When you study abroad in Morocco, you have the chance to live and learn in one of the world’s most fascinating cultural centers.
Try your first authentic tagine in Rabat, bargain in the Medina, trek into the Sahara on a camel with your classmates, and camp under the stars when you study abroad in Morocco. For an adventure unlike any other, Morocco is the way to go.
Our immersive courses and excursions help you to explore your host city and neighboring towns with top-notch instructors. Imagine studying Arabic language and conversation while pursuing elective courses or major-specific studies.
Apply now to one of our Morocco study abroad programs.
An enchanting capital city along the Atlantic Ocean that seamlessly combines European Modernism with ancient North African and Islamic tradition.
Kasbahs are barriers that historically were used to shield royalty from attacks. Rabat's clifftop Kasbah of the Udayas was constructed by the Almohads and is over a thousand years old.
Mausoleum of Mohammed V
This marble mausoleum houses the tombs of King Mohammed V and his sons, King Hassan II and Prince Moulay Abadallah. The palace was completed in 1971 and is beautifully decorated in ornate mosaics. It is located in the Yacoub Al Mansour Square, across from the Hassan Tower.
Students and locals alike enjoy spending their Sunday mornings at Rabat's flea market, the "monti." The market sells many unique souvenirs, and one can never expect what to discover at this fabulous spot. Those who explore the market will find themselves intrigued for hours.
In chambers underneath the ancient city of Fez, men sit tending the flames of furnaces. The rooms are cavernous but half-filled with sawdust, like great sand dunes; the men perch on them, stirring the embers.
In Morocco, the big dipper is upside-down. Like it might spill soup all over the night sky. I've been here now for three months, but occasionally, I notice new differences like that—quiet, sudden reminders that I am far from home. It slips my mind, sometimes.
I. There is a French saying, entre chien et loup, (between dog and wolf) that means twilight—the hour between day and night, that is, when the light is too blue and low to distinguish between friends and enemies. When dogs, clouded by shadows, might be wolves.