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Ahlan, Amman, Jordan


Rating: 4.8/5.0

17 Kharija al-Ashjaei - 11191 Amman - see on map

What we like about the school

  • Excellent rating of teaching quality (4.8/5.0)
  • Top rated social activities (4.8/5.0)
  • Apartment - shared / Residence accommodation very close to school
  • For chain schools: Same conditions for waiving the inscription fee also apply if the student has booked at another school of the same school chain.

What we dislike about the school

  • Cost of living in Amman is higher than in the other cities.
How we create the points regarding what we like/dislike about a school

Location: The school is located in the district of Jabal al Webdah, generally considered to be the best area of Amman. It is within walking distance of Downtown, and it is well-known among western NGO workers for the liveliness of its various centres, exhibitions, restaurants, and cafes.
  • The language school Ahlan was founded in Amman, Jordan in 2011.
  • Legal name / parent company: Ahlan World for Language Teaching
  • Tax registration ID: 262094150

Arabic Courses

General Language
Online Courses
Work & Study
Language Plus Activity
Information for all courses offered by Ahlan
Comments about courses

If there is only one student per course, the hours of the course will be 70% of the total hours as private lessons.

Lesson duration
60 minutes
School's administrative fee
50.00 US$
Course material
Generally course material is distributed free to students and will stay in student property.
Individual classes
Single individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 22 US$. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Days without class
In 2023 (including national and regional bank holidays):
- 01 Jan. 2023 - 21 Apr. 2023, 21 Apr. 2023 - 23 Apr. 2023, 01 May 2023, 25 May 2023, 27 Jun. 2023 - 01 Jul. 2023, 19 Jul. 2023, 27 Sep. 2023, 25 Dec. 2023.
School policy regarding bank holidays:Full corresponding tuition fees are reimbursed
Level test
A test to assess your exact language level takes place before the start of the course via an online form.

Lessons needed per Arabic language level

Level (CEFR)Level descriptionsLESSONS needed per levelWEEKS needed
(20 lessons per week)
A1BeginnerNo knowledge, or an understanding of only a very few basic words/phrases.A1 to A224012
A2ElementaryCan understand and speak about simple topics: i.e. family, shopping, hobbies.A2 to B148024
B1IntermediateCan speak about future and past events, give reasons and explanations for a situation.B1 to B254027
B2Higher IntermediateCan speak about abstract topics, produce clear detailed text on many subjects.B2 to C160030
C1AdvancedCan use language flexibly and effectively.C1 to C266033
C2ProfiencyCan express himself/herself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely.
Data above gives some guidance. For more details consult our page How long does it take to learn a language or reach a specific level.

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test before arrival
  • INCLUDED For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week
Note: All courses offered by Ahlan, Amman can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net at a lower price than what you pay when booking directly at the school or at the school's website. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.

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Accreditations and Quality seals
Preferential Terms in Case of Visa RefusalCIMA
Arabic teacher qualifications
100% hold a university degree
100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school)
First day of course
Students should arrive at 8:30
Combine courses at different Ahlan chain schools and save
Ahlan will charge their administration fee only once on your first booking.
Combine courses at these schools: Ahlan-Egypt (Alexandria), Ahlan (Rabat), Ahlan (Cairo). Just mention in the comments field of our online registration form that you have also booked classes at another school from the chain.
Offer for returning students
You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at Ahlan and you book here.
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
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General school facilities

  • Cafeteria

  • Kitchen for student use

  • Microwave for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Library

  • Garden

  • Balcony / terrace

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Self-study areas

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

  • Non-smoking (all indoor areas, but not all outdoor areas of school)

  • Smoking zones (outdoors)

  • Tourist information

  • Assistance with organizing transportation

  • Facilities for islamic students

    • Available area to pray at the school

    • Facilities to wash feet before praying

    • Halal food offered at the school

    • Homestay option that can prepare halal food

    • Arabic homestays available

  • Classroom equipment

    • TV in some classrooms

    • Air conditioning in all classrooms

    • Heating in all classrooms

    • Ample natural light in all classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 12
    Number of public PC workstations: 1
    Free parking (<500m)

Student Age

Minimum age of students
18 years
Average number of levels
Adult courses In summer: 8
Adult courses Throughout the year: 8
Average age of students
In summer: 22 years
Throughout the year: 26 years

Age of students

Airport transfer

Optional airport transfer
Queen Alia International Airport:
45 US$ one way
80 US$ return (both ways)
Best arrival airport is Amman Queen Alia International Airport.
More information about airports around Amman and how to get from the airport to Amman on your own here on our Amman page.

Visa Documents

Nationals from Jordan do not require a visa for travelling to Jordan and attending a language course.
Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Nationals from countries that require a visa will receive documents from the school, related to booking confirmation, which is required for the visa application.
Full payment of all fees required before school dispatches documents required for visa application
Free shipment via regular mail
Preferential cancellation terms in case of visa refusal
School agreed that students booking online on this site will benefit from preferential cancellation fees in case of visa refusal, and in this case will never exceed EUR 180.

Leisure activities

activity possible
Horse riding

Examples of leisure activities organized by the school

Adults - Paid activities

Cooking classes, calligraphy classes, trips in the surroundings of Amman, group dinners.




Rating: 4.8/5.0

Overall school rating of
Ahlan, Amman
13 authentic ratings from students who reserved with us
Overall city rating

Rating: 4.3/5.0

Location of the school

Rating: 4.9/5.0


Rating: 4.7/5.0


Rating: 4.1/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 4.8/5.0

Quality of teaching

Rating: 4.8/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 4.7/5.0


Rating: 4.0/5.0

Shared Flat (apartment)

Rating: 3.2/5.0



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    Rating: 4.8/5.0

  2. Ali Baba International Center, Amman 4.5

    Rating: 4.8/5.0

More information about Amman including climate data and events on our Amman page with a list of all 4 Arabic schools in Amman.

FAQ about Ahlan, Amman

  • If you don't want to book the transfer, you can arrive during the week and collect the keys at the school during working hours.
    Esraa Rezk, Human Resources Development from Ahlan - Apr 20, 2022
  • The accommodation Flat is the most popular among all our clients of Ahlan
  • Yes. The following courses can be attended as an absolute beginner: Modern Standard Arabic (MSA), Ahlan Linguist Package (MSA + JCA)
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Queen Alia International Airport (45 US$)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Ahlan varies from 1 students (Online One-to-One Lessons) to 8 students (Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) Intensive)
  • 100% of teachers at Ahlan hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • Ahlan offers courses from 18 years to 99. Average age is 22 during the summer and 26 for the rest of the year.

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