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  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
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  • Program Sponsor: SIT/World Learning 
  • Eligibility: Please see below for requirements.
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Program Description:

Examine challenges shaping Morocco and the Arab world: authoritarian rule, democratic transition, economic liberalization, civil society, Islamic movements, and constitutional reforms following the 2011 Arab Spring.

moroccoThis program examines human rights, religion, politics, and cultural diversity in Morocco contextualized within the broader region and beyond. Students consider Morocco’s cultural, historical, and ecological diversity and the role Morocco has played — historically and to the present day — in relation to Africa and Europe. A particular focus on gender issues includes looking at women’s roles in contemporary Moroccan society and Moroccan feminism.

Major topics of study include:

  • The interplay between authoritarianism and human rights
  • Tensions between secular and religious approaches to individual freedoms
  • Liberal reforms (proposed and enacted) in areas such ethnicity, women’s rights, and state violence  



This program is currently not accepting applications.