ISA in Amman, Jordan

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Jordan: Amman


Amman is a millennia-old Middle Eastern metropolis built on a series of hills and valleys. Steeped in history, Amman boasts many historical monuments, such as the Roman Amphitheater, Herculean Temple, and Umayyad Mosque. As the capital of Jordan, the city is a hub for culture, education, business, and tourism. Amman is one of the most diverse cities in the Middle East and offers a thriving arts scene featuring film and music festivals, as well as many other opportunities for study abroad students to expand their horizons.


ISA Amman is perfect for a student seeking cultural immersion with the option to study at either Al-Ahliyya Amman University (AAU) or Princess Sumaya University for Technology. At the AAU, students can study Arabic langauge as well as courses in the social sciences, humanities, fine arts, and Middle Eastern studies taught in English. to accommodate students from a wide range of majors, which will be taken with Jordanian and international students. At Princess Sumaya University for Technology, students can study business, engineering, and information technology, all of which will be taken with Jordanian students.
The ISA office in Amman is conveniently located on the campus of Al-Ahliyya Amman University. Participants will be able to receive Arabic tutoring, cultural training and assistance with all aspects of daily life in Amman. Students who wish to travel during the program will also be able to receive travel advice from the ISA staff within the region.


Summer, Spring, Fall


Spring Early Feb to Early Jun

Degree Level

Bachelors Degree (Undergraduate)

Minimum Education

High School

Subject Areas

  • Accounting
  • Admin (hospitality, Sports)
  • Arabic
  • Archaeology
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Business
  • Business Admin. & Management
  • Business Management
  • Chemistry
  • Classical Studies
  • Comm. Science & Disorders
  • Communications
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Computer Science / It
  • Counseling
  • Criminology
  • Culinary Arts
  • Culture
  • Development Studies
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering (computer)
  • English Literature
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance
  • Global Jewish Policy
  • Government
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Sciences
  • History
  • Hospitality
  • Humanities
  • Information Systems
  • International Business
  • International Policy And Diplomacy
  • International Relations
  • Kinesiology/exercise Science
  • Languages / Linguistics
  • Law
  • Legal Studies
  • Liberal Arts
  • Literature
  • Management
  • Marketing, Ad., & Pr
  • Mathematics
  • Media And Cultural Studies
  • Media Relations
  • Medicine
  • Middle Eastern Studies
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Photography
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Public / Community Service Sciences
  • Public Health
  • Science
  • Social Policy
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Theater
  • Theater, Drama, Dance
  • Travel / Tourism
  • Web Design

Cost in US$:

Please refer to the ISA website.

Program Fees Include:

* Pre-departure advising
* Tuition at host university
* Official transcript from host university
* On-site ISA office
* Full-time ISA resident staff
* On-site cultural and academic orientation
* Airport reception and transfers
* Student Housing
* Internet access
* Tutorial assistance
* Excursions
* Cultural Activities
* Medical insurance
* Student services
* Visa support

Experience Required


This Program is open to

American Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Apartment/Flat
  • Dormitory

Participants Travel


Scholarships are Available

Please refer to the ISA website.

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Transcript
  • Physical Exam/Health Records
  • Disciplinary Clearance Form

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad
  • Job and Internship Network