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Academic Calendar

MOROCCO: Al-Akhawayn University, Fall 2018

 Friday, August 24

 Students Depart U.S. 

Saturday, August 25

 Students Arrive in Morocco 

Sunday, August 26

 Orientation, Moroccan Colloquial Arabic Class   and Lecture1

Monday, August 27

 Moroccan Colloquial Arabic Class and Lecture

Tuesday, August 28

 Final Exam, Lecture, and Reflection 

Wednesday, August 29

 Train from Rabat to Fez. Pickup by AUI to     Ifrane

Wednesday, August 29- Sunday September 2

 AUI Orientation 

Monday, September 3

 AUI Classes Begin2 

Wednesday, December 12

 Last Regular Class Day of AUI 

 Friday-Friday, December 14-21

 AUI Final Exams 

 Saturday, December 22

 Students Departs Morocco3 

1 Note the one-week Moroccan Arabic and Culture Orientation Program is mandatory for all AMIDEAST Al-Akhawayn University semester education abroad students. In addition to Al-Akhawayn University bound students, the Moroccan Arabic and Culture Orientation Program is open to other students as well; whether short-term education abroad students or those planning on participating on other semester abroad programs in Morocco.

2For more details regarding the Al-Akhawayn University semester schedule, please visit the Al-Akhawayn University website: http://www.aui.ma/en/about.html

3At the end of the program students are free to travel either back to their home country or to other locations. After the day indicated as the day students depart (typically following the final day of the program), students are responsible for all of their own transportation, housing, insurance, and other logistical arrangements. Students should note that after the departure day noted on the academic calendar, their program-provided insurance coverage will end and they must arrange for accommodations outside of AMIDEAST shared apartments or with AMIDEAST host families.

 

MOROCCO: Al-Akhawayn University, Spring 2018
 

Wednesday, January 3

Students Arrive in Morocco and Move-In with Host Families

Thursday, January 4

Orientation for Moroccan Arabic and Culture Program & First Day of Class1

Sunday, January 7

Excursion (Day Trip)

Wednesday, January 10

Final Exam and Reflection for Moroccan Arabic and Culture Program

Friday, January 12

Students Move to Al-Akhawayn University2

Saturday-Monday, January 13-15

AUI International Students' Orientation and Course Registration3

Tuesday, January 16

Classes Begin

Monday-Friday, March 5-9

Spring Break

Saturday-Saturday May 5-12

Final Exams

Sunday, May 13

Students Depart Morocco 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1Note the one-week Moroccan Arabic and Culture Program is mandatory for all AMIDEAST Al-Akhawayn University (AUI) semester education abroad students.

2Students who will be studying on the AUI program will be provided transportation by AMIDEAST to AUI on this day.

3For more details regarding the AUI semester schedule, please visit the AUI website: http://www.aui.ma/en/about.html

4At the end of the program students are free to travel either back to their home country or to other locations. After the day indicated as the day students depart (typically following the final day of the program), students are responsible for all of their own transportation, housing, insurance, and other logistical arrangements. Students should note that after the departure day noted on the academic calendar, their program-provided insurance coverage will end and they must arrange for accommodations outside of AMIDEAST shared apartments or with AMIDEAST host families.