X
00:0000:00
 

Ali Baba International Center, Amman, Jordan

4.4/5

Rating: 4.4/5.0

What we like about the school

  • Top rated social activities
  • Apartment - private accommodation very close to school
  • Top rated school facilities

Ali Baba International Center

The language school Ali Baba International Center was founded in Amman, Jordan in 2005. Located in the heart of a university district which has been developed over the years to accommodate the student lifestyle. Coffee shops, supermarkets and bookstores are all within a minute’s walk from the school. Downtown Amman is just a fifteen-minute drive away. Ali Baba International Center operated previously under the name International House Amman.

The school address is: Queen Rania Street, 11941 - Amman, Jordan (see on map)

Accreditations and Quality seals

IALC Preferential Terms in Case of Visa RefusalInternational House World Organization, Vue Pearson

School Size:

Facilities

  • Cafeteria

  • Microwave for student use

  • Computer lab

  • Lounge

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Free WIFI

Classroom equipment

  • TV in all classrooms

  • Electronic whiteboard in some classrooms

  • Air conditioning in all classrooms

  • Heating in all classrooms

  • Ample natural light in all classrooms

Number of classrooms:

20

Number of public PC workstations:

40

Facilities for disabled students

  • Wheelchair access to classroom

  • Wheelchair access to reception

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Welcome dinner
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes

Course material:

Generally course material has to be purchased by the student. The costs of course material will be approximately 35 US$ per course level.

Average number of students

  • Adult courses in summer: 100
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 35

Average age of students

Average number of levels

  • Adult courses in summer: 10
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 10
  • Junior courses in summer: 10
  • Junior courses throughout the year: 10

Minimum age of students

  • 15 years

Arabic teacher qualifications

  • 100% hold a university degree

Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school):

20
10
10
5
10
5
5
10
20
5

Optional airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Queen Alia International Airport (AMM).

Queen Alia International Airport:
50 US$ pick up
100 US$ return (both ways)

Days without class

In 2020 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01 Jan. 2020, 01 May 2020, 24 May 2020, 25 May 2020, 26 May 2020, 27 May 2020, 31 Jul. 2020, 01 Aug. 2020, 02 Aug. 2020, 03 Aug. 2020, 04 Aug. 2020, 20 Aug. 2020, 29 Oct. 2020, 25 Dec. 2020.
School policy regarding bank holidays:Full corresponding tuition fees are reimbursed

