Get a degree in a progressing country with a long history
Morocco is located in North Africa, and it has both Atlantic and Mediterranean coastlines. Throughout history there has been a heavy Berber, Arabic and European influence on its culture. Its mountains, desert, coastlines as well as its ancient cities makes it one of the most diverse countries in Africa.
Higher education has a long history in Morocco, and it is home to the world’s oldest continuously operating university; The Karaouine University at Fes. There are both public and private universities, as well as other higher institutes in the education network. The quality of higher education is under active improvement.
Admission to public universities is simple, as only a baccaulauréat is required. For other public institutions of higher education, such as engineering schools, the admission process includes some competitive special tests and special training before the exams.
The cost of studying varies, as higher education institutes are free to set their own fees. The tuition fees are not extremely high, they tend to range around 2,700 € per semester.
With diversity being the main theme of Morocco, from landscape to culture, everyone can find something enjoyable to do while studying there. For example, cities like Marrakech have a wide variety of sights and city activities, while more rural parts of the country offer wonderful outdoor activities such as surfing and riding camels in the desert.
Top 3 reasons to study in Morocco
- Intertwining cultures
- Opportunity to travel to Europe and in Africa easily
- Experiencing the Islamic lifestyle
Did you know this about Morocco?
- The University of al-Qarawiyyin is the oldest existing, continually operating and the first degree awarding educational institution in the world.
- Morocco is the only African country that is not a member of the African Union.
- The goats in Morocco tend to climb trees.