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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Advisor: Carmeisha Huckleby (33374) Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.7
Language of Instruction: Arabic, English Language Prerequisite: No
Click here for a definition of this term Housing: Homestay, Hostel/Hotel Program Provider: SIT
Click here for a definition of this term Area(s) of Study: Diverse studies available (see below) Fall Calendar: Early September to mid-December
Spring Calendar: Late January to mid-May Restrictions: Vanderbilt undergraduates only
Type of Program: Study Center Academic Calendar: Similar to VU
Additional Prerequisites: N/A Application Deadline: Spring Deadline 1
Program Description:

In this study center program, students will learn about Middle Eastern politics, shifting power configurations, and efforts to promote peace and global security. Coursework also includes learning the area's native language, Arabic. In addition to their coursework, students will partake in either an independent study project or an internship with a community organization. The program-sponsored excursions will take students to other areas of Jordan or to neighboring countries in the region to provide comparative lens for learning. As a required piece of this program, students will live in West Amman with a host family and immerse themselves in the day-to-day life of a typical Arab home.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Review Begins Start Date End Date
Spring 2025 08/28/2024 08/29/2024 01/27/2025 05/11/2025