Arabic Courses

General Language
See availability »
FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 16 20 24
Price in US$ 250 238 500 475 750 713 1000 950 1400 1330 1800 1710 2200 2090 2600 2470 3400 3230 4200 3990 5000 4750
Starting dates
2020: 05 Jan. 2020, 02 Feb. 2020, 01 Mar. 2020, 05 Apr. 2020, 03 May 2020, 07 Jun. 2020, 05 Jul. 2020, 09 Aug. 2020, 06 Sep. 2020, 04 Oct. 2020, 01 Nov. 2020, 29 Nov. 2020.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 16:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Brochures
Ali Baba International Center Brochure (PDF)
Reserve this course »
See availability »
FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in US$ -- -- -- 1000 950 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Starting dates
2020: 07 Jun. 2020, 05 Jul. 2020, 09 Aug. 2020.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 16:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Brochures
Ali Baba International Center Brochure (PDF)
Reserve this course »
See availability »
FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 1800 1710 -- -- --
Starting dates
2020: 07 Jun. 2020, 05 Jul. 2020.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 16:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Brochures
Ali Baba International Center Brochure (PDF)
Reserve this course »
See availability »
FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2600 2470
Starting dates
2020: 05 Jan. 2020, 05 Apr. 2020, 05 Jul. 2020, 04 Oct. 2020.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 16:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Brochures
Ali Baba International Center Brochure (PDF)
Reserve this course »
See availability »
FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2600 2470
Starting dates
2020: 07 Jun. 2020.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 16:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Brochures
Ali Baba International Center Brochure (PDF)
Reserve this course »
See availability »
FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 16
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3400 3230
Starting dates
2020: 02 Feb. 2020, 08 Sep. 2020.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 16:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Brochures
Ali Baba International Center Brochure (PDF)
Reserve this course »
See availability »
FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in US$ 500 475 1000 950 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Starting dates
2020: 05 Jan. 2020, 02 Feb. 2020, 01 Mar. 2020, 05 Apr. 2020, 03 May 2020, 07 Jun. 2020, 05 Jul. 2020, 09 Aug. 2020, 06 Sep. 2020, 04 Oct. 2020, 01 Nov. 2020, 29 Nov. 2020.
General course schedule
6 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 16:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Brochures
Ali Baba International Center Brochure (PDF)
Reserve this course »
See availability »
FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 16 20 24 28
Price in US$ 500 475 1000 950 1500 1425 2000 1900 2900 2755 3800 3610 4700 4465 7400 7030 9200 8740 11000 10450 12600 11970
Starting dates
2020: 05 Jan. 2020, 02 Feb. 2020, 01 Mar. 2020, 05 Apr. 2020, 03 May 2020, 07 Jun. 2020, 05 Jul. 2020, 09 Aug. 2020, 06 Sep. 2020, 04 Oct. 2020, 01 Nov. 2020, 29 Nov. 2020.
General course schedule
6 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 16:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Brochures
Ali Baba International Center Brochure (PDF)
Reserve this course »
See availability »
FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 16 20 24 28
Price in US$ 375 357 750 713 1125 1069 1500 1425 2150 2043 2800 2660 3450 3278 5400 5130 6700 6365 8000 7600 9100 8645
Starting dates
2020: 05 Jan. 2020, 02 Feb. 2020, 01 Mar. 2020, 05 Apr. 2020, 03 May 2020, 07 Jun. 2020, 05 Jul. 2020, 09 Aug. 2020, 06 Sep. 2020, 04 Oct. 2020, 01 Nov. 2020, 29 Nov. 2020.
General course schedule
5 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 16:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Brochures
Ali Baba International Center Brochure (PDF)
Reserve this course »
See availability »
FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in US$ 400 380 800 760 1200 1140 1600 1520 2000 1900 2400 2280 2800 2660 3200 3040 4000 3800 4800 4560 400 380
Starting dates
Every Day.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Reserve this course »
Private
See availability »
FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in US$ 300 285 600 570 900 855 1200 1140 1500 1425 1800 1710 2100 1995 2400 2280 2700 2565 3000 2850 3600 3420
Starting dates
Every Day.
General course schedule
2 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 13:55
Afternoon: 16:00  - 19:55
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Brochures
Ali Baba International Center Brochure (PDF)
Reserve this course »
See availability »
FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in US$ 450 428 900 855 1350 1283 1800 1710 2250 2138 2700 2565 3150 2993 3600 3420 4050 3848 4500 4275 5400 5130
Starting dates
Every Day.
General course schedule
3 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 15:55
Afternoon: 16:00  - 19:55
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Brochures
Ali Baba International Center Brochure (PDF)
Reserve this course »
See availability »
FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in US$ 600 570 1200 1140 1800 1710 2400 2280 3000 2850 3600 3420 4200 3990 4800 4560 5400 5130 6000 5700 7200 6840
Starting dates
Every Day.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 13:55
Afternoon: 16:00  - 19:55
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Brochures
Ali Baba International Center Brochure (PDF)
Reserve this course »
See availability »
FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in US$ 750 713 1500 1425 2250 2138 3000 2850 3750 3563 4500 4275 5250 4988 6000 5700 6750 6413 7500 7125 9000 8550
Starting dates
Every Day.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Reserve this course »
Note: All courses offered by Ali Baba International Center, Amman can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.
Lesson duration: 50 minutes
School's administrative fee: 100.00 US$
Individual classesSingle individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 30 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.
Comments about courses:School week is from Sunday to Thursday. There are no regular group lessons on Friday and Saturday. However, private customized courses can be offered on Saturdays on demand.

Accommodation

weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in US$ 250 500 750 850 1100 1350 1600 1850 2350 2850 250
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
Few families live within a walking distance from the center. Families live in different parts of Amman, and the average Taxi drive to the center from most host families is in the range 15 – 20 minutes. Due to cultural issues, only a few families accept male students, and therefore, male students may apply for this option, however, availability at the time of application may not always be guaranteed.
Price extra night:
40 US$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
20 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Phone, Daily cleaning, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, Breakfast & 1 meal, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in US$ 200 400 600 750 950 1150 1350 1500 1900 2250 200
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Apartment with bedroom, bathroom, kitchenette, small living area, air-condition or fan and desk.
Price extra night:
35 US$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
10 minutes walking
Includes:
TV, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in US$ 175 350 525 650 825 1000 1175 1300 1650 1950 175
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night:
30 US$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
10 minutes walking
Includes:
TV, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in US$ 150 300 450 550 700 850 1000 1100 1400 1650 150
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night:
25 US$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
10 minutes walking
Includes:
Bedding/linen, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 0
Other accommodation options available.

Reviews

4.4/5.0

Rating: 4.4/5.0

Location of the school

Rating: 4.2/5.0

4.2/5.0 
Organisation

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 
Facilities

Rating: 4.7/5.0

4.7/5.0 
Social activities

Rating: 4.4/5.0

4.4/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language

Rating: 4.7/5.0

4.7/5.0 
Value for money

Rating: 4.2/5.0

4.2/5.0 
Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 4.4/5.0

4.4/5.0 
Shared Flat (apartment)

