The following start dates are available for intensive and semester courses.
Please note that:
All modern standard and Moroccan Arabic courses are available on-campus and online.
Students may register for intensive courses for a minimum of 2 weeks and study continuously for as long as needed. It takes 4 weeks to complete a level.
to register for courses, visit the Admissions page.
Apr - Jun
Jul - Sep
Oct - Dec
Major start date: Suitable for complete beginners who are unable to read/write in Arabic script at a basic level
Academic start date: Suitable for on-campus and online semester courses
01 Jan, 11 Jan, 01 May, 02-04 May*, 09-10 Jul*, 29 July*, 30 July, 31 July, 14 Aug, 20-21 Aug,
07 Oct*, 06 Nov, 18 Nov
*Dates based on the Hijri Calendar and may vary by one or two days based on actual moon sighting.
Classes take place from Monday to Friday. For residence and host family accommodations, please plan to check-in on the Sunday before your course start date and check-out on the Saturday following your course end date.
Orientation and Placement Testing
New students attend an orientation on the first day of classes followed by written and oral placement testing. A Rabat city tour is also available for all new students during the first week.