Internationals - Freshmen: How to Apply

International applicants living in Morocco:

At Al Akhawayn University, you are considered an international student if you are not a Moroccan citizen regardless of your place of residence.

International applicants living outside Morocco:

Some International candidates with good academic achievements may be granted direct admission. In this case, they should have spent at least the last two years of high school in an international institution outside Morocco.

To prevent delays, you should arrange to have timely completion of all the required documents and test scores submitted to the Office of Admissions and Outreach well in advance of the application deadline.

The TOEFL is required for all non-native speaker applicants

International freshman

General Admission Conditions 

1. Review of high school records and credentials. 

2. A satisfactory online interview, where applicable.

International candidates with good academic achievements may be granted direct admission.

Applicants whose primary language of instruction was not English are required to submit the results of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) (see English Language Proficiency)

International candidates with good academic achievements may have direct admission.

N.B: Placement tests in Arabic, French and English writing will be administered to undergraduate applicants, where appropriate for course placement.

How to apply?

International Graduate

General Admission Conditions 

There are three basic requirements for acceptance to a graduate program:

• A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, or equivalent

• Strong academic average in course work leading to the “Licence”; or, if graduating from a system using the US higher education model, a ‘B’ average or better in the upper level (junior and senior level) work and in any graduate work already completed; or, other evidence of ability to succeed in graduate study

• Adequate preparation for the proposed graduate program; and, acceptance by the appropriate Admissions Committee Selected candidates may be invited for an interview with the admissions committee.

All graduate students wishing to enroll at AUI to pursue a master’s degree are expected to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. For placement purposes, students for whom English is not the first language must submit a TOEFL score of 550 and obtain a 5.0 score over 6.0 in writing or the equivalent scores in IBT.

How to apply?

Transcripts, Diplomas, and documents which appear in their original form in other languages than English, Arabic or French must be accompanied by a certified English translation.