Welcome to Al Akhawayn!
This program offers a diverse curriculum through direct enrollment at Al Akhawayn University (AUI), an English-language Moroccan university patterned on the American model of higher education. Students usually take 15 credits per semester and may choose from any of the course offerings listed in the AUI catalog. Students at AUI live in residence halls on the 98-acre campus in Ifrane, Morocco.
Al Akhawayn University is located in the resort community of Ifrane, nestled in the Middle Atlas Mountains. The region is known for its beautiful forests, mountains, lakes and waterfalls. Located just 60 kilometers from the historically rich imperial cities of Fez and Meknes, Ifrane is easily accessible by car, bus and taxi.
Moroccan Arabic & Culture:
This is a mandatory 1-credit orientation at the AMIDEAST center in Rabat prior to the start of the AUI semester. Students will take 15 hours of Colloquial Moroccan Arabic instruction and several lectures/activities in preparation for immersion. Students will stay with a host family for this 10-day program.