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Middle East Semester: The Fertile Crescent

Locations

Jordan: Amman, Aqaba and 2 other cities

Program Duration

3-6 Months

Term

Spring, Fall

Dates

Feb 12- May 1; Sep 12 - Dec 6

Travel Types

  • Camping
  • Cooking
  • Hiking
  • Homestay
  • Nature Tours
  • Tours
  • Trekking

Type of Programs

  • Cultural Exploration
  • Language Immersion
  • Community Service & Volunteering
  • Adventure Travel
  • Student Exchange

Languages

  • Arabic

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching

  • English
  • Arabic

Subject Areas

  • Agriculture
  • Arabic
  • Arts
  • Conflict Studies
  • Culinary Arts
  • Culture
  • Dance
  • Environmental Studies
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Foreign Language
  • Independent Study
  • International Business
  • International Policy & Diplomacy
  • International Relations
  • Interreligious & Interethnic Relations
  • Middle Eastern Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies

Cost in US$:

11,600 USD

Cost Includes:

  • Written materials abroad
  • Written materials pre-departure
  • In-country staff support
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Language instruction
  • Excursions
  • Food
  • Housing
  • Travel while in host country

Program Fees Include:

Tuition includes everything except international flight medical insurance and small personal expenses (personal calls home personal snacks aside from meals laundry services, email/internet cafes, etc.)

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Agriculture
  • Anthropology
  • Arts
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Development
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Human Rights
  • Orphans

Age Range

17-22

This Program is open to

American, European, Canadian, Australian, South African, Kiwi, Worldwide and Asian Participants.

Participants Travel

in Groups

Typically Participants Work

in Groups

Scholarships are Available

Dragons provides need-based scholarships. Any student interested in a Dragons program but unable to afford full tuition is encouraged to apply for financial assistance through our scholarship program. To receive a scholarship application, please write to the Dragons office.

Application Process Involves

  • Physical Exam/Health Records
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Letters of Reference
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

1 week