Jordan: Refugees, Health, and Humanitarian Action

SIT offers accredited, field-based study abroad programs in more than 30 countries worldwide.

Jordan: Refugees, Health, and Humanitarian Action

This program addresses the political, social, cultural, and economic factors behind the influx of refugees to Jordan, as well as the effects of this influx on host communities. Through field visits and on-site lectures, you will learn firsthand the priorities, principles, rights, and duties governing humanitarian action, in addition to the challenges UN agencies, international relief organizations, and Jordan’s government face in both emergency and post-emergency phases. The program's excursion to Switzerland will allow you to compare and contrast the humanitarian response to Syrian refugees and the challenges refugees and host communities face in the contexts of two countries. Please visit our website for more information.

Subjects

  • Arabic
  • Middle Eastern Studies
  • Public Health
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Occupational, Environ. Health
  • Interreligious / Interethnic Relations
  • Refugee Studies
  • Political Science
  • Animal Science

Related Programs

sfk_Rachel Edelman teaching.jpg

South Africa: Education and Social Change

This summer program examines the role of education in South Africa in the context of the country’s historical circumstances, contemporary public policy, and social and economic development. Students typically spend time at primary and secondary schools as well as adult educational centers in urban and rural KwaZulu-Natal. Excursion and homestays provide students with the opportunity to compare educational approaches in different locations within the country. Please visit our website for more information.

SIT Study Abroad

PO Box 676, Brattleboro, VT 05301

BRR_Capoeira_2.jpg

Brazil: Social Innovation and Community Development

Please visit our website for more information. This program looks at socioeconomic conditions and the impact of local development efforts and public policy on lives and livelihoods in northeastern Brazil. You will interact with different ethnic groups, including indigenous and Afro-Brazilian populations, to gain insight into the challenges and benefits of implementing social change within a multicultural environment.

SIT Study Abroad

PO Box 676, Brattleboro, VT 05301

Terms & Conditions   Privacy Policy