• Junior, Senior
• 3.0 cumulative GPA
• 2.5 cumulative GPA required for summer program
• For the semester or year program, 5 semesters of Arabic is required. For the summer program, students with no Arabic up to 6 semesters of Arabic are eligible to apply.
• 3.3 cumulative GPA in all Arabic language courses
• Open to UW-Madison degree-seeking students only
• Good academic and disciplinary standing


Arabic & Middle Eastern studies, Arabic language, business communications, colloquial Jordanian Arabic language, communications, history, internship, literature, media studies, modern standard Arabic language.

Classroom Language



Apartments, Local Hosts

Program Duration

Academic Year: Early September – Mid-May
Fall: Early September – Mid-December
Spring: Late January – Mid-May
Summer: Early June – Mid-July

Application Deadline(s)

TermApplication Deadline
Spring 2016-17  9/30/2016
Summer 2017  2/24/2017
Fall 2017-18  2/24/2017
Year 2017-18  2/24/2017

Future durations will be posted at a later date.

Questions about this program?
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Jordan, Amman
CIEE Arabic Language in Amman

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As of Spring 2017, this UW-Madison study abroad program in Amman, Jordan has been suspended indefinitely.
Offered through CIEE, the Arabic Language in Amman program is an approved UW affiliate program. On the semester or year-long program, advanced Arabic language learners can take Arabic language courses in addition to a number of elective courses in Arabic in subjects such as business communications, history, culture, literature, and media. On the summer program, students with no Arabic up to six semesters can enroll in both Modern Standard Arabic and Colloquial Jordanian Arabic during an intensive seven-week program.

You will be working closely with both IAP and CIEE on this program. You can access the program's main information page through the CIEE website to learn more about the academics, housing, excursions and activities, and location.