A group of modern Language / French students at Yarmouk University will participate in the Le Choix Goncourt de l'Orient 2020 for Middle East University students. Le Choix Goncourt de l'Orient is a regional francophone literary award sponsored by the Goncourt Academy for French-language literature and is awarded annually by the Academy of Goncour for the author of "the best and most imaginative prose work of the year".

Nine countries will participate (Jordan, Egypt, Iraq, Iraq, Iraq, Iran, Djibouti, Sudan and Saudi Arabia), in addition to more than 20 universities. Participants from Jordan are students from four universities: Yarmouk University, Mutah University, University of Petra and Al-Zaytoonah University.

The event will be live-streamed on  FACEBOOK All students, teachers, and academic officials are allowed to follow up the event via Facebook on Tuesday 8-12-2020 at 12:00 p.m. This initiative will be covered by Destination francophonie on TV5Monde