Program Details

The greater North African region known as the Maghreb is a crossroads of histories and cultures, religions and geographies. Dive deeper into these societies and learn Modern Standard Arabic during the six-week program. Housing and cultural events included
Location:
Rabat, Morocco
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:

The greater North African region known as the Maghreb is a crossroads of histories and cultures, religions and geographies. Dive deeper into these societies and learn Modern Standard Arabic during the six-week Contemporary Maghreb program. APA begins with a comprehensive three-day orientation to introduce and prepare students for their upcoming term. Please visit the APA website for the program's start and end dates.

Academic Program

  • Choose two courses, taught in English:
    • *Mandatory: Modern Standard Arabic (beginner, intermediate, or advanced)
    • Gender and Sexuality in North Africa 
    • History of Colonial and Postcolonial North Africa
    • Language, Identity, and the Politics of Memory in Contemporary Morocco
    • Political Islam
    • Social Movements in the Maghreb
    Customized, individual weekly language support
  • Academic support available

Culture Package

  • Cultural events and outings
  • Conversational Darija classes

Housing

  • Homestay with daily breakfast, lunch and dinner

Extend Your Stay Two More Weeks 

Consider staying in Rabat for a total of eight weeks and volunteer at a local NGO for the last two weeks of the program.

Setting Description:
Spend the summer in sunny Rabat, Morocco located along the North African Mediterranean coast. Influenced by African, European, and Middle Eastern societies, this coastal capital city is a unique blend of cultures.
Cost:
Please visit the APA website for up-to-date program fees.

Additional Program Information

Requirements:
3.0 GPA, sophomore standing and above
Scholarships:
Yes
Scholarships Description:
Two scholarships are available: Social Media Leadership and Visual Media. For award amounts, deadlines, and the application, visit the APA website.

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