• Junior, Senior
• 3.0 cumulative GPA required; 3.3 cumulative GPA in Arabic language courses; 2.5 cumulative GPA required for summer program
• Good academic and disciplinary standing
• 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.
• Open to UW-Madison degree-seeking students only. Other students apply directly to CIEE.


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

Fall: early September to mid-December
Spring: late January to mid-May
Academic Year: early September to mid-May
Summer: early June to mid-July

Application Deadline(s)

TermApplication Deadline
Spring 2014-15  10/3/2014
Summer 2015  2/27/2015
Fall 2015-16  2/27/2015
Year 2015-16  2/27/2015

Future durations will be posted at a later date.

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Jordan, Amman
CIEE Arabic Language in Amman

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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.