Middle East

2021 Summer Programs in the Middle East

Due to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions, a select number of summer 2021 programs have been suspended for the upcoming term. If you have specific program questions, please reach out to a Summer Program Advisor.


Internships in Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv University International invites you to immerse yourself in this excellent academic program while you intern in Tel Aviv, labeled the “World’s Smartest City”. This seven-week internship program is tailored to fit individual academic field and professional interests. While interning, students will receive academic credit and participate in a professional workshop specializing in career development, organizational behavior and cultural differences in the workplace. Students are required to enroll in a 3-credit academic course, Professional and Academic Development in Experiential Learning, designed to complement and enhance the internship learning experience. (3 credits; BUA 380)


CIEE Jordan Middle East Studies

Spend four weeks in Amman, Jordan in this rigorous summer program designed to help students learn about the history, culture, and politics of Jordan and the Middle East with content courses taught in English.  From an archeological survey of Jordan to an exploration of the Palestinian conflict, students gain insights into the history and culture of this complex region. In this undergraduate course, students will critically examine the complex relationship between the United States and the Arab World during the past 150 years, with particular focus on relations during the past decade. (3 credits; MES 380)

This course can apply towards the Middle East/North Africa regional concentration or the International Security and Diplomacy concentration for IR students!