Welcome to Our Site

Welcome to ACOR in Amman, Jordan. The American Center of Oriental Research (ACOR) promotes research and publication across disciplines with a special emphasis on archaeology in the region. ACOR’s main activities include a fellowship program for scholars, archaeological excavation and restoration projects, other academic programs. Read More >>

New Brochures for ACOR

In 2013 ACOR developed a number of new promotional materials to support ongoing outreach and fundraising efforts  Please view the new brochures below.  You will also find links to download [ ... ]

ACOR Publications

Arabic for Archaeologists, prepared by Robert Schick as a revised version of Paul Lapp's original. Previous revisions by Nancy Lapp were made in in 1971 and 1990. The easy to use pocke [ ... ]

ACOR Hostel Overview

ACOR provides accommodation for scholars and students who visit and work in Jordan. These are usually double rooms and roommates are a possibility during times of high occupancy. Rooms have en [ ... ]

ACOR Library

ACOR LIBRARY HOURS & INFO:  Sunday-Thursday: 8 AM - 4 PM Saturday:  9 AM - 2 PM Closed Fridays & Holidays ************ Contact us : Tel: 06 - 5346117 Ext [ ... ]

Other Articles

News & Event

ACOR Lecture: Dr. David Graf Wed 17 September '14 @ 6 pm


Jordan Museum Special Exhibition on Petra now open

Visit the Jordan Museum to see their special Petra Exhibition. It will be on display until 17 ...


Dr. Glenn Corbett named new Associate Director of ACOR

ACOR is please to announce that Dr. Glenn Corbett has accepted the position of Associate Director ...


Dr. Christopher Tuttle named new Executive Director of CAORC

Christopher A. Tuttle, the ACOR Associate Director in Amman,will move to Washington, D.C. in July ...


Listen to Radio Interview of Dr. Barbara Porter ACOR Director

Listen to Barbara A. Porter, ACOR Director interviewed on Radio 105.9 FM Hawa Amman. This recording ...


US Scholars: Fulbright Awards to study in Jordan

Attention U.S. Scholars interested to research or study in Jordan: The Fulbright program  offer a ...


Conference "Egypt and Mediterranean Countries Through the Ages" 15-18 October 2014 in Cairo, Egypt

The Cairo University announces the first International Conference "Egypt and Mediterranean ...