Jordan (IFMSA-Jo) - Yarmouk University
LC GENERAL INFORMATION
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July, August, September
6 SCOPE STUDENTS
2 SCORE STUDENTS
One meal per working day
Students' flat
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https://www.yu.edu.jo/en/
LEOs
Bataineh Enad
OVERVIEW
Yarmouk University also abbreviated YU is a public university, comprehensive and state supported university located near city center of Irbid in northern Jordan. Since its establishment in 1976, Yarmouk University (YU) has been at the forefront of the Jordanian, Arab world and middle east universities. The University consists of 15 faculties offering 52 bachelor's degree, 64 master's degree, and 18 PhD Programs in different disciplines. The university also hosts 12 research and career centers.
UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITALS
Irbid Speciality Hospital
RESEARCH PROJECTS AND LABS
BOARDING
One meal per working day.
LODGING
Students' Flats.
TRANSPORTATION
Flats are located 10 minutes away from the hospital.
SOCIAL PROGRAM
Full social program is provided during July & August.
Each summer, IFMSA-Jo arranges a series of activities for the exchange students in Jordan. We usually have two excursions:
1. Hiking at Wadi Mujib and a visit to the Dead Sea.
2. Trip to Petra,Wadi Rum and Aqaba. Details and dates of those trips are set to include the majority of the exchange students in Jordan.
In addition to the above major trips, YU Local Committee arranges for group trips to close sites in the North of Jordan, Amman and nearby cities and sites.
MUST SEE

- Aqaba (and diving in the Red Sea).

- Wadi Rum and its amazing nights.

- Petra: one of the World's Seven Wonders!

- Dead Sea: the Lowest Point on Earth (427 meters below Sea Level)

- Mount Nebo

- Wadi Mujib 

- Eating Mansaf the traditional way is a guaranteed life time experience.

OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
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