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Middlebury School in Jordan: Amman
Amman, Jordan (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Calendar Year,
Fall,
Spring
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Sponsor: Middlebury Schools Abroad 
Program Dates & Deadlines: Click here to view
Fact Sheet:
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
Advisor: Bill Mayers Subjects Offered: Arabic, Arabic Literature, History, Middle Eastern Studies, Political Science
Program Description:
Banner for Jordan

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 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
Spring 2017 10/01/2016 ** Rolling Admission 01/28/2017 05/25/2017
NOTE: Dates are approximate: Do not purchase a plane ticket until official program dates are available on the School in Jordan calendar. Middlebury undergraduates must apply by February 1, 2016.
Calendar Year 2017 10/01/2016 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants who apply in the fall or winter will be notified on February 15th of the academic year preceeding study abroad. Applicants whose applicaitons are completed after February 15th (or anytime in the fall, if they are applying to study abroad during the following spring semester) 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.