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UF in Fez - Arabic Language
Fez, Morocco
Program Terms: Summer C
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Budget Sheets Summer C
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Click here for a definition of this term Level: Undergraduate Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5
Program Advisor: Lauren Strange Click here for a definition of this term Type of Credit: Transfer
Click here for a definition of this term Open to non-UF students: Yes Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: UF Sponsored
Click here for a definition of this term College: Fine Arts Participating Colleges: University-wide
Program Description:

UF in Fez

Arabic Language
Summer C: 2014 05/26/2014 - 07/25/2014

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About the Program

The Arabic Language Institute in Fez (ALIF) offers you the opportunity to earn 11 credit hours while spending nine weeks in Fez, Morocco. Highlights include small classes of 3 to 8 students, access to the ALIF library with texts on Arab, North African, and Islamic Sstudies, and a campus that is location in a large Moorish-style villa surrounded by an oasis-like setting.

About the Location

Fez, Morocco is a fascinating city where the old and new worlds coexist in perfect harmony.

Excursions

Following arrival, you may arrange for walking tours and optional extended field trips that match your special interests, at an additional cost. An added activity during the summer session is the World Sacred Music Festival, held annually in Fez: www.morocco-fezfestival.com. Air travel takes one to Casablanca, Marrakesh, Tangier, Agadier, or on to the European continent before or after the program.

Housing

You will be housed in a homestay with with a Moroccan family, including meals. Optional meal plans are also available locally through ALIF.

ALIF Blog

http://alcfezbook.com/

Learn the Arabic Language During Summer Study.

Learn the Moroccan Dialect.

Discover the Museum-Like City of Fez, One of the Oldest and Most Vibrant Cities in the Muslim World.

Discover the Oldest University in the World, Al-Qarawiyyin, founded in 859 by Fatima al-Fihri.

Experience a New Culture, New Cuisine, and a New Way of Life.

Course Information

Department of Languages, Literatures, & Cultures
Courses are taught by UF and ALIF faculty.
 

Arab Culture through Film (1 UF GPA credit - Taught by UF Faculty)

Language Instruction in Modern Standard Arabic (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Upper Advanced)  8-10 Transfer credits - Taught by ALIF Faculty (180 hours, 4 hrs/day, 5 days/wk for 9 weeks.)

Total Number of Credits Offered: 9-11

Eligibility/Requirements

  • students in good standing
  • 2.5 GPA or higher
  • essay
  • recent transcript

Fez MapFinancial Aid

Any financial aid that you would receive on campus during the summer can be applied toward the cost of this study abroad program.

UFIC recommends that you speak with your financial aid advisor about your financial aid eligibility for study abroad. More information can be found at Student Financial Affairs.

Diamond Study Abroad Scholarship: http://www.ufic.ufl.edu/SAS/Scholarships-KDiamond.html

2014 Pricing

2014 Undergraduate Program Fee: 4,596

FezA $300 nonrefundable deposit toward the total cost of the program is due at the time of application. The remaining fees are due no later than 45 days prior to departure. If you receive financial aid, you can defer payment until it disburses.

What's Included:

Tuition for up to 11 credits, homestay, 3 daily meals, orientation, language instruction, ALIF library membership, access to listening stations, seminars, and audio tape collection at ALIF, international health insurance, and medical emergency assistance.

What's Not Included:

Round-trip airfare, additional personal travel, and personal expenses.

ALIF Blog
http://alcfezbook.com

UFIC Study Abroad Advisor
Lauren Strange
352-273-1508
lstrange@ufic.ufl.edu

Faculty Program Director
Dr. Soraya Bougettaya
352-392-2422  
sorayadz@ufl.edu

 




 
This program is currently not accepting applications.