Winter Intensive Programs

Winter Intensive Programs


A winter break study abroad experience you’ll never forget.

Learn Arabic and experience Moroccan culture on your winter break. AALIM’s Winter Intensive Programs is totally customized to suit your needs for a winter break study abroad experience you’ll never forget.

During the Winter Intensive Program, you’ll:

  • Stay in Meknes for 2-5 weeks
  • Live with a Moroccan host family
  • Learn Arabic at lightning speed – a semester’s worth in just one month
  • Explore historical sites & cities across Morocco
  • Experience a winter wonderland in the Atlas Mountains


Included in the price of tuition is a stay with a family in Meknes, double occupancy, with two meals a day, breakfast and dinner.

AALIM recognizes that language learning is tied closely to cultural understanding and a host family stay only enhances your time while in Morocco.


AALIM prides itself on its rigorous Arabic curriculum. Even if your stay is only two weeks, we guarantee that you’ll see a difference in your Arabic language skills. Included in the cost of tuition is:

  • Placement exam

  • 4 hours of MSA classes per day

  • 3 hours of colloquial Arabic weekly (optional)

  • Teaching assistant outside of classroom hours

  • 3 hours per week of language partner conversation

  • Cultural activities each week: lectures, music performances, calligraphy workshop, Arabic movies, cooking classes (specific activities vary annually and from program to program)

  • Official transcript and certificate of study.

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Our pricing includes a host family stay and academic programming. Not included: Airfare to and from Morocco; transportation within Morocco; textbooks; 3rd daily meal; personal expenses; medical expenses.

Some of these services are available at a supplementary cost (see FAQs).

If you would like additional information on pricing, please contact us at

  • 2 Weeks: $1,500

  • 3 Weeks: $2,250

  • 4 Weeks: $3,000

  • 5 Weeks: $3,750

Note : Four weeks of intensive instruction typically covers one academic semester of materials, depending on your home institution. If you have questions on credit transfer and materials, please contact us at

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