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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 late 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 witness the humanitarian response to the regional refugee cirisis, focusing on refugee health. Students will also get the opportunity to explore different regions of Jordan as well deepen their understanding of the effects of refugees influx to Europe during a Switzerland excursion. Coursework includes learning Arabic, the local language of Jordan.In addition to their coursework, students will partake in either an independent study project or an internship with a community organization. As a required piece of this program, students will live in 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 02/04/2025 05/19/2025