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Rabat has muct to offer including the Archaeological Museum: with an exceptional collection of Roman bronzes dating from the first and second centuries and recovered from the site at Volubilis takes pride of place at Rabat's Archaeological Museum.

The massive minaret of the Hassan Mosque, dating from 1195, towers over Rabat, although the huge mosque itself was never entirely completed and was largely destroyed in an earthquake in 1755. The minaret is unusually sited at the centre of the mosque building, and was intended to be 262ft (80m) high, though it stands today at 164ft (50m).

Kasbah des Oudaļas an airy 'village within the city', the Kasbah is a pleasant place to take a stroll to admire some interesting architecture and see some sights. The Kasbah was the Alhomad citadel of medieval Rabat, and is guarded by an impressive arched gate built around 1195.

Inside the Kasbah is the palace and Andalucian gardens, as well as a broad terrace, which gives beautiful views of the river and sea close to the city's oldest mosque, the Kasbah Mosque, founded in 1050.

Rabat’s Medina, or old city, was created by Andalucian Muslim refugees from Badajoz in Spain, and was essentially all there was to the city until the arrival of the French in 1912 and the subsequent building of the Ville Nouvelle or new quarter. The Medina is small and not as interesting or attractive as the old city sections of Fez or Marrakech, however the foundouks (traditional cafes) and shops make for a lively atmosphere.

Palace Museum and Gardens in the Kasbah on the Rue Bazzo dates from the 17th century. Today the palace, a beautiful classic building, houses the Museum of Moroccan Arts featuring exhibits such as Berber jewellery, costumes and local carpets. The palace grounds contain the beautiful Andalucian Gardens with their sunken shrubberies and flowerbeds, bougainvillea and fragrant herbs.

The citadel of Chellah emerging from the boulevards of the Ville Nouvelle (New Town) of Rabat one comes across the ruins of Chellah, once the thriving walled Roman port city of Sala Colonia, abandoned in 1154 in favour of Sale across the other side of the river mouth.

The Costume Museum in Rabat tells the history of Morocco through the dress and traditional jewelry of the various regions of the kingdom.

Museum of Moroccan Arts housed between the walls of the former residence of Moulay Ismail, the custodians have tried to reconstruct all the accessories which make up the decoration of a typical Moroccan house. After this visit you may like to stop on a cafe esplanades in the Casbah and linger over a refreshing peppermint tea.

Natural Science Museum apart from the history of the earth's geological origins, the Natural Science Museum in Rabat also has an impressive sauropod dinosaur on display. The authentic skeleton was discovered in 1979 in the Azilal region of the High Atlas Mountains, where it lived 150million years ago.

Our Arabic language course also allows you plenty of time to discover the culture of RABAT MOROCCO.


ARABIC LANGUAGE IMMERSION IN RABAT MOROCCO ______________________________________________________________


Learn Arabic in Rabat,enjoy your Arabic learning vacation in this dynamic city by the sea, a great central location to explore the surrounding region and other great Moroccan cities at the weekends.

Rabat offers some of the most surprising monuments in Morocco such as the Royal Palace surrounded by the Andalusian Gardens, the Hassan Mosque that with its tower dominates the whole city, and the interesting ruins of Chellah that resembles to another medina but it has actually been abandoned since the 12th century.

Rabat has the largest number of restaurants in the country and after class you can even enjoy the beach in Rabat >> (more)


Planning for your language immersion

  :: You will make your own travel arrangements.
:: Arrive independently into Rabat.
:: Your arrival day is Sunday
:: Language courses start on Monday, finish Friday.
:: Your departure day is Saturday.
:: You will be living & studying with like-minded adult International students.

School details
& location map

  Located in a beautiful spacious building with private garden in the upscale neighborhood of Souissi. Only a 10-minute ride by taxi to the center of the city and the Medina. The entire school is air-conditioned, offers library, computer lab and a cafeteria.

Language course details
& options

  You have the following course options:

4 lessons daily (20 group lessons per week)
6 lessons daily (30 group lessons per week)

:: We accept all language levels / ages 18+
:: Open to all levels (MSA & CMA)
:: Unlimited course length
:: Dress code required when attending program
:: A "lesson" usually lasts approx. 50 minutes
:: Course runs Monday through Friday
:: Loan of course materials are included (with deposit)
:: Placement test & orientation on first day of course
:: Maximum 8 students per group class

Please Note: If fewer than three students register for a particular group course then the group course will be changed to a semi-private course. In this case, the cost and content of the course will remain the same but the hours will be reduced by 50%.

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Lodging options

  You have the following accommodation options:

Host Family:
:: Private room
:: Meals included: breakfast & dinner daily
:: Meals will be local custom
:: Shared bathroom with family
:: Bed linens provided; must bring towels
:: You will be given a key to your lodgings
:: Located within 2 miles of school

School Residence
:: Private rooms (shared availalable, please enquire for pricing)
:: Meals included: breakfast (Mon. - Fri.)
:: Large, nicely decorated rooms with bathroom
:: Cleaning twice a week
:: Expected to live to a code of conduct
:: Accommodation includes 24 hour security
:: Internet access
:: Located within 2 miles of school



After class & weekend activities

  Enjoy social & cultural outings during the week with other students and optional weekend excursions

Participate in content-based training courses: Arab women's history, Islamic history, Qur'anic studies, Moroccan cuisine, Arab Poetry, Moroccan Architecture & Calligraphy.

Enjoy lectures in Moroccan or Arab culture, screenings of Arabic films, Rabat city tours, the Medina, the Kasbah of the Oudaya, weekend trip to Fes or Casablanca. If you prefer to relax, enjoy a day at the beach in Skhirate, only 20 minutes away by train.

What our students say about Rabat

  "My host family was great. The food and accommodations were perfect and everyone in the family was more than hospitable. The school was top notch. My professor was one of the best I have ever had and the curriculum was intense but enjoyable."

Start dates & program prices

  :: Course Start dates throughout the year
:: Set Start dates for beginners
:: Study for as long as you wish
:: Course ONLY option available
:: School closed on weekends & Public holidays
:: Prices are in US dollars

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- Clean & safe capital city
- Central location great for weekend trips to explore other cities
- Only 50 minutes from Casablanca and close to beaches
- School is located in a beautiful residential neighborhood
- Academic credit available

Arrival airport: Rabat/Casablanca
Most students arrive in Rabat via Casablanca airport or directly into Rabat airport. We offer airport transfers from both airports for an additional charge however the train service is excellent between Casablanca & Rabat.

Trains run directly from Casablanca airport to Rabat (with one train change in Casablanca), they run every hour, are comfortable and cheap! The train will take about 50 minutes from central Casablanca and 1.5 hours directly from Casablanca airport.

Travel distances from Rabat
> Casablanca: 50 Minutes (train)
> Fes: 4 hrs (train) 2 hrs (car)
> Meknes: 2 hrs (car)
> Kenitra: 1 hr (train)
> Marrakech: 4 hrs (train)
> Tangiers: 2.5 hrs (car) 4 hrs (train)

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