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Summer Arabic Language and Culture Program in Rabat, Morocco

Rabat, Morocco

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Participate in study abroad summer language and culture program in Rabat, Morocco. GlobalEd provides an intensive language training course along with a cultural immersion experience by combining local activities and excursions designed to give you a full understanding of the Arabic language and Moroccan culture.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Live in Rabat, Morocco during a 3 or 6 week term.
  • Live in a Riad (Moroccan family-style home) with other students with two meals per day
  • Participate in a variety of local activities and excursions.
  • Receive intensive Arabic language training (Arabic) will help you gain the confidence and vocabulary needed to perform in your internship.
  • Receive Professional Development Training to prepare you for your career after graduation.


 

HOST INSTITUTION

GlobalEd has recently expanded its locations to include Rabat, Morocco. Global Education and Career Development Abroad (GlobalEd) has been functioning since 2009 as an educational institution with a special focus on the development of skill sets within the academic discipline of our program participants. GlobalEd designs Career Path Programs by combining the study abroad experience with language learning, leadership training and internships. We offer credit and non-credit options to cater to both undergraduate students and recent graduates.

 

CAREER PREPARATION

The resume enhancing benefits of performing an internship abroad can only be seen if you understand how to articulate your experiences and the skills that you have developed to address the needs of your future employer. Upon arrival, you will receive a cultural orientation to provide you with a framework for understanding your own cultural values and those of the local Moroccan culture. Our Myers-Briggs training sessions will empower you to utilize your knowledge of personality to facilitate interaction in the workplace and ultimately obtain the results you’re looking for. Finally, one of our program objectives is for you to identify the skill sets you have developed during your internship and articulate them in a resume.

Housing

As a student you will live in a Riad. Riads are large traditional houses built around a central courtyard converted into a student dorm. Riad will typical house up to 15 students living in shared rooms (usually two per room), where you will receive two meals per day and live a 30 minute walk from your language classes. The distance from your internship will depend on the placement.

Student life

You will also have access to cultural activities such as walking tours of the city, visiting monuments, and joining excursions that will allow you to meet locals and other international students from around the world. As a student you will draw from a stipend which will provide you with the flexibility to take trips to destinations like Chefchaouene, Marrakech, Essaouira and the Sahara Desert.

Cultural Activities

The calendar of activities will be posted at the beginning of each term. Activities will vary depending on the time of year.
  • Walking Tour
  • Arab Tea
  • Cooking Classes
  • Roman Ruins Tours
  • Beach Day
  • Language Exchange Partner

Trips and Excursions

A travel stipend will be awarded to program participants which can be used to select from various programmed day trip and overnight excursions. Popular destinations are:
  • Chefchaouene
  • Marrakech
  • Essaouira
  • Sahara Desert
  • Gibraltar
  • Lagos, Portugal
  • Paris
  • Seville

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Dates and Pricing

3 Week Summer Arabic Language in Rabat, Morocco (Session 1)

$2,500

Dates 31 May - 20 June 2020
Application Deadline 1 May 2020

3 Week Summer Arabic Language in Rabat, Morocco (Session 2)

$2,500

Dates 5 July - 25 July 2020
Application Deadline 1 June 2020

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