Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane - Ifrane & the Middle Atlas

Ifrane and the Middle Atlas

Ifrane: A University Town

With a growing population of about 15,000, Ifrane is nestled in the beautiful Middle Atlas mountains – a region that delights residents and visitors all four seasons of the year. With its mountains, parks, cedar and oak forests, waterfalls, and rich wildlife, university students, faculty, staff, and visitors have access to hiking excursions, horseback riding, skiing, fishing, and many other outdoor activities within minutes of the town.

In addition to outdoor pursuits, restaurants, cafes, hotels, nightlife, a weekly market, bazaars, hammams, campgrounds, and other diverse amenities make Ifrane a pleasant place to live and study.

Ifrane is one hour from the imperial cities of Fez and Meknes, two and a half hours from the Moroccan capital Rabat, and three and a half hours from Casablanca.