The Contemporary Maghreb

Learn Arabic and study this compelling region in sunny Rabat, Morocco.

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Complete the application form on the Apply webpage. After, you will be prompted to log in to the portal to complete the remaining components:

  • Personal statement
  • Unofficial transcript*
  • $35 non-refundable application fee*

Once we’ve received your application, you’ll be contacted for a Zoom interview.

*If you are mailing these items, send them to the US office: Box #17218, 24 Camp Avenue, Stamford, CT 06907.

A note about application fees: Students on full financial aid or who attend an APA-affiliated school can have their application fee waived. A confirmation letter from your institution’s financial aid office should be sent to If you are unsure of your institution’s partner status, please inquire with your study abroad office or with APA.

Application Deadline

  • Summer 2021 Early Bird Admissions: February 15, 2021 (apply and submit your deposit by this date to receive a $100 reduction in program fees)
  • Summer 2021: April 15, 2021


Applications received after the deadline will be considered according to space and availability.

Any Questions?

Lindsay Turlan and Monika Markley, our dedicated US-based representatives, are the go-to people for all aspects of the application process, including billing, pre-departure preparation, and university liaising. If you have any questions, get in contact with them and they will be happy to help.


The ideal APA student is bright and motivated, internationally-minded who seeks a cross-cultural experience and has a desire to experience Moroccan life.

The Contemporary Maghreb Summer Program

  • 3.0 GPA
  • Sophomore, Junior, Senior-standing or higher
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