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  • Locations: Amman, Jordan
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer
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  • Program Sponsor: CET Academic Programs 
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Advisor: Carol Lebold Click here for a definition of this term Who Can Apply?: UMA only - non-UMA students consult your study abroad office
Click here for a definition of this term Fields of Study: Anthropology, Arabic, Comparative Literature, History, International Relations, Journalism, Middle Eastern Studies, Political Science, Service Learning, Social Thought and Political Economy Click here for a definition of this term Program Options: Independent Study, Internship Credits, Service Learning
Click here for a definition of this term Language(s) of Instruction: Arabic, English Click here for a definition of this term Language Prerequisite: 0 College-Level Semester, 2 College-Level Semesters
Click here for a definition of this term Language Credits Available: 6 credits + Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.8
Click here for a definition of this term Program Provider: CET Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Community Service Learning, Independent Research, Int. Language Studies, Internship (Part), Language & Culture Studies, Study Abroad
Click here for a definition of this term In Classes With: Mostly International Students Click here for a definition of this term Minimum Class Standing: 1st Semester Sophomore
Program Description:

CET Jordan: Intensive Language

CET Jordan teacher whiteboard
Take intensive Arabic language courses--Modern Standard Arabic and Jordanian Dialect. During the semesters, up the ante by taking two content-based Arabic language courses as well. Jordanian roommates and language partners, and a full-time language pledge ensure that you speak Arabic only for the entire term. This program is for serious students with at least two previous semesters of university-level Arabic language study.

Your Arabic Will Improve by Leaps and Bounds.

  • Intensive Arabic language curriculum
  • Official Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) scores for a résumé or graduate school application
  • Content-based Arabic language courses during the semesters: literature, contemporary society, business, history, religion, politics
  • Full-time language pledge
  • Jordanian roommates
  • Local Arabic language partners
  • Open to students with at least 2 semesters of previous Arabic language study
Visit the CET website to apply and learn more about this program.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UMass/IPO Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 11/15/2019 ** Varies 01/20/2020 05/08/2020
NOTE: Check program website for final dates and itinerary

** Indicates rolling admissions.

If you are applying to a partner program, you must check their website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above indicates when your UMass Abroad application materials are due and the program’s deadline may be sooner.