Arab American Language Institute in Morocco

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Dr. Driss Cherkaoui is AALIM’s Academic and Program Director. He holds a Ph.D. in Arabic literature from the Sorbonne in Paris, France. He has over 20 years of experience in teaching Arabic at all levels to American university students, and for many years has directed prestigious intensive Arabic language programs.

AALIM, your Institute for Arabic language and Moroccan culture

AALIM is the Arab-American Language Institute in Morocco, a private language institute based in Meknes, Morocco, with US offices in Virginia. AALIM is accredited by the Moroccan Ministry of Education and offers all levels of Arabic study throughout the year as well as cultural tourism and special programs for people over 18 years of age. Upcoming programs: Summer Intensive Arabic; Fall Semester.

Our orientation video is here. What our students say.

The AALIM Center in Meknes, Morocco

Musicians perform at the AALIM Center

The map to the right shows the location of Morocco in North Africa, and Meknes, the home of the AALIM Institute, in the heart of Morocco.

AALIM students at the Center in Meknes.