50% of our faculty are international
72% of our students have studied abroad at least once
A network of 5,700+ alumni around the globe
Home to over 2,200 students from around the world, the 75 hectare campus
houses student facilities including 7 academic buildings, a library, 21 student
residences, 4 dining halls, shops, sports centers, and research labs.
Home to over 2,200 students from around the world, the 75 hectare campus houses student facilities including 7 academic buildings, a library, 21 student residences, 4 dining halls, shops, sports centers, and research labs.
Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane (AUI) educates future citizen-leaders of Morocco and the world through a globally oriented, student centered, English-language curriculum based on the North American system. AUI's quality education, accredited by the prestigious New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE), guarantees an academic experience adapted to your needs and to the challenges of the 21st century.
Your professors could include an international expert on media systems, a part-time novelist or poet, or even a cultural anthropologist with decades of experience.
faculty Phd holders
87% of alumni are working or pursuing their studies.
61% of alumni find a job within the first six months of graduating.
"Thanks to my beloved parents, I discovered my second home; I discovered the house of my dreams. I have learnt a lot; the kind of learning that opens my mind and widens my perspectives. Being an AUI student is an opportunity you have to seize in order to contribute to a better society. So, be yourself, dream big, and work hard."
“The education I gained at AUI shaped my future professionally and personally and allowed to me handle successfully different challenges and responsibilities. Choosing Al Akhawayn provided me with the necessary skills to succeed and to be competitive both locally and globally”
“Al Akhawayn has played a transformational role in my life. It began the moment I set foot on campus and it continues to shape who I am today. Having majored in computer science with a minor in business administration, the liberal arts experience at Al Akhawayn provided me with a solid academic base and allowed me to build up a diverse profile able to adapt to various environments.”
“Al Akhawayn University has provided me through its liberal arts model and the international character with the necessary analytical and intercultural skills to pursue a career path in international relations.”
“AUI was truly a perfect environment for growth. It was in AUI that I realized the incredible potential we all have. That’s where I made friends who are now family! Joining AUI was the first step of a journey that later took me to the discovery of the world, and that of myself. If I were to relive my time in AUI, I would not hesitate a second.”
“We do not see it when we are still a student, but once we reach our long-term goals we recall the various milestones we achieved every day at Al Akhawayn. I am thankful and glad to be an Al Akhawayn alumnus.”
“My journey at AUI was a quest of self-discovery, an adventure I embarked upon in search of better opportunities for myself. Studying at AUI was a dream come true and allowed me to expand my horizons. As with everything in life, it had its ups and downs but they each had a lesson in store: enjoy the happy moments and persevere through the difficult ones. My journey at AUI shaped me to be a better global citizen, one that can thrive in the 21st century”