Ahlan wa Sahlan!
This semester/academic year program offers a diverse curriculum through direct enrollment at Al Akhawayn University (AUI), an English-language Moroccan university in Ifrane, Morocco, patterned on the American model of higher education.
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.
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.
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.
IMPORTANT NOTE FOR ALL JHU APPLICANTS
There is a dual application process for this program:
(1) Students must complete the Hopkins application by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button
(2) Students must complete the program application, which you can access on the program website.
Please make sure to abide by both the Hopkins and the program deadlines as they may be different.