Morocco: Multiculturalism and Human Rights

Costs

SIT Pell Grant Match Award. SIT Study Abroad provides matching grants to all students receiving Federal Pell Grant funding; this award can be applied to any SIT semester program. View all SIT Study Abroad scholarships.

Tuition: $14,540
The tuition fee covers the following program components:
  • Cost of all lecturers who provide instruction to students in the thematic course on Multiculturalism and Human Rights in the Context of the Arab Spring. Lectures may address the themes of:
    • Visual arts in Morocco
    • Religion
    • Arab Spring: protests, reforms, and elections
    • Human rights
    • Family and youth in Morocco
    • Women, society, and change
    • Social movements
  • The Research Methods and Ethics course on research methods and Human Subjects Review, which prepares students for successful completion of primary field research in Morocco for the Independent Study Project
  • Intensive language instruction in Modern Standard Arabic
  • All educational excursions to locations such as the cities of Casablanca, Azrou, Midelt, Erfoud, Merzouga, Errissani, Nkob, Ouarzazate, Marrakech, Essaouira, Ouezzane, and the Spanish enclave Ceuta in northern Morocco, including all related travel costs 
  • Independent Study Project (an appropriate stipend for accommodation and food)
  • Health insurance throughout the entire program period
 
Room & Board: $2,780
The room and board fee covers the following program components:
  • All accommodations during the entire program period.   This includes during orientation, time in the program base (Rabat), on all excursions, during the Independent Study Project, and during the final evaluation period.  Accommodation is covered either by SIT Study Abroad directly or through a stipend provided to each student, or through the homestay.
  • All homestays (seven weeks in Rabat and four days in a rural village)
  • All meals for the entire program period. Meals are covered either by SIT Study Abroad directly or through a stipend, or through the homestay.
 
Estimated Additional Costs:
International Airfare
International airfares vary greatly due to the volatility of airline industry pricing, flight availability, and specific flexibility/restrictions on the type of ticket purchased. Students may choose to take advantage of frequent flyer or other airline awards available to them, which could significantly lower their travel costs.
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Visa Expenses $0
Immunizations varies
Books & Supplies $120
Discretionary Expenses
Personal expenses during a semester abroad vary based on individual spending habits and budgets. While all meals and accommodations are covered in the room and board fee, incidentals and personal transportation costs differ depending on the non-program-related interests and pursuits of each student. To learn more about personal budgeting, we recommend speaking with alumni who participated in a program in your region.  See a full list of our alumni contacts.  Please note that free time to pursue non-program-related activities is limited.
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Please Note: Fees and additional expenses are based on all known circumstances at the time of calculation. Due to the unique nature of our programs and the economics of host countries, SIT reserves the right to change its fees or additional expenses without notice.


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Credits: 16

Duration: 15 weeks

Program Base: Rabat

Language Study: Arabic

Prerequisites: None; however, students with a background in French will have opportunities for French language practice while also learning Moroccan and Modern Standard Arabic. Read more...

Morocco

View Student Evaluations for this program:

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Fall 2013 Evaluations (PDF)
Spring 2013 Evaluations (PDF)
Fall 2012 Evaluations (PDF)


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