Middlebury College is opening a new school in Rabat, Morocco:
Middlebury C.V. Starr Schools Abroad will add a 17th country in the fall of 2016 when it opens a new School in Morocco. The program, approved by the Board of Trustees at their September meeting, will join the School in Amman, Jordan, as a second official Middlebury program in the Arabic-speaking world.
“We’re thrilled to be launching this new program in Morocco,” said Dean of International Programs Jeffrey Cason. “Our program in Jordan has done very well and is nearing capacity. We think this additional program in the Middle East/North Africa will offer students an excellent immersive experience in a fascinating culture.”
The school will be based in Morocco’s capital city of Rabat and provided through a partnership with Mohammed V University. The program will enroll students who have studied at least two years of college-level Arabic and wish to study abroad for either a semester or full year…[FULL STORY]