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Live the AUI Experience

Your life-transforming journey starts here

Studying at AUI is about more than obtaining an academic qualification. It is a life-transforming, holistic experience, concerned with human growth as much as academic achievement.

The Student Affairs Division at AUI makes a significant contribution to the overall development of students, helping them to develop emotionally, physically, socially, and even spiritually by providing a variety of services, programs and extracurricular learning opportunities as well as recreational and cultural activities. A Counseling Service is also ready to help students overcome any personal difficulties.

A learning atmosphere like no other

An all-round experience for comprehensive personal development

Liberal Arts at Al Akhawayn University Morocco

Learn from the Best

We offer unparalleled learning opportunities within a diverse atmosphere, where our staff includes experts who are not only long-term anthropologists but also part-time fiction writers or poets, showcasing extraordinary talent.

AUI Campus athletics facilities


We strive to create an environment that places emphasis on hard work, discipline, and team building for every student-athlete. Our goal is to foster not only athletic success but also to lay the foundation for success in life.

Alumni Affairs and Career Services AUI Ifrane

Alumni Affairs and Career Services

The Alumni Affairs and Career Services Office assists students in making well-informed career choices by offering insights into global recruiting trends and providing tips on job interviews.

The American Liberal Arts model AUI University Morocco

The American Liberal Arts model

Our aim is to cultivate individuals who are not only guided by their instructors but also enriched through collaboration with diverse peers, forming a unique network of interdisciplinary thought.

Facts and Figures

Al Akhawayn University stands out among its peers with impressive numbers and achievements


Graduates Working in Morocco and 20 Countries


Alumni working in multinational groups


Faculty are Internationals


AUI graduates have an international career experience

The Student Activities Office AUI University

The Student Activities Office

Helping students develop their talents, leadership abilities, and organizational skills since 1995

The Student Activities Office (SAO) provides students with different opportunities to engage in cultural, educational, social, and recreational activities, which are an integral part of the living-learning community at AUI.

Students develop their talents, leadership abilities, and organizational skills through their involvement in and contribution to various clubs and student organizations.

SAO supervises and encourages co-curricular activities by working in collaboration with student organizations with different missions ranging from educational, and cultural, to humanitarian and recreational.

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Center For Learning Excellence

Transition smoothly from high school to university

The Center for Learning Excellence is dedicated to helping AUI students thrive in their academic pursuits. We strive to equip them with the skills and expertise needed to reach excellence through mentoring, tutoring services and specially tailored training programs.

AUI's Center for Learning Excellence:

  • Offers both tutoring and mentoring services
  • Coordinates different academic units, namely Student Learning Services, Technology Learning Services, and Writing Services
  • Supports students and teachers by providing professional development via Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) services
  • Provides a state-of-the-art environment that offers students support services while also providing the necessary training and tools for them to excel in their careers as educators and researchers.
  • Is certified by the College Reading & Learning Association (CRLA)
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AUI University The First-Year Experience Program

The First-Year Experience Program

Make a successful transition to college life

Weekly seminars and regular events helps students integrate into AUI life and guides them through their degree and career planning.

An Introductory Orientation Program provides students with mentors, who are also AUI students, who guide new students in their choices concerning course specialization and the various facilities available on campus, listening to them and clearing up any doubts they may have in any area, thus helping them settle in, integrate and develop more easily and start the journey to becoming the best version of themselves.

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My AUI Experience

Experience life from the perspective of our students as they embark on their academic journey

Resident Life

Living in university housing is a unique experience

AUI University Students


AUI is one of the few campuses in Morocco with student housing. With 21 student residences, its Housing and Residential Life Office helps all residents to have a positive experience while living on campus.

On-campus housing helps students become more involved in the college experience, incorporating academic work with co-curricular activities.

Student dormitories feature modern amenities with heating systems, cable television service, wired and wireless internet, kitchens, laundry services, and study lounges, and enjoy stunning views of the surrounding cedar forest.

AUI University Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff

Housing solutions include on-campus Faculty and Staff Residences in 3 buildings, each with 16 apartments which consist of either 1 or 2 furnished bedrooms with TV and Internet connections.

Cleaning and maintenance services are provided.

Off-campus solutions include a Residence in the center of Ifrane and also four 2-bedroom apartments (one large and three small) for faculty members.

Annex apartments consist of six buildings with various size apartments (1, 2, or 3 bedrooms) located about 6 km from the university. A university shuttle van ensures regular and reliable commuting.

AUI Parents and Family

Parents and Family

Upon successful application to the housing services, Students may receive guests of the same gender in their rooms. However, permission must be obtained from any roommates present in a double or triple occupancy room - this request should at least 24 hours prior to arrival.

All visitors are required to leave campus before 8:30 pm and no overnight stays are permitted except for family members who can arrange reservations through Downtown Residence via email ( with 48-hour notice given beforehand.


A place where inspiration finds you

On top of an outstanding eductaion, AUI fostered creativity outside of the classrooms, providing me with the necessary skills and knowledge to become a leader in the market. Today, as a proud alumna, I can very sincerely say that being involved in thi community was one of my best life experiences.

Soukaina Khattab

Graduation Class: 2018

I have learnt a lot at AUI; the kind of learning that opens the mind and widens perspectives. The extra-curricular activities were my chance to develop effective communication, expand my network, and broaden my knowledge.

Amina Faouzi Zizi

Member of the Moroccan Parliament Justice and Development Party
Graduation class: 2011

My experience at AUI helped me be the person I am today. It taught me way more than just school lessons; it taught me how to be a better person everyday. It taught me that it is possible to achieve anything you want with hard work. My 4 years at AUI were truly the best years of my life.

Soraya Hacham

Graduation class: 2015

Employability and Entrepreneurship

Al Akhawayn University takes a unique approach to preparing students for successful careers by integrating them into the workforce from the first semester. Through partnerships with major corporate firms, students gain valuable real-world experience and make important connections that set them up for success after graduation. In addition, our world-class startup incubator, developed in collaboration with prestigious local and international partners, provides students with the resources and support they need to create their own companies while still studying. This innovative approach to education sets Al Akhawayn graduates apart from the competition, equipping them with the skills and experiences they need to succeed in a rapidly changing global job market.