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Al Akhawayn University
Ifrane, Morocco (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
Spring
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Area of Instruction:: Anthropology, Arabic, Biology, Chemistry, Communication, Computer Science, Geography, History, Literature and Linguistics, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Sociology Program Type:: Exchange
Program Description:

Al Akhawayn University


 Al Akhawayn
  
 
Type of Program Exchange
Program Length Semester or Academic Year
Language of Instruction English
Majors Various
Costs  
Housing On-Campus
Health Insurance Yes
Special Requirements 3.0
Program Director Dr. Mark Long:
Jerry_Long@baylor.edu
About Al Akhawayn:
 
Inaugurated in 1995 by His Majesty King Hassan II and Crown Prince Abdallah bin Abdel-Aziz of Saudi Arabia, Al Akhawayn University redefines the classic American liberal arts educational experience on an architecturally stunning modern campus amidst the beauty of Morocco's Middle Atlas Mountains. 
It boasts:
• A uniquely international common core program for all undergraduate students, providing the basis for a well-rounded global education.
• Rich academics, in English, encouraging choice and experimentation, in all schools and programs of study.
• A comfortable, safe, exciting residential student life on campus, featuring hundreds of University student-run activities, with over 96 percent of undergraduates living on campus with roommates from around Morocco and the four corners of the world.
• The peace and pleasures of Ifrane, a center for outdoor exploration of mountains, streams, lakes, and more, with many entertainment options and easy access to major cities such as Rabat, Casablanca, Fez, Meknes, and more.
 
Courses or Areas of Study:
Computer science, geography, history, chemistry, communications, literature, philosophy, religion, physics, comparative politics, critical thinking and study skills, biology, psychology, sociology, mathematics, anthropology, and English composition.
See the course catalogue at: http://www.aui.ma/2013-2015catalog.pdf
 
Housing:
For more information about housing, please visit: http://www.aui.ma/en/housing/ 
 
Application Procedures:
Students must apply to the study abroad office here at Baylor(www.bearsabroad.baylor.edu) as well as to Al Akhawayn directly (instructions can be found here: http://www2.aui.ma/en/admissions/internationals/how-to-apply.html )
 
Legal Documents:
A passport and Visa are required to study at Al Akhawayn

Useful Links:
http://www.aui.ma/en/international/incoming-students/forms.html

 


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2015 10/01/2014
10/01/2014 01/15/2015 05/12/2015
Fall 2015 03/01/2015 03/01/2015 TBA TBA

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