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Study Abroad in Morocco!

Boat sailing into port, Morocco

Dates: July 14 – 29, 2019

  • This Study Abroad in Morocco Travel Seminar (HUMN 251 – 4cr.) leaves the students with unforgettable experiences on both the educational and the leisure levels. Morocco represents a Cosmopolitan mix of European and Arabian essences. It is where History and Modernism live together on the coastal connection between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea.
  • A fascinating place to live and learn during the summer.
  • Students learn about Moroccan history, culture, religions, costumes, language, and people while visiting the wonders of Rabat, Casablanca, Marrakech, and Fez.
  • Hosted by Universite Internationale de Rabat (UIR), the tour includes visits to the following cities:

Rabat:

  • Chellah Site (Roman Ruins)
  • Hassan Tower
  • The Mausoleum
  • Kasbah of the Oudayas
  • The Royal Institute of Amazigh Culture
  • Rabat City Center

Casablanca

  • Hassan II Mosque
  • Association Solidarité Féminine (Works for Single Women)
  •  Museum of Judaism and Jewish Culture

Marrakech

  • Jema el Fnaa Square
  • Jardin Majorelle
  • Saadien Tombs
  • El Badi Palace
  • Amal Women’s Training Center

Volubilis (Roman Ruins)

  • Moulay Driss Zerhoun

Fez

  • Riad

Cost of Trip Plus One (4) Credit Course:

Ocean County Resident – $5,037.00
Out-of-County – $5,109.00
Out-of-State – $5,461.00

 

 

 

Package Includes:

• Airplane tickets
• Travel Insurance
• Airport pickup and drop-off
• Homestay for students with Moroccan host families throughout the students’ stay in Rabat (in half board: Breakfast and Dinner)
• 3 sessions of Survival Moroccan Arabic (2 hours each)
• 7 Seminars / Lectures in different topics and themes
• Visit of “Fondation Orient Occident”
• Visit of the Royal Institute of Amazigh Culture
• Arrival orientation & package
• Arrival group lunch
• Transportation from Rabat to campus and vice versa
• Meal tickets for students on campus (50 MAD each)
• Guided tour of Rabat

Trip to the South:
• Visit of the Hassan II Mosque
• Visit of the Museum of Judaism Culture
• Group lunch at Association Solidarité Féminine and meeting with representatives of the NGO
• Group Dinner in Jamaa el Fna Square
• Accommodation in a four-star hotel in Marrakech “B&B”
• Entrance fees in Marrakech: Jardin Majorelles, Saadien Tombs and Palais Badii
• Group lunch in Restaurant Amal
• Guided tour of Marrakech
• Transportation throughout the trip
• UIR escort during the trip

• Trip to Fez and Volubilis:
• Entrance fees to Volubilis and guided tour of the site
• Accommodation in a Riad in Fez: Double rooms for students and single rooms for faculty (B&B)
• Group dinner in Fez
• Per-diems for students: 2 lunches and 1 dinner (50 MAD per student per meal)
• Entrance fees to two monuments in Fez  and guided tour of the city
• Transportation throughout the trip
• UIR escort during the trip
• Farwell dinner
• Access to UIR’s facilities (library, restaurants, sports, etc)

The registration/payment deadline was May 20, 2019.

For information or an application contact:

Dr. Howaida Wahby-Eraky

Email: hwahbyeraky@ocean.edu

Maureen Conlon

Email: mconlon@ocean.edu

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