Education in Morocco
Morocco is a cultural melting pot, which has been progressively forged over thousands of years, throughout the Kingdom’s history. Moroccan society is made of a fascinating mixture of races and ethnic groups, which have created the diversity and richness of the Kingdom’s traditions and customs.
Morocco is now a combination of modernity and traditions that are protect and preserved as part of its cultural heritage, which is celebrated worldwide.
Morocco is the right choice in order to build a cross-cultural perspectives and develop a deep understanding of the African, Arab, and Muslim cultures. The Kingdom has a wide network of public and private universities, located in its major cities: Casablanca, Fez, Dakhla, Marrakech, Agadir, Meknes, Tangiers, Laayoune and Rabat. Various technological engineering and business schools and institutes are also spread over all main regions of the Kingdom.
The organization of studies is following international standard: Bachelor, Master, PhD programs. Arabic and French are the main languages of instruction in most higher education institutions. In addition, a rising number of institutions are offering programs in English.
List of Moroccan Universities:
- Mohammed VI Polytechnic University
- Al Akhawayn University
- Euro-Mediterranean University of Fez
- Ibn Tofaïl University
- International University of Rabat
- Mohammed First University
- Mohammed V University
- Moulay Ismail University
- Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University
- Université Abdelmalek Essaadi
- Université Chouaib Doukkali
- Université Hassan I
- Université Hassan II de Casablanca
- Université Ibn Zohr
- Université Soultan Moulay Slimane
- University of Marrakech Cadi Ayyad
Primary education in Morocco consists of 6 years for children of ages 6–12 years old, and three years of middle school.