Arabic Language and Culture

 Why study Arabic ?

the image shows how classes take place: in a very interactive way

students at classroom

Arabic’s importance is on the rise in today.  It is an official language of the United Nations. Trade between the America, Europe, other continents and Arabic-speaking nations highlights its significance. Proficiency in Arabic opens doors in various fields. . Learning Arabic offers a rich cultural experience and insight into a diverse civilization. studying Arabic in Morocco provides a unique cultural immersion. This impresses future employers with your openness to new perspectives.

 Summer Program schedule

9-13h00: classes

14h00-15h00: Lectures (History, demography, religions, women empowerment)

15h00-17h00: Optional activities (surf, kayak, back horse riding, hammam, henna)


Optional trips

Semester Program 

The Arabic semester enhances your fundamental linguistic and analytical skills.  It upgrades your cultural and literary knowledge. This preparation enables  to appreciate the distinctiveness of other cultures and effectively engage in Arabic-speaking communities worldwide. Advanced Arabic-speaking students receive instruction in Arabic literature, history, and development. Upon arrival, you undergo placement tests to determine the proficiency level and you are subsequently assigned to the appropriate class level.


~ Course list ~

  • MSA101  Beginning Modern Standard Arabic I (3 credits)
  • MSA102  Beginning Modern Standard Arabic II (3 credits)
  • MSA201  Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic I (3 credits)
  • MSA202  Intermediate Modern  Standard  Arabic  II  (3  credits)
  • MSA301  Advanced Modern Standard Arabic I (3 credits)
  • MSA302  Advanced Modern Standard Arabic II (3 credits)
  • DAR101  Darija: Moroccan Arabic I (3 credits)
  • DAR201  Darija: Moroccan Arabic II (3 credits)
  • DAR301  Darija: Moroccan Arabic III (3 credits)
  • ARLI101 Arabic Literature (1 credit)
  • MES101 Middle Eastern Studies ( 1 credit + certificate)
  • MC101   Moroccan Culture
  • MST101 Moroccan Story telling
  • MAS101 Arab Spring: the Moroccan case
  • MNAS101 Moroccan and North African Studies (1 credit + certificate)