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Tuition and Fees

International Admissions

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Fees, Tuition, and Expenses

The following fees are applicable to the Fall and Spring semesters. They are subject to change each academic year at the discretion of the Board of Trustees.


(*) Fees are charged only during the first semester and the deposit is refundable upon graduation.

Please Note: All tuition costs and fees are in Moroccan Dirhams (MAD)


Tuition is calculated on the basis of credits taken. The cost per credit is as follows:

  • Undergraduate (normal load 15 - 17 credits) Graduate (normal load 12 credits)
  • Undergraduate International tuition: 3360 DH
  • Graduate International tuition: 4200 DH

International applicants qualify for Moroccan tuition if:

  • One of the parents is Moroccan, or both parents are non-Moroccan but have resided and have been paying income tax (IGR) in Morocco for more than five years.
  • Visiting students pay the same fees as AUI regular students except for the testing charge and the orientation fees. However, they are charged the following fees:
  • AUI Deposit: DH 3,000
  • ID Card: DH 200
  • Semester Insurance: DH 550

Required deposits


Candidates offered admission are required to respond to offers of admission immediately upon notification by paying 10 000 MAD in which a 5000 MAD non-refundable confirmation deposit.

The new student confirmation deposit is non-refundable unless the University denies the student’s enrollment after receiving insufficient TOEFL results.

Method of payment

Application / TOEFL/ Confirmation and Pre-registration fees

Inside and outside Morocco:

Online payment instructions

  • Log in to the portal at using the user name (5-digit numbers) and password sent to you.
  • Select the “Admissions” tab and click on “Application and/or Toefl fees online payment” under “Documents I need to send an online payment”;
  • Read the payment conditions and payment security and click on the “Accept” button;
  • Select the payment type in the drop-down list (“Application and Toefl”, “Application only”, “Toefl only”), the amount to be paid will be shown, and click on “confirm(er)” button;
  • Enter your card information at the level of the order form “Bon de paiement”, select the checkbox near “confirmer l’acceptation des conditions générales d’utilisation du service” and click on “Valider le paiement”;
  • Print the payment receipt (you will receive a notification email with the payment details).

Only outside Morocco:

The payment must be done via Western Union to: “Samira Rhioui, Business Office, Al Akhawayn University 53000, Ifrane Morocco.” The MTCN number given by the Western Union should be e-mailed to


After Registration:


A student who officially withdraws from the University in accordance with official procedures is eligible for a refund of tuition fees following this schedule:

  • Prior to the first class day - 100%
  • During the first five class days - 80%
  • During the second five class days - 70%
  • During the third five class days - 50%
  • During the fourth five class days - 25%
  • After the fourth five class days - None

Room and Restaurant Food

Refunds will be made in proportion to the time remaining in a term.

Fees and Books

No refund is made for these charges unless, in the case of books, it can be demonstrated that the University incurred no expense.