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Morocco Exchange Program

Morocco Oasis 

Study at Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco

Study at a Moroccan university with an emphasis on liberal studies.

  • Fall, spring or academic year
  • Curriculum:
    • Liberal arts courses taught in English, including international studies, business, North African studies, and science
    • Arabic for non-native speakers, French
    • Intensive summer Arabic and North African Studies program
    • Courses carry .75 Beloit units of credit
  • Housing is in men's and women's residence halls on campus, sharing a room with a Moroccan student. Meals in campus dining facilities.
  • Costs: Beloit College tuition, room and board, the Beloit activities fee, $50 overseas administrative fee, and a $90 wellness fee.
  • Eligibility:
    • Some competency in French or Arabic is required.
    • Additional study of Arabic or French in Morocco is strongly encouraged.
    • Previous coursework relative to the understanding of Morocco such as history or political science and religious studies.
    • Junior or senior standing preferred
  • Program highlights: Many courses with Arab-Islamic culture content taught in English, open to students in all academic disciplines, learn the Moroccan perspective on your fields of study, excellent library and classroom facilities, country with a distinct mix of Berber, Islamic, French, and Arab/African cultures with strong religious ties to the middle East, university located in a ski resort town in the High Atlas mountains near historical imperial cities of Fes and Meknes.
  • Grades: US System
  • Credit Translation Table:
    US Semester Hours  Beloit Units
    1 .25
    2 .5
    3 .75
    4 1.0
    5 1.25
    6 1.5

History of the Morocco Program

Camels on dunes in Morocco

Photos by Jennifer Scott'01