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  • Locations: Amman, Jordan
  • Program Terms: Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CET Academic Programs 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall Semester 2020 01-APR-2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
NOTE: You must submit an application to UVA and your outside program provider. The deadline above is for UVA’s application. The deadline for your outside program application may be earlier. Confirm the outside program’s application deadline on their website.

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Class Status: 1st year, 2nd year, 3rd year, 4th year, Graduate student Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.0
Click here for a definition of this term Language Requirement: 1000 level Click here for a definition of this term Open to Non-UVa Students: No
Housing: Apartment Language Courses Offered: Yes
Language of Instruction: Arabic Click here for a definition of this term Credit Type: Transfer Credit
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Island Click here for a definition of this term Tuition Payments Made To: Program Provider
Click here for a definition of this term Education Abroad Advisor: Margaret Walter Click here for a definition of this term Application Fee: Yes
Click here for a definition of this term Study Abroad Administrative Fee: Yes Click here for a definition of this term Subject Area: Arabic, Cultural Studies, Drama, Foreign Affairs, Media Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Political Science, Religious Studies, Sociology
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.


Please Note: Regions within Jordan are considered by the U.S. Department of State to be "High Risk", and/or have an advisory of "Reconsider Travel" or "Do Not Travel". Consult http://iso.virginia.edu/travel-alerts-notices-warnings and https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories.html to see if, based on your travel for university related purposes, you must submit a petition as part of your Education Abroad application per the UVA Policy on Student International Travel.