Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane - Spotlights


Riyadh Fair 2012

Al Akhawayn University participates in the Third International Exhibition and Conference on Higher Education in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on April 17-20, 2012. The event offers prospective students from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia an opportunity to learn about options in higher education internationally. It is also an opportunity for exhibitors to meet and interact informally and formally, in conferences, seminars, and gatherings. Over 300,000 are expected to attend the event. 440 exhibitors from more than 30 countries are present at the event taking place at the heart of the bustling capital, Riyadh.

Posted on 04/18/2012

Mohammed VI Library

Al Akhawayn's Mohammed VI Library will be co-organizing with the University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Information and Library Science and the UNC Institute of Museum and Library Services a workshop on "Metadata: Foundations, Practice and Effective Planning" to be held at Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane on May 23-25, 2012 with participants from Morocco, Qatar, Russia, the UAE, the U.S. For more information, click here.

Posted on 04/16/2012

Lars Vissing, Ambassador of Danemark

His Excellency Lars Vissing, Ambassador of Denmark to Morocco, visited Al Akhawayn University on April 12, 2012 to give a talk on "Current Priorities of European Politics". The purpose of the visit was to mark Denmark's presidency of the European Union during the first semester of 2012. Over 50 students, faculty, and staff attended the talk.

Posted on 04/13/2012

Annual International Studies Association Conference

Al Akhawayn professors Jack Kalpakian, Nizar Messari, Ahmed Rhazaoui, and Angelos Sepos presented papers at the Annual International Studies Association Conference entitled "Power, Principles and Participation in the Global Information Age", held from April 1–4, 2012, in San Diego, U.S. The Conference hosted over 3,000 participants this year. Al Akhawayn professors were members of the panel entitled "Political Change in North Africa and the Middle East". 

Posted on 04/10/2012

Abderrahman Hassi

Abderrahman Hassi, Lecturer of Management at Al Akhawayn University, gave a presentation entitled "The Determinants of Instructors’ Credibility: The Influence of Cultural Beliefs" at the Asian Conference on Psychology and Behavioral Science on April 1st, 2012 in Osaka, Japan. The Conference was organized by the International Academic Forum, a think tank founded by a group of Asian, European, and North American academicians and business professionals. Hassi's presentation was part of a comparative and cross-cultural research activity he carried out on the Moroccan and Canadian contexts, in collaboration with Giovanna Storti and Abderrahman Azennoud, both Language Center teachers at Al Akhawayn. 

Posted on 04/09/2012