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AALIM is the Arab American Language Institute in Morocco, a language and cultural center based in Meknes, Morocco, accredited by the Moroccan Ministry of Education, and with US offices in Virginia. AALIM offers all levels of Arabic study (beginning, inte
Location:
Meknes, Morocco
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer, Year Round

Program Overview

Program Description:
AALIM is the Arab American Language Institute in Morocco, a language and cultural center based in Meknes, Morocco, accredited by the Moroccan Ministry of Education, and with US offices in Virginia. AALIM offers all levels of Arabic study (beginning, intermediate, high intermediate, advanced and very advanced) throughout the year. AALIM teaches both Modern Standard Arabic and the Moroccan dialect (Darija). A program of North African Culture courses is taught in MSA, Darija, or English and incorporates real-life experiences and independent student activities. In addition, the Institute offers Middle East Studies courses as well as cultural discovery programs and other special programs, including conferences and seminars. Programs run all year, all levels. Host family housing available.

AALIM is the Arab American Language Institute in Morocco, a language and cultural center based in Meknes, Morocco, accredited by the Moroccan Ministry of Education, and with US offices in Virginia. AALIM offers all levels of Arabic study (beginning, intermediate, high intermediate, advanced and very advanced) throughout the year. AALIM teaches both Modern Standard Arabic and the Moroccan dialect (Darija). A program of North African Culture courses is taught in MSA, Darija, or English and incorporates real-life experiences and independent student activities. In addition, the Institute offers Middle East Studies courses as well as cultural discovery programs and other special programs, including conferences and seminars. Programs run all year, all levels.

Please note that program prices include many things besides classroom hours. The list follows the schedule. 2016 Programs begin on June 6. Four week program (80 hours of classroom instruction) for $ 2,900; Six week program (120 hours) for $ 3,900; Eight week program from J(160 hours) for $ 4,900; Ten week program (200 hours) for $ 6,100 and Twelve week program from (240 hours) for $ 7,200. The Semester Programs are $9,490 for intensive coursework, please contact us for dates. Fall semester begins early September; spring semester begins in January. AALIM’s fees include — Orientation session — Placement exam — Tuition (4 class hours per day) — Teaching assistant outside class — Certificate of study — Documentation for credits — Lodging ?? 2 meals per weekday — Day trips and outings — Farewell dinner party with music — Lecture series — Cultural activities. All levels of Modern Standard Arabic and Moroccan Dialect.
Setting Description:
The AALIM Institute in Meknes, Morocco is located just inside the walls of the old city, the historic Medina, in a newly renovated riad, or small palace. The building has been remodeled by the finest Moroccan craftsmen, while at the same time incorporating the modern conveniences necessary to our goal of providing high quality educational programs that satisfy American standards. Classrooms are well-lit and provided with Arabic TV capability, wifi is available, CD and DVD players are furnished. Electricity is up to standard, and air-conditioning has been installed, as well as hot water and modern toilet facilities. The area around the riad is typical of the traditional Moroccan city, with narrow shady streets and almost exclusively pedestrian traffic. The institute is accessible, however, by car or taxi if necessary. It is located in direct proximity to an entrance to the Medina, which faces a verdant zoological park. The AALIM Center is also only a short walk or taxi ride from the m
Cost:
4 week summer $2,900 6 week summer $3,900 8 week summer $4,900 10 week summer $6,100 12 week summer $7,200 Semester $9,490

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