Opened on March 1st 2005, the American Corner at the University of
Jordan serves the community of students and academics in their
pursuit of knowledge concerning the various aspects of American
culture. The basic function of American Corners is to make
information regarding America accessible to foreign communities.
American Corners are dedicated to the study and analysis of American
culture. Students and observers of American culture alike are given
insight not only into the political and economic aspects but also
into a more comprehensive view that includes music, sport and Art.
Corner offers many services to students and instructors alike. Most
importantly, it strives to establish productive links with various
faculties such as the Faculty of Arts. In that regard, both the
American Studies program and the English department are crucial to
the Corner. Communication and cooperation are integral if the Corner
is to fulfill its functions effectively. The services offered at the
to read important resource books and journal articles and inspects
the contents of several CDs and DVDs. Upon request, students can
photocopy any needed material. They also receive help from a
qualified staff in locating information and providing access to
recent research on important topics. This is especially invaluable
to graduate students who are preparing for an MA in American
The Korean Studies Unit
setting up of the Korean Studies Unit was
supported by the Korean Embassy and LG. It includes advanced
audio-visual material, educational technologies, books and
periodicals about Korea in Korean, English, and Arabic.
Korean Studies Unit is the latest addition to LC. It aims to
introduce the Korean culture to all the UJ community, students and
faculty members, especially those students who are studying the
Korean language or those who are doing research on Korea.
The Italian Corner