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  • Locations: Rabat, Morocco
  • Program Terms: Fall, Winter-Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: SIT/World Learning 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter-Spring 2021 10/15/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Application materials may be reviewed prior to the program's application deadline. (Please note: if all of your boxes are checked-off, your application is complete.) In most cases, for applicants applying to programs led by PSU faculty, interviews and final selection will take place after the program deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Fulfills University Studies Requirement: Yes, Reporting Live Supplemental Course
Program Description:

Program OverviewCIEE Rabat

Based in the cosmopolitan city of Rabat, students study Arabic and acquire an in-depth appreciation of a rich and rapidly changing society in Morocco. Excursions include the four imperial cities of Fes, Meknes, Rabat, and Marrakech. Students also travel to Zagora and Essaouira to explore the roles Morocco has played in Africa and southwestern Europe, both as a medieval and post-renaissance empire and as a contemporary society.

Program Focus

Study Arabic language and examine Islam as a system of thought, Morocco's political system and monarchy, and the country's place in the Middle East and in African, Berber, and Arab cultures. Additional studies focus on women’s place within Moroccan society and contemporary development challenges. This nation's history and culture reflect the influence of a long succession of invaders and settlers as well as the indigenous Berbers, who make up half of Morocco's population. This program features an independent study project that students research and complete during the final portion of the program.

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Program Provider

SIT

Program Dates

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Areas of Study

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This program is a good fit for the following majors:

  • African Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Arabic
  • Culture
  • Gender Studies
  • Humanities
  • Sociology
  • Women's Studies

Credits

Fall:  Students enroll in 24 quarter credits
Winter/Spring:  Students enroll in 24 quarter credits

Language of Instruction 

English, Arabic

Host Country Language 

English, Arabic, French

Housing Homestay

Class Standing Eligibility

  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Post-Baccalaureate

Minimum GPA Requirements

2.50

Must be in Satisfactory Academic Standing

Program Requirements

No previous language study required

Program Fee

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PSU Fees

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Application Fee:
All applications include a $50 non-refundable fee due on the application deadline. Students who do not intend to complete a program application are required to withdraw before the deadline, otherwise, the $50 application fee will
be assessed to the students' account. 

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