis on research, and a rich background in liberal arts, the University of Jordan is an excellent host for students of all academic backgrounds.
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|NOTE: Dates are approximate: Do not purchase a plane ticket until official program dates are available. Middlebury undergraduates must apply by February 1, 2014.|
|Calendar Year||2015||10/01/2014**||Rolling Admission||02/07/2015||12/18/2015|
|NOTE: NOTE: Dates are approximate: Do not purchase a plane ticket until official program dates are available. Middlebury undergraduates must apply by February 1, 2014.|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline. Some Schools Abroad will fill before the deadline.