Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane - Spotlights


EU Debt Crisis

Al Akhawayn School of Humanities and Social Sciences hosted on April 18, 2012 a roundtable discussion under the theme of “The EU Debt Crisis and its Impact on Morocco” with the participation of Jawad Kerdoudi, from the Moroccan Institute of International Relations;  Jack Kalpakian, Associate Professor of International Studies; and Angelos Sepos, Assistant Professor of European Studies. The discussion revolved around the origins, the evolution, and the perspectives of the debt crisis worldwide, as well as its impact on the Moroccan economy.

Posted on 05/09/2012

student Amine Karmouche publish a paper

Al Akhawayn Engineering student Amine Karmouche (‘13) published a paper entitled “Distributer RFID Shopping System” in Communications in Computer and Information Science of the Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series. Karmouche presented his paper to a large panel and audience of experts in the field of Computer and Information Science during the 4th International Conference on Networked Digital Technologies held at the Canadian University of Dubai, on April 24-26, 2012.  “The organizing chairs and attendees were impressed by the high quality of undergraduate research conducted at Al Akhawayn University," said Amine Karmouche. "They commended the efforts made towards helping students start research at an early stage of their academic journey.”

Posted on 05/09/2012


Al Akhawayn Institute of Economic Analysis and Prospective Studies (IEAPS) issued a new report entitled “What Can Be Learnt from the New Economics of Emigration of Medical Doctors to the European Union: The Cases of East and Central European, Middle Eastern and North African Economies?” The publication was issued on April 27, 2012 in collaboration with FEMISE, under the leadership, coordination and authorship of IEAPS Dean Ahmed Driouchi, and in collaboration with Al Akhawayn's School of Business Administration and IEAPS Staff. To view a summary of the report click here

Posted on 04/28/2012

book chapter

Al Akhawayn Water Management Research team has published a chapter entitled “Violence, the Bitit Canal and the Nile Basin: An Asymmetric Comparison” in the book Integrated Water Resources Management in the Mediterranean Region: Dialogue towards new strategy:  (Choukr-Allah, Redouane; Ragab, Ragab; Rodriguez-Clemente, Rafael, eds. (2012, 2012, IX, p391)). Authors of the chapter are Al Akhawayn professors Jack Kalpakian, Ahmed Legrouri, Fouad Berrada, Abdelkrim Ouardaoui, and Driss Kettani, and the research team assistants Fatima Ejekki and Khalid Doudou. 

Posted on 04/26/2012

Violetta Cavalli-Sforza

Violetta Cavalli-Sforza, Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Al Akhawayn University has been selected to attend the fifth annual Google EMEA Faculty Summit on September 19-21, 2012 at Google’s London office in Central St. Giles. The summit will gather 100 Computer Science academics from across the region to discuss technical issues of mutual interest, and explore interesting possibilities for collaboration with Google.

Posted on 04/26/2012