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Amman: Diplomacy & Policy Studies

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Sponsor: Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE)

Location: Amman, Jordan

Description: 

This program combines focused coursework in regional politics, diplomacy, and government; training in Modern Standard Arabic and Colloquial Jordanian Arabic; and a ten-week practicum at a local government agency, ministry, or international organization.

Terms: 

  • Fall
  • Winter/Spring

Requirements: 

Admission Info:
To apply, Northwestern students must: 

  1. Complete an NU Study Abroad Application by the appropriate deadline
  2. Complete a CIEE application by the program's deadline

Languages: English, Arabic

Language Requirements: 

3 semesters (5 quarters) or the equivalent of college-level Modern Standard Arabic.

Housing: 

 Shared apartments

Program Costs: 

Fall 2014: $24,920

Billed by Northwestern: $19,050

  • Tuition: $13,848
  • Housing: $2,600
  • CIEE insurance: $102
  • SAAF: $2,500

Estimated additional costs: $5,870

  • Participation confirmation: $300
  • Meals: $1,650
  • Airfare: $1,675
  • Books & supplies: $250
  • Personal expenses: $1,750
  • Visa: $100
  • HTH: $145