Montana State University


May 8 - June 12, 2014

Artists in the Atlas

Student Summer

An international service learning program that offers university students the opportunity to assist in ongoing community development projects in the rural communities of the Zawiya Ahansal region in the Central High Atlas Mountains of Morocco. The program is accredited through Montana State University. 

Go here for the 2013 Faculty-led Study Abroad Program


2014 Acceptance Forms

Click on this link to download the acceptance forms.  Please fill them out and return them to Kevin Brustuen at 406 Culbertson Hall.   Feel free to scan them and send them as an email attachment to Kevin at




Artists in the Atlas

Take your creative spirit on a journey into the heart of Morocco; a land of inspiration, exoticism, awe-inspiring scenery, unique culture and graciously hospitable people.  For centuries it has been a muse for famed artists, writers, and designers such as…

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The sheikh of Zawiya Ahansal stands on top of the almost complete refuse oven.

Community Partner

A portion of all program costs is donated to the Atlas Cultural Foundation. Atlas Cultural Adventures partners with the Atlas Cultural Foundation, a registered US non profit organization with the mission of helping underserved Moroccans, especially women and children, improve their…

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