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University of Arizona: Arabic (Study Abroad)

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Meknes, Morocco
University of Arizona
Dates of Program: 
June 5, 2021
August 1, 2021



Program Type: 
Summer Study Abroad
Program Level: 
Year 2
Year 3
Classroom/Study Hours: 
Year 2Year 3
Credits offered1010
Number of Classroom Hours per week2020
Number of Self-Study/Homework Hours per week1010
Number of Hours With a Language Partner per week2.52.5
Number of Hours of Other Activities per week7+7+

Year 2:

        - Al-Kitaab Part 1, Second Edition

        - Al-Kitaab Part 2, Second Edition

Year 3:

        - Al-Kitaab Part 2, Second Edition

        - Al-Kitaab Part 3

Program Details: 

This University of Arizona study abroad program is an 8-week intensive Arabic immersion program held in the imperial city of Meknes, Morocco. Arabic levels include: 2nd and 3rd year Modern Standrd Arabic (MSA); 1st and 2nd year Moroccan Arabic (Darija) 

Prerequisites: 2 semesters of MSA to participate in this program. 2 semesters of MSA allow a student entry to 2nd year MSA, and 4 semesters of MSA allow a student entry to 3rd  year MSA. Students may also opt to study Moroccan Darija. 

Students are assigned a local student as a language partner and cultural liaison. 



All Project GO programs provide funding for:

  • Tuition/fees
  • Room and Board
  • Travel to/from study location
  • Books
  • Insurance
  • Visa

The following costs will not be included in Project GO Funding: personal spending money, personal travel, costs for obtaining a passport, medication, and expenses for dependents.

Please Note: Project GO participants planning to travel abroad MUST have a valid U.S. passport in their possession no later than 90 days before anticipated travel date. Many destinations require student visas, which take additional processing time. For further information, visit our FAQs.

Additional Details: 

For more information and details about the program at the University of Arizona, please visit the program's website at:



Application Deadline: 
January 13, 2021
Separate application?: 
Yes. Students interested in participating and receiving funding for this program must complete multiple applications. Please view application details below or contact the program coordinator for further information.
How to Apply: 

Step 1: Fill out the Project GO national online application by clicking the 'Apply Now' button at the top of this page, along with your transcripts and recommendation from your commanding officer and instructor.

Admitted students will have two additional applications that they will need to complete: 

   Step 2: Admitted students will need to fill out a non-degree seeking UA Student Application.

   Step 3: Admitted students will need to fill out a UA Study Abroad Application.


Program Images: 
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