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Morocco: Intensive Arabic

                 Conducted in English

Set in Africa’s northwest corner, Morocco is a bridge between Europe, Africa, and the Arab east. Just nine miles separate Tangier, Morocco, from the Spanish coast. The only monarchy in Arab North Africa, Morocco blends Amazigh (Berber), Arab, African, and European influences in its culture.

Rabat is one of Morocco’s “imperial cities” and its modern capital. It is home to the leading educational institutions in the country and offers students opportunities to move from the shops and cafes of the “European” city to the winding alleys and exciting markets of the old medina in a few minutes’ walk.

The Summer Intensive Arabic Program in Rabat focuses on Modern Standard Arabic at the beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels. Students live with Arabic-speaking Moroccan families and attend classes at AMIDEAST’s facilities in the bustling Agdal area of the city.

*Program open only to students with a 3.0 GPA or above.



Location: Rabat, Morocco

NY departure and return dates: June 12 - July 11
Arrive in Rabat morning of June 13

Course offered: Arabic Language (All Levels): 6 credits


Housing: With Arabic speaking host families

Program Costs

Cost (includes all expenses below): $5200

CUNY tuition (for in-state, matriculated undergraduates): $1560

Queens College program fee: $400

AMIDEAST consolidated fee (includes: pre-departure orientation, on-site orientation, housing and meals with a host family, and medical insurance): $3240

Not included in the above cost:

Airfare: $1100 - $1400 (estimate) 

Books, some meals, and personal expenses.

IMPORTANT! TWO applications are due for this program:

AMIDEAST Application Deadline:​ March 15, 2015

Queens College Application Deadline: April 2, 2015

Programs are open to all undergraduate students from all CUNY campuses (unless restricted by level of study, language fluency, or other program criteria). Travel on Fridays and some Saturdays for some programs.

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