Program Details

Meet community members and visit local landmarks during an engaging three weeks of summer study in Rabat, Morocco - experiential learning is at the heart of every course. Homestay housing and cultural activities are included.
Rabat, Morocco
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:

Program Overview

Program Description:

For three weeks, explore interdisciplinary topics in Morocco's capital city of Rabat. Knowledgeable professors take students throughout the city on site visits and present guest speakers for enlightening conversations. Morocco's cultural melting pot of civilizations throughout the centuries shows that even today there are tough debates on politics, economy, religion, and society.


Students follow one course that is taught in English. Course are four credit hours.

  • Language, Identity and Nationalism in Contemporary Morocco

  • Postcolonial History of the Maghreb: Issues and Debates

  • Social Movements in the Middle East and North Africa

Academic support is available.


Cultural events and activities are included each week of the program. Take a day trip to Casablanca, learn how to write Arabic calligraphy, and cook an authentic Moroccon dish. Additionally, learn basic works and phrases of Darija, the Moroccan Arabic dialect that are commonly heard around town.


Students are paired with a host family in the historic center of the city known as the medina.


APA team members are available 24/7 throughout the program.

Setting Description:
Rabat, Morocco is situated along the Mediterranean coast of North Africa. Influenced by African, European, and Middle Eastern societies, this capital city is a unique mix of cultures.

Additional Program Information

3.0 GPA Freshman standing and above Gap years welcome
Scholarships Description:
There are two scholarships available: Social Media Leadership and Visual Media. For application requirements, award amounts, and deadlines, visit our website.

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