Study Abroad in Jordan

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Study in Jordan and immerse yourself in the language and culture of the Middle East.

Home to significant archeological, historical, and religious sites, Jordan is your gateway into the Middle East. Whether you want to enroll in Arabic language courses, gain insight into Jordanian culture and traditions, or experience life abroad in an Islamic country, studying abroad in Jordan offers something that every student can enjoy. 

You’ll be in Amman, Jordan’s capital city, a secure and hospitable home to inhabitants from all over the Middle East that provides a stable environment for students to learn about the region. Choose one of CIEE’s study abroad programs in Jordan and complete an Arabic language program, study Jordanian culture and diplomacy, and learn about the history, politics, and influence of the Middle East. 

With homestays, peer language assistants, volunteer opportunities, and excursions to local and regional sites, CIEE study abroad in Jordan offers a remarkably immersive experience for students looking for adventure!

Study Abroad Programs in Jordan

Studying Abroad in Jordan Experiences

  • "The program gave me a lot of flexibilty for independent travel, the cultural activities were great, the staff were always helpful, and the courses were a great contribution to my undergrad education."

    Natalie P., Macalester College
  • "CIEE has made for a really incredible study abroad experience with a lot of fun events and very little complications with anything."

    Brian B., University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus
  • "The whole CIEE team from staff to professors conduct themselves very professionally and are student oriented 100 percent. I really love and appreciate this great learning experience and I thank everyone in CIEE for helping me grow as a human being in this beautiful and special learning journey."

    Gloria R., The University of Texas at El Paso
  • "All CIEE personnel I have interacted with have been incredibly helpful and kind. Everything from my application to arrival and coursework were as smooth and well-handled as I could have hoped for. I had excellent instructors and a great experience in my courses. The cultural activities were also amazing and added to my time in Jordan."

    Robert S., United States Naval Academy

Frequently Asked Questions


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With the opportunity to study Arabic language, explore multiple UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and learn about Jordanian people, customs, and traditions, Jordan is one of the best places to study abroad in the Middle East. A small, complex country that’s often misunderstood, Jordan is home to some of humanity’s most ancient monuments and significant destinations, including the historic town of Petra, the Dead Sea, and the Wadi Rum Reserve, making it a fascinating study abroad destination.


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Yes, Jordan is relatively safe to study abroad and is actually one of the safest countries in the Middle East for foreigners. As with any study abroad destination, we advise students to educate themselves on cultural differences, stay aware of their surroundings, and travel in groups when possible.

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