Your home for Arabic learning & study abroad programs in Morocco.

The Arab American Language Institute in Morocco (AALIM) is the premier home for Arabic learning, cultural immersion, and study abroad programs in Morocco.

Founded in 2008 as a haven for students seeking to immerse themselves in the Arabic language and Moroccan culture, AALIM has since hosted thousands of students from across the U.S. and the world. Students come through our doors hoping to learn Arabic in Morocco, explore a new culture, and make friends. They leave with life-changing experiences to carry with them for years to come.

Looking for a study abroad experience unlike any other? Explore our programs and apply today, or contact us with questions and find the program that best suits your needs.

A pioneering leader in Arabic language learning in Morocco.

AALIM offers a variety of intensive Arabic learning programs and content-based study abroad in Morocco. The communicative interactive philosophy used in all AALIM classes, as well as the Arabic-only policy in the classroom, foster speaking and listening skills in addition to reading and writing skills.  AALIM’s goal is to provide each student with the tools needed to reach their individual language goals, and to become proficient in both the Arabic language and the unspoken cultural cues necessary for truly communicating and interacting with native speakers.

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Top-Tier Language Learning Experiences for All

Skilled Teachers

Our language teaching team consists of dedicated professionals with decades of experience. From taking students out to practice first hand in the community, to creative in-classroom lessons, their #1 priority is their students.

One-on-one Guidance

All AALIM students have the chance to work with tutors and language partners individually to hone their skills and work towards their personal language goals.

Cultural Immersion

AALIM's study abroad programs in Morocco and online allow you to experience Moroccan culture firsthand with every lesson.


Arabic is a global language spoken by more than 300 million people in over 22 countries, and Morocco is the perfect place to start learning! AALIM’s language course offerings include Modern Standard Arabic, Moroccan, Levantine, and Egyptian dialects, and French, Spanish, and Tamazight. 

AALIM’s group classes and individual tutoring make it easy to create a customized study plan to increase your language proficiency, learn more about Morocco’s diverse cultural heritage, and meet your goals.

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AALIM Center


AALIM is located in several traditional Moroccan riads the Old Medina of Meknes, the pedestrian-only fortified city established almost a thousand years ago and designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Students learn in classrooms adorned with zellige, traditional Moroccan mosaics, and study in comfortable, traditionally-furnished lounges and courtyards just minutes away from bustling marketplaces and artisan workshops. 

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AALIM Center, Meknes

Intensive Winter Program

AALIM Arabic students celebrate their achievements after the winter break study abroad program in Morocco