Middle East and North Africa

Egypt

American University In Cairo

Why study in Egypt?

·      Oldest and most populous Arab nation in the Middle East

·      Intensive study of Modern Standard Arabic and Egyptian Colloquial Arabic

·      Comprehensive university with courses available in all subject areas

·      Study in English, together with Egyptian and international students from many countries

·      Open to all majors and may be of particular interest in these subject areas:

 Anthropology

 Arabic

Economics

Egyptology

Global Development Studies

History

International Relations

Islamic Art and Architecture

Linguistics

Middle East Area Studies

Political Science

Religious Studies

Sociology

Sciences

Language of instruction: English

Calendar:  Fall or spring semester

Prerequisites:  Minimum of one semester of Arabic.  Coursework relevant to Middle East region recommended. 

To obtain advising about the program as an academic choice:
Campus Program Advisers:
Professor Elfenbein Steiner 201
Professor Prevost   Mears 306
Professor Youssef  ARH 217C

For specific questions about how the program operates:
American University in Cairo | 212-730-8800 |aucegypt[at]aucnyo[dot]edu

Students often also consider the following options:
AMIDEAST: Area and Arabic Language Studies in Jordan
AMIDEAST: Area and Arabic Language Studies in Morocco
AMIDEAST: Area and Arabic Language Studies in Oman
Syracuse University Abroad in Istanbul

 

AMIDEAST:  Area and Arabic Language Studies in Egypt

Why study in Egypt?

·      Oldest and most populous Arab nation in the Middle East

·      Intensive study of Modern Standard Arabic and Egyptian Colloquial Arabic

·      Courses in anthropology, economic development, Egyptian art and architecture, history, international relations, politics. religion, sociology

 

·      Open to all majors and may be of particular interest in these subject areas:

Anthropology
Arabic
Economics
Egyptology
Global Development Studies
History
International Relations
Linguistics
Middle East Area Studies
Political Science
Religious Studies
Sociology
Women’s Studies
 

Language of instruction: English

Calendar:  Fall or spring semester

Prerequisites:  Minimum of one semester of Arabic.  Coursework relevant to Middle East region recommended. 

To obtain advising about the program as an academic choice:
Campus Program Advisers:
Professor Elfenbein Steiner 201
Professor Prevost   Mears 306
Professor Youssef  ARH 217C

For specific questions about how the program operates:
AMIDEAST Education Abroad in Egypt | 202 -776-9600 | inquiries[at]amideast[dot]org

Students often also consider the following options:
AMIDEAST: Area and Arabic Language Studies in Jordan
AMIDEAST: Area and Arabic Language Studies in Morocco
AMIDEAST: Area and Arabic Language Studies in Oman

Israel

Jerusalem - The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (IFSA-Butler)

 

Jordan

Amman – ACM - Middle East and Arabic Language Studies

Associated Colleges of the Midwest: Middle East and Arabic Language Studies in Jordan

Why study in Jordan?

·      Shares borders with Iraq, Israel, Palestine and Saudi Arabia

·      One of two Arab countries to have open borders with Israel

·      Intensive study of Modern Standard Arabic and Jordanian Colloquial Arabic

·      Courses in art, anthropology, development studies, environmental studies, history, international relations, politics. religion, sociology, and women’s studies

·      Independent study project

 

·      Open to all majors and may be of particular interest in these subject areas:

 

Anthropology
Arabic
Art
Economics
Environmental Studies
Global Development Studies
History
International Relations
Linguistics
Middle East Area Studies
Political Science
Religious Studies
Sociology
Women’s Studies
 

 

Language of instruction: English

Calendar:  Fall only

Prerequisites:  Minimum of one semester of Arabic.  Coursework relevant to Middle East region recommended. 

To obtain advising about the program as an academic choice:
Campus Program Advisers:
Professor Elfenbein Steiner 201
Professor Prevost   Mears 306
Professor Youssef  ARH 217C

For specific questions about how the program operates:
Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM) | 312 -263-5000 | acm[at]acm[dot]edu

Students often also consider the following options:
AMIDEAST: Area and Arabic Language Studies in Jordan or Egypt
AMIDEAST: Area and Arabic Language Studies in Morocco
AMIDEAST: Area and Arabic Language Studies in Oman

Amman – AMIDEAST - Area and Arabic Language Studies

AMIDEAST:  Area and Arabic Language Studies in Jordan

Why study in Jordan?

·      Shares borders with Iraq, Israel, Palestine and Saudi Arabia

·      One of two Arab countries to have open borders with Israel,

·      Intensive study of Modern Standard Arabic and Jordanian Colloquial Arabic

·      Courses in art, anthropology, development studies, environmental studies, history, international relations, politics. religion, sociology, and women’s studies

 

·      Open to all majors and may be of particular interest in these subject areas:

 

Anthropology
Arabic
Art
Economics
Environmental Studies
Global Development Studies
History
International Relations
Linguistics
Middle East Area Studies
Political Science
Religious Studies
Sociology
Women’s Studies
 

 

Language of instruction: English

Calendar:  Fall or spring

Prerequisites:  Minimum of one semester of Arabic.  Coursework relevant to Middle East region recommended. 

