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AMIDEAST Intensive Arabic in Rabat, Morocco (Summer)
Rabat, Morocco (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer 1,
Summer 1 & 2,
Summer 2
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Program Sponsor: AMIDEAST 
Program Dates & Deadlines: Click here to view
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: Arabic, English Housing Options: Host Family
Program Type: Study Abroad Class Status: 2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior, 6. Graduate Student
Areas of Study: Arabic, Middle East Studies Minimum GPA: 3.0
Program Description:

Intensive Arabic in Rabat (Summer)

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

The Summer Intensive Arabic Program in Rabat offers Modern Standard Arabic in two 4-week sessions. Classes meet 5 hours per day, 5 days per week. Each student will receive 100 hours of Arabic language instruction in each session, including both Modern Standard Arabic and colloquial Arabic. One summer session covers the material usually presented in one semester on a U.S. campus. Students are given placement tests on arrival and placed in the level appropriate for their Arabic language proficiency.

The program offers two 4-week sessions, allowing a student to move through two levels in one summer. The curriculum is based on AMIDEAST's Arabic Language and Culture Curriculum, which is functional and communicative in its approach. The teachers are carefully selected native speakers with excellent language teaching experience and skills.

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 1 2018 03/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission 06/17/2018 07/20/2018
Summer 1 & 2 2018 03/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission 06/17/2018 08/19/2018
Summer 2 2018 03/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission 07/21/2018 08/19/2018

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.