• Sophomore, Junior, Senior
• 2.5 cumulative GPA
• In addition to class standing and GPA requirement, students must be in good academic standing.
• Coursework taught in English with exception of Intensive Language Study course in Arabic (MSA with a component of Jordanian Colloquial Arabic)
• Open to UW-Madison degree-seeking students only. Other students apply directly to SIT.


Arabic language, international studies, Middle East studies, political science and sociology.

Classroom Language

Arabic, English



Program Duration

Fall: Early September to Mid-December

Spring: Late January to Mid-May

Application Deadline(s)

TermApplication Deadline
Spring 2014-15  10/3/2014
Fall 2015-16  3/13/2015

Future durations will be posted at a later date.

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Jordan, Amman
SIT Modernization & Social Change

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Offered through the School for International Training (SIT) the Modernization and Social Change program is an approved UW affiliate program. On this program, you will have the opportunity to study a Modernization and Social Change seminar, intensive Arabic language study (Modern Standard with a mix of Jordanian Colloquial Arabic), a field study seminar and an independent study project

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