Amman- 28 November 2017

The fourth batch of the “Arabic Language and Culture” (ALC) German students have participated in several activities and field trips during the past few weeks.

These activities are related to their weekly topics of study and the main target is to introduce the students to the Jordanian heritage and culture in a closer manner.

On one day, the students went on a visit to the Jordan Museum to discover more about the Jordanian history and culture, and on another they were invited by The Jordan River foundation to attend a lecture on the Jordanian women role in society. The students also visited   the Museum of Parliamentary Life where they were welcomed by Dr. Maher Nafash, director of the Museum.

The students received rich information on the Museum history and sections and on its aim to highlight the efforts exerted by the Hashemite leadership over the past decades in establishing and building Jordan.

On the same day, the students also visited the National Library of Jordan where they were welcomed by Dr. Amjad Faouri and his team and after that they spent some time with the team of the Royal Cultural Center.

On another level, two guest speakers; her Excellency Ms. Naseemah Al Fakheri and Dr. Ziad Abu Laban were invited to deliver speeches related to the weekly topics of the study program.

The students have been on two trips; one to Wadi Rum and Petra and the other on Al Hijaz Railway.

Other activities and trips will take place during the months of December and January.

The fourth batch of the “Arabic Language and Culture” (ALC) started their study program at the Consultation and Training Centre on October 1st,2017. The students came from 11 different German Universities and are staying for a whole semester at the GJU.

The program was initiated by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and established by the German Jordanian University (GJU) in 2014.