Summer Programs

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Summer Intensive Arabic

Summer Intensive Arabic is offered in both Amman, Jordan and Rabat, Morocco. There are two 4-week sessions, so students can choose to spend one or two months living and studying abroad.

All students take Modern Standard Arabic (5 credits/session) and Colloquial Arabic (1 credit/session), for a total of 6 credits per session. Classes meet five hours per day, five days per week. Session 1 runs from mid-June to mid-July and Session 2 runs from mid-July to mid-August.

Wonder what a typical day in this program is like? Check out this blog post!

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Action AMIDEAST:  Social Innovation Abroad

This six-week, six-credit program allows students to engage in community-based learning in a Tunisian workplace. Based on background, students will be placed with various organizations, from politics to civil society. Placements can be completed in English, French, or Arabic. The program includes a Tunisian Colloquial Arabic course (1 credit) and the Community-based Learning course (5 credits). The program runs from late June to early August.


Conflict & the Struggle for Peace: Explorations in Ireland & the Middle East

Organized by the Foundation for International Education (FIE) in cooperation with AMIDEAST, students begin the program in Dublin, Ireland and travel to Derry, Northern Ireland to contextualize theory on peace and conflict resolution. The second part of the program is in Amman, Jordan where students will look at a variety of conflicts in the Middle East context. This program runs early June to mid-July. Students will also have the option of adding the second session of Summer Intensive Arabic. All applicants must go through the FIE online portal.