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AMIDEAST Doubles Scholarship Funds Available for Education Abroad!

In a recent decision by the AMIDEAST Board of Directors, AMIDEAST has doubled the amount of need-based scholarship funding available for US students studying abroad on AMIDEAST’s programs in the Middle East and North Africa.  The increased funding will allow the Education Abroad Department to support more students on AMIDEAST programs and to increase the amount of individual awards.  This increase in scholarship funding reflects AMIDEAST’s commitment to increasing access to study abroad in the MENA region, providing the means for more students to gain critical educational and career skills

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Summer 2016 Applications are Now Open!

AMIDEAST is excited to announce that applications for Education Abroad Programs for the Summer 2016 term are now being accepted:


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US Ambassador Encourages Study Abroad in Morocco

This month, US Ambassador to Morocco, Dwight Bush, released a video with a simple message for US students - become a citizen of the world by studying abroad in Morocco!

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Fall 2015 Blog Abroad Correspondents Announced

AMIDEAST Education Abroad is excited to announce our Fall 2015 Blog Abroad Correspondents. Three students have been selected to write about their semester studies and adventures in Amman, Jordan and Rabat, Morocco.


Area & Arabic Language Studies - Amman, Jordan

Yunqi (Val) Yang

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Semester Program Highlights: Traditional Islamic Arts in Jordan

AMIDEAST Education Abroad Programs provide unique academic opportunities for students to engage with the Middle East and North Africa region while interacting with host country nationals. In particular, the AMIDEAST Area & Arabic Language Studies Program in Jordan offers an exciting studio art course each semester. The Traditional Islamic Arts course (ART 350) allows students to learn the geometric basics of Islamic art and then apply this knowledge to a module of their choosing.

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Introducing the New Moroccan Arabic and Culture Program

AMIDEAST Education Abroad Programs is excited to announce a new short-term program opportunity in Morocco. The Moroccan Arabic & Culture program will provide students with a wonderful introduction to Moroccan culture over a three-week stay in Rabat. For students participating in a semester program in Morocco, the Moroccan Arabic and Culture program provides students with additional experience in Moroccan Arabic and in depth instruction on Moroccan culture that will prove invaluable during the rest of their study abroad experience.

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Spring 2016 Applications Now Open!

AMIDEAST is excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for the Spring 2016 term:


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AMIDEAST Education Abroad Programs Given Distinguished Place in Study Abroad Rankings

As of March 2014, AMIDEAST ranked seventh among providers of education abroad programs for Americans. Further, the Area & Arabic Language Studies Program in Rabat, Morocco, was rated fifth among individual programs in the most recent worldwide annual rankings issued by Abroad101, the oldest and largest study abroad review website. 

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