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SIT Jordan: Geopolitics, International Relations, and the Future of the Middle East

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SIT Jordan: Geopolitics, International Relations, and the Future of the Middle East

Overview

Program terms: Fall, Spring
Restrictions: Vanderbilt applicants only
Type of Program: Study Center
Costs: Budget Sheets
Academic Calendar: Similar to VU
Key Dates:
Term Application Deadline Program Dates
Fall 2020 02/10/2020 To be determined

In this study center program, students will learn about Middle Eastern politics, shifting power configuratipns, and efforts to promote peace and global security. Coursework also includes learning the area's native language, Arabic. In addition to their coursework, students will partake in either an independent study project or an internship with a community organization. The program-sponsored excursions will take students to other areas of Jordan or to neighboring countries in the region to provide comparative lens for learning. As a required piece of this program, students will live in West Amman with a host family and immerse themselves in the day-to-day life of a typical Arab home.

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Fact Sheet

Housing: Homestay, Hostel/Hotel
Minimum GPA: 2.7
Language of Instruction: Arabic, English
Language prerequisite: No
Additional prerequisites: N/A
Costs: Budget Sheets
Student contacts: Peer alumni

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