Local faculty from the University of Jordan are hired to teach classes specifically designed for program participants in advanced language, culture, and civilization.  All students take a combination of language and content courses; Modern Standard Arabic (6 hours per week), Jordanian Colloquial Arabic (4 hours per week), and two electives courses on Jordanian and Middle Eastern culture, religion, or politics.  All classes engage students in a variety language skills (reading, writing, listening, and speaking).  More detailed course information can be found in the Course Descriptions in the left-hand menu.

  • All course work is conducted entirely in Arabic;
  • Students adhere to the Middlebury College Language Pledge;
  • Curriculum designed for high intermediate and advanced Arabic language students

Course Descriptions can be found here.