Program Spotlight: Jordan

October 1, 2016

Learn more about our Jordan: History, Politics, and Arabic Language in this #TravelTuesday Program Spotlight.

When: 4 weeks, June 27–July 27.

Where: Amman, Petra, Aqaba, Bedouin Host Community.

What: City Stay, Homestay, Language Classes, Language Immersion, Outdoor Activities, Rural Stay


Quickly deepen your immersion in Jordanian culture as you commence your Amman homestay experience. For four weeks, you will gain tremendous insights into Jordan’s culture and daily life, and you can take advantage of around-the-clock opportunities and real-world situations to practice, with your host family and neighbors, the language you’re learning in the classroom. Receive a total of 40 hours of formal Arabic language instruction in small classes composed of Experiment participants only.

Expand your understanding and knowledge of present-day Jordan through thematic workshops and discussions on Jordanian politics, Islam, democracy, human rights, the role of refugees, and multiculturalism. Experience firsthand ongoing debates surrounding Jordan’s environmental and natural resource challenges. Through cultural activities, such as tea nights and cooking classes, take part in Jordan’s culinary culture.

Continue advancing your Arabic while exploring Jordan’s ancient history and present-day resources, cultures, and communities outside of Amman. Spend time with a Bedouin community, one of Jordan’s most distinct and well-known groups. Visit the Dead Sea, the most spectacular natural landscape in Jordan. Explore Petra, a treasure of the ancient world and a UNESCO World Heritage site, and visit the Rocky Mountains of Wadi Rum. This immersive high school summer abroad program begins and concludes in Amman.

If you are interested in this program, go to to start your application!

We also have a discount of $600 if you enroll before Friday, October 14th! Get your apps in today!