PROGRAM START DATES

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.

2022

Jan-Mar

03-Jan

17-Jan *

31-Jan

14-Feb *

28-Feb

14-Mar *

28-Mar

Apr - Jun

11-Apr *

25-Apr

09-May *

23-May 

06-Jun *

20-Jun

Jul - Sep

04-Jul *

18-Jul

01-Aug *

15-Aug

29-Aug *

12-Sep

26-Sep *

Oct - Dec

10-Oct

24-Oct *

07-Nov

21-Nov *

05-Dec

19-Dec *

2023

Jan-Mar

02-Jan

16-Jan *

30-Jan

13-Feb *

27-Feb

13-Mar *

27-Mar

Apr - Jun

10-Apr *

24-Apr 

08-May *

22-May 

05-Jun *

19-Jun

Jul - Sep

03-Jul *

17-Jul

31-Jul *

14-Aug

28-Aug *

11-Sep

25-Sep *

Oct - Dec

09-Oct

23-Oct *

06-Nov

20-Nov *

04-Dec

18-Dec*

*

Major start date: Suitable for all students including 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

Holidays

2022 Holidays: 

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

2023 Holidays: 

  • 01 Jan: New Year

  • 11 Jan: Independence Manifesto Day

  • 22-23 Apr: Eid ul Fitr *

  • 01 May: Labor Day

  • 29-30 June: Eid Al Adha *

  • 19 July: Hijri New year *

  • 14 Aug: Oued Eddahab Day

  • 20 Aug: Revolution Day

  • 21 Aug: Youth Day

  • 27-28 Sep: Prophet's Birthday *

  • 06 Nov: Green March Day

  • 18 Nov: Independence Day

*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.

Course Week

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.