Center for Cross Cultural Learning (CCCL)
Company (11-100 employees)
The Center for Cross-Cultural Learning (CCCL) is a private cultural and educational institution located in the heart of Rabat, Morocco’s medina. Founded and directed by Moroccan academics with many years of experience in cross-cultural education, the CCCL organizes study abroad programs and teaches language classes. Professionals specifically trained to teach Arabic as a second language teach courses in Fus’ha (Standard Arabic) and Moroccan Arabic (Darija). The list of lecturers includes outstanding scholars in the areas of social science, humanities, literature, religion, and architecture as well as artists, journalists, NGO activists, artisans, and craftsmen.
The CCCL organizes a variety of cultural and educational activities, including language courses, seminars and lecture series on Moroccan society and Arab and Islamic cultures. The CCCL also sponsors art exhibits and musical performances and organizes educational excursions to various parts of Morocco.
Some of the CCCL’s partners in its cross cultural programs are: The School for International Training (SIT), the City College of New York (CCNY), Wellesley College, Williams College, Humboldt State University, the University of Illinois Chicago, Rollins University, and Road Scholar.
The CCCL bookstore, MaghriBook, publishes regular bulletins of Moroccan publications and provides a number of Moroccan books and audio-visual materials to university libraries. Among MaghriBook's regular customers are Harvard Library, UCLA and the Library of Washington University.
Since 2003, the CCCL, in partnership with Thaqafat Association, offers volunteer and internship programs as well as Summer Abroad programs for the Experiment for International Living (EIL).