To obtain advising about the program as an academic choice:
Campus Program Advisers:
Professor Elfenbein Steiner 201
Professor Prevost   Mears 306
Professor Youssef  ARH 217C

For specific questions about how the program operates:
AMIDEAST Education Abroad in Jordan | 202 -776-9600 | inquiries[at]amideast[dot]org

Students often also consider the following options:
AMIDEAST: Area and Arabic Language Studies in Egypt
AMIDEAST: Area and Arabic Language Studies in Morocco
AMIDEAST: Area and Arabic Language Studies in Oman

Morocco:

Rabat - AMIDEAST Area and Arabic Language Studies

AMIDEAST Area and Arabic Language Studies in Morocco

Why study in Morocco?

·      Historic crossroads of Arabic, African, Berber, and  European cultures

·      Intensive study of Modern Standard and Moroccan Colloquial Arabic

·      Courses in literature, history, anthropology, politics. religion, and gender studies

·      Study of economic development together with internship opportunities

 

·      Open to all majors and may be of particular interest in these subject areas:

 
 Anthropology
Arabic
Economics
French
Global Development Studies
History
North African and Mediterranean Area Studies
Political Science
Sociology
 

 

Language of instruction: English (courses also available in French)

Calendar:  Fall or spring

Prerequisites:  Minimum of one semester of Arabic. French recommended.  

Coursework relevant to the North African region recommended. 

To obtain advising about the program as an academic choice:
Campus Program Advisers:
Professor Ireland    ARH 330D
Professor Youssef  ARH 217C

For specific questions about how the program operates:
AMIDEAST Education Abroad in Morocco | 202 -776-9600 | inquiries[at]amideast[dot]org

Students often also consider the following options:
AMIDEAST Regional Studies in French Program in Morocco
AMIDEAST Area and Arabic Language Studies in Egypt, Jordan or Oman

Rabat - AMIDEAST: Regional Studies in French

AMIDEAST:  Regional Studies in French in Morocco

Why study in Morocco?

·      Historic crossroads of Arabic, African, Berber, and  European cultures

·      Intensive study of French, Modern Standard Arabic and/or Moroccan Colloquial Arabic

·      Courses in literature, history, anthropology, politics. religion, women’s studies,

film studies, and economic development

 

·      Open to all majors and may be of particular interest in these subject areas:

 

 

 Anthropology
Arabic
Economics
French
Global Development Studies
History
North African and Mediterranean Area Studies
Political Science
Sociology
 

Language of instruction: French

Calendar:  Fall or spring semester

Prerequisites:  300-level French.  Coursework on North African region recommended. 

To obtain advising about the program as an academic choice:
Campus Program Advisers:
Professor Ireland    ARH 330D
Professor Youssef  ARH 217C

For specific questions about how the program operates:
AMIDEAST Education Abroad in Morocco | 202 -776-9600 | inquiries[at]amideast[dot]org

Students often also consider the following OCS options:
American University Center of Provence (AUCP): Marseille, France

Oman

AMIDEAST Area and Arabic Language Studies

AMIDEAST:  Area and Arabic Language Studies in Oman

Why study in Oman?

·      Opportunity to study in the  key geo-political region of the Arab Gulf

·      Ancient multi-cultural center of maritime trade extending from East Asia to East Africa

·      Intensive study of Modern Standard Arabic and Omani Colloquial Arabic

·      Courses in anthropology, development studies, history, international relations, politics, religion, sociology, and women’s studies

 

·      Open to all majors and may be of particular interest in these subject areas:

 

Anthropology
Arabic
Economics
Environmental Studies
Global Development Studies
History
International Relations
Linguistics
Gulf and Indian Ocean Studies
Political Science
Religious Studies
Sociology
Women’s Studies
 

 

Language of instruction: English

Calendar:  Fall or spring semester.

Prerequisites:  Minimum of one semester of Arabic.  Coursework relevant to Middle East and Arab Gulf region recommended. 

To obtain advising about the program as an academic choice:
Campus Program Advisers:
Professor Elfenbein Steiner 201
Professor Prevost   Mears 306
Professor Youssef  ARH 217C

For specific questions about how the program operates:
AMIDEAST Education Abroad in Oman | 202 -776-9600 | inquiries[at]amideast[dot]org

Students often also consider the following options:
AMIDEAST: Area and Arabic Language Studies in Jordan or Egypt
AMIDEAST: Area and Arabic Language Studies in Morocco

Turkey

Istanbul - Duke University in Istanbul (Spring)

Duke in Istanbul  offers students an opportunity for cultural immersion in one of the most highly ranked universities in Turkey in classes with Turkish students while benefiting from courses and extensive field trips and activities offered by Duke University.

Why study in Istanbul?

  • Crossroads of European, Middle Eastern and Central Asian cultures 
  • Emphasis on cultural, historical, social, political, and religious dimensions of region 
  • Historic capital of Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman empires 
  • Opportunity to study in English at Turkish university

Advisor(s):
Professor Kamp, (Anthropology) Goodnow 208
Professor Roberts, (Religious Studies) Steiner 203
Professor Sala, (Political Science) Carnegie 312
Richard Bright (OCS Director) Macy 108
Eligibility: Open to all majors
Related Fields of Study
Anthropology
Art History
History
Political Science
Religious Studies
Sociology
Website: Program Website

Istanbul - Syracuse in Istanbul

Program Summary will be posted soon.
Advisor(s):
Professor Kamp, (Anthropology) Goodnow 208
Richard Bright (OCS Director) Macy 108
Jonathan Larson, (OCS Assistant Director) Macy 107
Eligibility: Open to all majors
Related Fields of Study
Anthropology
Humanities
Social Studies
Sciences
Website: Program Website