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0/5.0 
Other
---
Students liked about Ali Baba International Center, Amman
I loved my teacher, the individual focus and the excursions. The facility is very clean and everyone is very courteous and professional.
Overall rating
5.0/5.0
Value for money
n/a
Detailed review
City/place
4.0/5.0
Accommodation
Homestay
4.0/5.0
Other
4.0/5.0
Shared Flat (apartment)
4.0/5.0
The hours
Overall rating
5.0/5.0
Value for money
5.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
3.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0/5.0
School organization
5.0/5.0
Social activities
5.0/5.0
Accommodation
Homestay
5.0/5.0
Other
5.0/5.0
Shared Flat (apartment)
5.0/5.0
Additional information
Other comments: Friendly staff and teachers
The courses were adapted. The teacher use perfect materials to learn the language
Overall rating
5.0/5.0
Value for money
n/a
Detailed review
City/place
5.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0/5.0
School organization
5.0/5.0
Social activities
5.0/5.0
Accommodation
Additional information
Other comments: Nice school with a complete equipment and a very friendly team
The facilities were excellent, the teaching staff was very professional.
Overall rating
4.0/5.0
Value for money
4.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
4.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0/5.0
School organization
4.0/5.0
Social activities
4.0/5.0
Accommodation
Homestay
4.0/5.0
Other
4.0/5.0
Shared Flat (apartment)
4.0/5.0
Excellent pedagogy. School with a close attention to the actual level of the students.
Overall rating
4.0/5.0
Value for money
4.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
3.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0/5.0
School organization
5.0/5.0
Social activities
3.0/5.0
Accommodation
Homestay
4.0/5.0
Other
4.0/5.0
Shared Flat (apartment)
4.0/5.0
Additional information
Insider tips about what future students should not miss: Petra, of course, but also the lower town, the Citadel, the Roman theater ..
Other comments: It is more than advisable to speak English to get explanations from teachers, at least for beginners.

Brochures

Ali Baba International Center Brochure (PDF)
 Prices (PDF)
 Prices (PDF)
 Calendar (PDF)
  (PDF)

Photos

#

School Presentation

#

Student Interviews

#

Student Interviews

#

Student Interviews

#

Student Interviews

#

Student Interviews

#

Student Interviews

#

Student Interviews

#

Student Interviews

#

Student Interviews

#

Student Interviews

#
#
#
#
#
#

Map  

Loading map content
###
Map of public transport system
Amman Public Transport Map
Other Arabic schools in Amman offering Arabic courses
  1. Ahlan, Jabal AlWebdeh

    Rating: 4.4/5.0

    4.8/5.0 
  2. Al Thuraya Arabic Language Center, swifeha

    Rating: 4.4/5.0

    5.0/5.0 

    FAQ about Ali Baba International Center, Amman

  • Arabic courses at Ali Baba International Center start at 203 US$ for 4-month College Semester Course course with 20 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Queen Alia International Airport (50 US$)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Ali Baba International Center varies from 1 students (Private lessons 10) to 10 students (Standard 20 )
  • 100% of teachers at Ali Baba International Center hold a university degree.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at Ali Baba International Center comes from Germany with a 20% representation, followed by students from USA (20%) and England (10%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • Ali Baba International Center offers courses from 0 years to 99. Average age is 21 during the summer and 28 for the rest of the year.
Calculator | Reservation
years
Starting date
Course available
Check-in date
Check-out date
+
No surprises! Course material not included.
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
Share:
"Excellent" 4.5/5
908 reviews*
* of LanguageCourse.net on Trustpilot

Travel with your friends

Facebook Share Box city image
Ali Baba International Center Amman Language School | 7 Reviews
https://www.languagecourse.net/school-ali-baba-international-center-amman.php3
Do you know someone in particular with whom you would love to explore life in Amman? Just tag them in your post to Facebook or send them a link to this page in a message or email.

Other Arabic schools

Arabic schools in Jordan
Arabic schools in the rest of the world
Comparison of all schools in Jordan
onscroll="return false;">
X
YOUR BENEFITS
Only when you reserve here
  • The most courses: 16.991 language course programmes listed. No other site worldwide has more.
  • Exclusive discounts
  • 22.044 authentic reviews of language schools
  • Free advice from our friendly language travel experts
  • Lowest price guaranteed: You pay less than when booking at the school directly or anywhere else. If you find a better rate elsewhere we will beat it.
  • Most visited website for language course reservations
  • Preferential terms for cancellation and payment
  • No agency fees

The best way to reserve your language course!

Don't just take our
word for it...
Fun stats
  • 1.000.000 US$: in course fees saved.
  • Pioneers: We were the first site to publish uncensored reviews of language schools. Established in 1999.
  • World leaders: We are the most visited independent site dedicated to language courses.
  • >20.000 facebook fans.
facebook plugin
LanguageCourse.Net reviews
Excellent 4.5from 0 to 5
908 reviews on Trustpilot
What our users have to say
  • Gabriele (39): I checked the internet a lot for language courses, but this site was the best.
  • Connie (31): I chose this site because it was the best price. The consultant was excellent and always replied to my emails promptly...
  • Attila (41): I am very satisfied. I found more relevant information on your webpage than on the school's website itself. It is the...
  • Gintas (52): I think it is hard to miss that you seem to be offering the best service in your field, with a lot of information. An...
Save money! Exclusive promotions!
Sign up to benefit from the best language course deals.
Terms & ConditionsPrivacy & CookiesImprintReview and User Content Policies