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Swiss film “Free Men” on the issue of death penalty to be screened in Amman

23.02.2020 — Press release Jordan
The documentary film “Free Men” (2018) by Swiss director Anne-Frédérique Widmann illustrates the story of inmate Kenneth Reams in Arkansas (US), sentenced to death at the age of 18 and in solitary confinement for the last 25 years. Presented by the Embassy of Switzerland in Jordan in collaboration with the Royal Film Commission on 26 February 2020 at 19.00 hrs at the Rainbow Theater in Amman, the screening will be followed by a panel discussion on the issue of capital punishment in presence of the film director as well as a reception. Free entrance.



Call for Projects – 2020

08.01.2020 — Position Jordan

The Embassy of Switzerland in Amman, accredited to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the Republic of Iraq, has the honour to inform you that it hereby launches within its “small grants program 2020” a call for projects in the fields of 

  • Freedom of expression and association;
  • Protection and empowerment of women (economic empowerment);
  • Promotion of due process, fight against impunity and death penalty. 


Peace by transparency - 13th Defence Attaché orientation course for military officers, diplomats and senior officials in the mena region.

27.10.2019 — Press release Jordan
For the 13th year, the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GSCP) in cooperation with the Royal Jordanian National Defence College (RJNDC), will hold their orientation course for Military Officers, Diplomats and Senior Officials involved in Defence, Diplomacy and International Relations in Amman, Jordan. This is also with the support of the Embassy of Switzerland in Jordan. 


Swiss Theatre Academy to perform in Amman during this year’s Week of the Italian Language

17.10.2019 — Press release Jordan

The Embassy of Switzerland in Jordan is inviting the Dimitri Theatre Academy to Jordan in the context of this year’s Week of the Italian Language in the World. The Swiss actor Michele Rezzonico will perform his latest piece called “YouToBe” together with Clarinetist Simone Mauri at Al Shams Theatre on 27 October 2019. The group will also hold workshops in Amman and Za’atari Refugee Camp under the artistic direction of Daniel Bausch, Vice-Dean of the Academy. This project is part of a regional tour, including performances in Beirut, Jerusalem and Ramallah.




Academic Intern - Diplomatic Affairs Section

15.01.2019 — Press release Jordan
Are you curious about Swiss diplomacy? Do you enjoy working on communication issues and reporting on political, economic and social affairs? Would you like to put into practice your skills in a challenging environment like the Middle East? If so, please apply for this paid internship with the Embassy of Switzerland in Jordan by sending your CV, a letter of motivation and other relevant to documents.




University of Geneva offers an opportunity to study translation from English and French into Arabic.

05.12.2018 — Jordan

The Embassy of Switzerland in Jordan has the pleasure to announce that The Arabic Unit at the Faculty of Translation and Interpreting – University of Geneva offers the opportunity for students all over the world to study translation from English and French into Arabic.

The Arabic Unit offers a BA in Multilingual Communication face-to-face or remotely as well as M.A. in Translation.

Please find attached announcements for registration dates for all students who might be interested in studying translation.

The University will answer all students’ questions via the following :

•       E-mail: Arabe-fti@unige.ch

•       Skype: Unité d’Arabe

•       Facebook https://fr-fr.facebook.com/unite.arabe.fti/


Scholarship announcement at the University of Fribourg

03.12.2018 — Local news Jordan
The Embassy of Switzerland in Jordan has the pleasure to announce that the University of Fribourg will be granting the two types of scholarships for the academic year 2019/2020: A short stay for young researches who have a Doctoral Thesis in progress (4 months) and a short stay for young researches at Post-Doctoral level (1-3 months).

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