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Arabic Studies

Arabic Abroad — Rabat, Morocco

LIVE IN MOROCCO AND STUDY ARABIC
during WINTER BREAK

through Humboldt State University!

HSU Students on Camels in Morocco

CHANGE YOUR LIFE!    

START LEARNING A CRITICAL LANGUAGE!

Four weeks in Morocco, including three weeks of classes in Modern Standard Arabic and afternoon lectures on Moroccan culture, full pension home-stay with a Moroccan family in or near the Medina in Rabat, an 8-day cultural tour of northern Morocco, including all meals and hotels.  Ride a dromedary and stay at a desert hostel with Gnoua music! For more information about Morocco, please visit the link to the Morocco Fact Sheet.

Field experience abroad is followed by a coursework wrap-up on HSU campus or by conference late January through March which will include a debriefing, expanding your knowledge base, as well as preparation and presentation of a PowerPoint exposé of your experiences.

Register for 7-8 units of classes at Humboldt State University:

  • Intensive beginning Arabic  (3 units) No language prerequisites

View or print the syllabus for FREN 324, Arabic Morocco.

  • Culture and Civilization in Morocco  (2 units)

View or print the syllabus for FREN 326, Cultures and Civilization.

  • Cultural Journal written in English or French  (2/3 units, respectively)

To view or print the syllabus for FREN 325/327, Cultural Journal.

PROGRAM INFORMATION:

$ 4,000 (fees subject to change) plus tuition, airfare to Casablanca,
and international student health insurance

INCLUDES ALL EXPENSES IN MOROCCO:

  • group pick-up at the airport

  • all meals and lodging

  • all transportation in Morocco 

  • all classes in Morocco

  • one plus a one-day orientation at hotel

  • 18-20 hours of beginning Arabic (or higher level if you qualify)

  • Family home-stay in Rabat: Choice of French- or Darija-speaking family

  • Eight-day cultural excursion:

Meknès, two nights in Fes and Marrakech, Errachidia, dromedary trek & overnight in the desert,  Qur’anic School and palace, the Middle Atlas Mountains, Village N’Kob,  Roman ruins of Volubilis, woodworking market and studios, Moroccan NGO, Ouarzazate. May include Essaouira coastal resort.

To apply for this program, please complete the following forms:

  1. Application Form.
  2. Language Placement Form (Word document).
  3. Homestay Application Form (Word document).
Get Microsoft Word

For more information contact Professor Valérie Budig-Markin, budigmar@humboldt.edu, Department of World Languages and Cultures.  *Minimum of 10 students required.  Open to all CSU students.  Requires a valid passport and international health insurance with emergency medical evacuation and repatriation.