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  • Locations: Various Locations, Outside USA
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: AMIDEAST 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Program Start Date Program End Date
Spring 2022 11/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
NOTE: Dates are subject to change. Some programs may start earlier for orientation and end later for final exams than the approximate dates listed. All dates and acceptance status MUST be verified with the host institution/affiliate BEFORE any travel arrangements are made. Participants are responsible for arranging travel to and from the program location and should wait to purchase airfare until they have been officially instructed by the Faculty Director, Affiliate, and/or Host University about the final program dates.

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Affiliate Click here for a definition of this term Home Campus: U of U: Utah Campus
Click here for a definition of this term Credit Type: Undergraduate Transfer Click here for a definition of this term Language(s) of Instruction: Arabic, English
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum Language Prerequisite: Advanced English Language Fluency, Check with Affiliate Click here for a definition of this term Field of Study: World Languages & Cultures
Click here for a definition of this term Eligibility: Good Academic & Judicial Standing, Minimum Age: 18, OPEN to ALL Majors Click here for a definition of this term Pre-departure Requirements: Learning Abroad 101, Pre-Departure Orientation, Participation Requirements for Learning Abroad, Pre-decision & Post-decision Steps, Travel Health Clearance
Click here for a definition of this term Program Cost: $$$
Program Description:

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Ahlan, Virtual!

The hybrid semester combines faculty, Arabic instructors, expert guests, host community exchange partners, opportunities to engage in community-based learning, and staff from Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, and Jordan. All courses are designed to foster collaboration among students onsite and in the virtual environment. Cultural exchange is embedded in each course and binds each program component together.

The semester is available as a whole and the students are considered a cohort, with access to fascilitated co-curricular and cultural activities. Individual courses and limited combinations of multiple courses are open for enrollment to participants not enrolled in the full semester.

Academic Overview

Students will have the option of taking:

  • Full semester (14-17 credits, inclusion in cohort activities):
  • 11 credits (8-credit Blended Arabic course plus any 3-credit course, inclusion in semester cohort activities) 
  • 6 credits (any two 3-credit courses, inclusion in semester cohort activities) 
  • One 8-credit Blended Arabic course (inclusion in semester cohort activities)
  • One 3-credit course 

The following courses will be offered: 

  • Arabic: Blended Modern Standard & Colloquial  (8 credits) is recommended
  • Colloquial Arabic (3 credits) 
  • Elective Area Studies Courses (3 credits each) taught in English in a variety of disciplines. 
  • Media Arabic (3 credits) is available as an elective

Professors from Jordan, Morocco, and Egypt will be teaching these courses, with guest lectures by Tunisian professors as part of the semester cohort activities. If you're curious to see what topics are covered or need to confirm whether a class will count for your university, please download the latest available syllabi here.