Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane - Politics and International Studies Research Unit

Research Areas

PISRU conceives research in a broad sense to include basic or applied research as is generally understood in the social sciences, liberal arts and other scholarly inquiries. The unit will encourage collaborations between scholars from different disciplines and the nature of the collaboration may vary according to the different themes which include:


Colonialism and Post-Colonialism

Conflict and Security Studies

Governance and Political Participation

International Politics

Issues of Migrations and Refugees

Linguistic Diversity and its Social Impact

Moroccan Foreign Policy

Moroccan Politics

North African Politics

The Arab Uprisings and their consequences

Theoretical and Conceptual Debates in International and Domestic Politics

Water and society