North Africa & France Comparative Studies

French immersion summer studies along the Moroccan Mediterranean coast.

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Explore the intertwined history of North Africa and France in this intensive French-language program. Hone your language skills while learning about how the complex legacy of colonialism impacts migration flows, trade, the politicization of Islam or, nationalism in the Arab and European Mediterranean. Homestay along with cultural events and site visits ensure you explore the full potential of Rabat, Morocco, a historical city located on the Atlantic Rim, as well as other key sites in the country.

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At A Glance


  • 3.0 GPA
  • 3 - 4 Semesters of French (or equivalent)
  • Sophomore+ standing


  • Summer 2023
  • Dates: May 31 - July 16, 2023 (6.5 weeks) (to be confirmed)
  • May 31 - July 26, 2023 (with 2-week extension) (to be confirmed)

Estimated Cost

  • Six Weeks: $6,300
  • Two-Week Extension: TBA

Language of Instruction

  • French
  • Starting Level: B1 and up
Although I had traveled before, this was the first time I really understood what it meant to be in a foreign country, speaking another language all day, every day, and learning to be humble for that.

Breana, Bennington College

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