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Cairo, Egypt

Students will live with host families in Cairo. There will be multiple excursions per semester.

The fall semester starts in late August and runs until mid-December. The spring semester beings in mid-January and runs until early May.     

Area & Arabic Language Studies

Academic Overview:

  • Colloquial Egyptian Arabic (3 credits) - required
  • Modern Standard Arabic (5 credits) - recommended
  • Elective Area Studies Courses taught in English, including a Community-based Learning option. Recent courses have been drawn from Middle East & North Africa Studies, History, Political Science,
    Sociology & Egyptology 
  • Media Arabic (3 credits) is also available as an elective
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Area & Arabic Language Studies

Academic Overview:

  • Colloquial Jordanian Arabic (3 credits) - required
  • Modern Standard Arabic (5 credits) - recommended
  • Elective Area Studies Courses taught in English, including a Community-based Learning option. Recent courses have been drawn from Art, History, Political Science, Sociology & Women's Studies
  • Media Arabic (3 credits) is also available as an elective 

Amman, Jordan

Students can live with host families or in AMIDEAST-provided apartments. There will be multiple excursions per semester, including to Wadi Rum & Petra.

The fall semester starts in late August and runs until mid-December. The spring semester beings in mid-January and runs until early May.                    

 
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Area & Arabic Language Studies

Academic Overview:

  • Colloquial Moroccan Arabic (3 credits) - required
  • Modern Standard Arabic (5 credits) - recommended
  • Elective Area Studies Courses taught in English, including a Community-based Learning option. Recent courses have been drawn from Middle East & North African Studies, History, Political Science, Religion, Sociology, Women's Studies, and Amazigh Studies
  • Media Arabic (3 credits) is also available as an elective

Rabat, Morocco

Students live with host families. There will be multiple excursions per semester; recent trips have included Fez and Marrakech.

The fall semester starts in late August and runs until mid-December. The spring semester beings in mid-January and runs until early May.