SIT Jordan: Geopolitics, International Relations, and the Future of the Middle East | Study Abroad | Yale University
Career Strategy Fellowships Study Abroad Summer Session MyCIPE

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

You are here

Program Information

Location

Amman, Jordan

Terms

Fall, Spring

Languages

English, Arabic

Minimum Language Requirement

None; however, you must take the host language as one of your courses.

Areas of Focus

Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences

Structure

Field-Based

Description

On this program, you will learn about the Middle East’s politics, shifting power configurations, and efforts to promote peace and global security from Jordan, a peace broker in the region. You will examine how geography shapes politics, shifts power, and impacts international relations in the Middle East. You will also consider the impact of Palestinian, Iraqi, and Syrian immigrants and refugees, who now make up more than two thirds of the nation’s population. You will learn or greatly advance your listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in Modern Standard Arabic.

 

 

Learn More

Detailed information about this program, including courses, housing, and fees, is available on the program website.

In order to study abroad for credit, you must complete two applications. You will need to both apply to your program for admission (via the program website) and apply to Yale for approval to receive credit.

 
Program Website Apply for Credit