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SIT Morocco: Multiculturalism and Human Rights

Mausoleum of King Hassan II, courtesy of Kion Sawney

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SIT Morocco: Multiculturalism and Human Rights


Program terms: Fall, Spring
Restrictions: Vanderbilt applicants only
Type of Program: Study Center
Costs: Budget Sheets
Academic Calendar: Similar to VU
Key Dates:
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This study center program examines challenges shaping Morocco today, such as authoritarian rule, Islamic movements, civil society, and constitutional reforms following the 2011 Arab Spring. Participants in this program will also get the opportunity to discuss current events and hear a local perspective through discussions with Moroccan university students. As part of the coursework, students will learn Arabic as well as completing an independent study project, where they can tailor the curriculum to their interests. As a required piece of this program, students will experience two homestays; one in the city of Rabat, and another with a host family in the northern part of the country. 

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Housing: Homestay, Hostel/Hotel
Minimum GPA: 2.7
Language of Instruction: Arabic, English
Language prerequisite: No
Additional prerequisites: N/A
Costs: Budget Sheets
Student contacts: Peer alumni

Photo: Mausoleum of King Hassan II, courtesy of Kion Sawney


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