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Study in Morocco

: We maximize your chance of getting admitted to your chosen universities

The smart alternative to applying direct for a degree in Morocco and the easy way to find programs that match your eligibility and aspirations

Why study in Morocco?

Morocco’s geographical position on the north shore of Africa means it’s close to both Spain and the Middle East, having a profound effect on the country's history and culture. From medieval medinas to the Atlas Mountains, Morocco has many intoxicating sights to discover for international students.

Although not the official language of the country, French is widely used in Moroccan media and business, and taught in schools.

Moroccans are predominantly religious, and may be more conservative in terms of dress and etiquette than many western countries. The country’s healthy tourism industry means it is a tolerant and hospitable place, perfect for international students to experience a new culture.

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What are the best programs in Morocco?

Moroccan institutions have a large selection of subjects for international students to study, including some universities that have adopted an american liberal arts degree framework. Business schools, medical universities and engineering universities are increasingly popular and continue to grow.

Find & apply to programs in Morocco

Find programs you love that match your needs & aspirations, where you stand a high chance of acceptance.

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How we maximize your chance of getting admitted

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    Filter 10,000s of programs down to a shortlist perfect for you, where you have a strong chance of getting admitted

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    Complete our application form and only answer the same question once no matter how many programs you apply for

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    We rigorously assess your application to ensure you have the best chance of getting admitted before we submit it

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What is the cost of studying in Morocco?

Generally, Morocco is a cheaper country for international students to study in than many western countries. University fees in Morocco can be around $10,000 - $15,000 a year, which may include some living costs depending on the institution.

Living costs are generally very reasonable, especially when it comes to food.

Student reviews for Morocco

  • isaac James
    United States
    Overall experience 5 stars
    Academic
    4 stars
    University social
    4 stars
    Accommodation
    4 stars
    University facilities
    4 stars
    Al Akhawayn University Social Policy
    What's it like to study in Morocco?
    Morocco is a beautiful country for students to visit. It's a unique place to learn a variety of things such as Islam, colonialism, architecture, and agriculture to just name a few. Moroccos cities are filled with history and people that will enlighten travelers. Citizens will welcome you and invite you to experience the music, the food, the culture, and the soul of the country. Going to Morocco will be an experience in which someone will not forget.

Key facts

  • Dirham DH Currency
  • 850,000 Student population
  • Arabic and Berber Languages
  • 21 Universities

Where can you study in Morocco?

While the sights and sounds of places like Marrakesh can be daunting to many, other cities such as Fez, Essaouira and Tangier can be calmer and just as interesting. Wherever you choose to study you’ll be immersed in the culture and encounter local food, craftsmen and historic architecture.

Universities in Morocco

What are the requirements to study in Morocco?

Qualifications

Specific program requirements will be set by the university and may differ between institutions. Some bachelor’s programs have a relatively low barrier to entry, whereas other more specialist programs require specific tests as part of the admissions process.

English language tests

For international study in Morocco with English as the language of instruction, it will be necessary to have completed a TOEFL or IELTS test to measure your language proficiency. You may not need to complete one of these tests if you have previous experience of learning in English.

Morocco student visa

The Moroccan visa process for students varies depending on which country you live in. You will need to find your nearest Moroccan consulate or embassy and find out from them the exact process and documents you need to submit.

In general, the requirements for getting a Moroccan study visa include a completed application form, a secured place at a Moroccan institution, a valid passport, and travel details.

You should also arrange for any required vaccinations before arriving in Morocco.

Morocco student visa requirements

How to study in Morocco

  1. Choose a university and program in Morocco
  2. Make sure you can meet the specific requirements set by the university including any English proficiency tests
  3. Apply through the university’s chosen platform or via post
  4. Submit any supporting documents
  5. Pay any application fees if necessary
  6. Wait for a decision on your application
  7. Accept your offer and pay any deposits for tuition or accommodation
  8. Start the process for your Morocco student visa

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