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  • Locations: Rabat, Morocco
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: AMIDEAST 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year U of A Application Deadline U of A Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2020-2021 06/10/2020
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Rolling Admission 08/31/2020 05/08/2021
Fall 2020 06/10/2020
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Rolling Admission 08/31/2020 12/23/2020
Spring 2021 11/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2021-2022 04/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2021 04/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** If you are applying for an external program, please note the U of A application deadline listed may be different than the external program provider's application deadline.

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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Advisor: Bumpers College: Veronica Mobley, College of Architecture & Design: Brian Poepsel, College of Education & Health Professions: Veronica Mobley, College of Engineering: Brian Poepsel, Fulbright College: Katie Sabo, Walton College: Megan Hull Program Type: External
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5 Credit Hours Available: Between 12-18 Credit Hours
Area of Study: Anthropology, Arabic, French, Gender Studies, Humanities, International Relations, Middle East Studies Credit Type: Transfer Credit
Language of Instruction: Arabic, English, French Open to non-U of A students?: No
Housing Options: Homestay
Program Description:

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Bienvenue au Maroc!

Immergés dans la passionnante ville historique de Rabat, les étudiants suivront divers cours en Français sur les identités Musulmanes, Arabes, Africaines et Méditerranéennes au Maroc. Tout en améliorant leur niveau de Français dans cet environnement Francophone non européen, les étudiants approfondiront leur expérience marocaine en apprenant l'arabe parlé et exploreront le Maroc.

 

Academic Overview

  • Arabic: Blended Modern Standard & Moroccan Arabic (8 credits) is optional
  • Colloquial Moroccan Arabic (3 credits) is required if not in the 8-credit course
  • Elective Area Studies Courses (3 credits each) taught in French in a variety of disciplines including a Community-Based Learning course. Recent courses have been drawn from Francophone literature, Middle East & North Africa studies, history, political science, religion, sociology, and women's studies

 

Community-Based Learning

Every semester we offer our Community-Based Learning course. This interdisciplinary course aims at strengthening and deepening students' knowledge of the Middle East through direct experience in local organizations and a series of lectures aimed at providing the theoretical framework for studying and interacting with Moroccan society, culture, and politics.

Students will have a volunteer placement in a local organization where they are expected to spend at least five hours a week. There are also lectures/seminars to contextualize the placement, providing the opportunity to directly observe and analyze different aspects of Moroccan culture, social relations, and politics under the framework provided by the class readings and discussions.

If you're curious to see what topics are covered or need to confirm whether a class will count for your university, please download the latest available syllabi here.