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Provider Programs

Students have the option to study beyond our Centers through a variety of approved Provider Programs that can take them to all corners of the world!  Provider program courses will come back as transfer credit and will not carry a grade.  Only Fairfield University students may attend the Provider Programs (students from other institutions should work with their home institution's Study Abroad Office)

CIEE - We create opportunities that help bring people together. We foster the development of understanding and mutual respect between communities and nations by promoting the exchange of ideas and experiences. We help give students, teachers, and young professionals from across the world skills that make them active and responsible global citizens.  CIEE offers semester programs in Africa, Asia, Europe and South America.  View All Approved Programs to see the full list.

CYA - College Year Athens - The College Year in Athens experience is designed to guide students to a greater understanding and appreciation of Greece--ancient, medieval and modern--and the surrounding region. The program of studies juxtaposes the history and contributions of ancient Greece with the Greece of today: a country situated at the confluence of Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, partaking of the culture of her neighbors to the north, east and south, and bound to them by history and geography.

College Year in Athens offers a substantial curriculum at the junior-year level augmented by study-travel to important historical sites. Courses cover the following disciplines: Archaeology, Art History, Classical Languages, Environmental Studies, Ethnography, History, International Relations, Literature, Modern Greek Language, Philosophy, Political Science, and Religion.

SFS - School for Field Studies - Nowhere else will you find a study abroad experience like The School for Field Studies – adventurous, invigorating, and fulfilling.

When you study abroad with SFS, you’re contributing to a legacy of environmental research and stewardship that spans more than 35 years, encompassing countries as diverse as Cambodia, Kenya, New Zealand and Costa Rica. Our team of experienced research scientists will push you to get creative as you work to understand the critical environmental issues of our time. Get ready for muddy boots, cold showers, and dirt under your fingernails, because you will be out there doing science, not just talking about it in the classroom. And you won’t be alone – you’ll be joining a group of students who share your passion for creating a more sustainable future.

Our planet is home to an incredible diversity of life and depends on the next generation of environmental leaders to protect its future – will you be one of them? View All Approved Programs to see the full list.

The Beijing Center - The Beijing Center's wide variety of courses is designed to help you develop a thorough understanding of China -- its past, present, and future development. You will experience China in all its complexities, by studying its language, history, culture, arts, politics, literature, religions and philosophy, among other subjects. During the year, The Beijing Center offers over 50 classes across 13 different disciplines. This allows TBC students to focus on their current major and interests, as well as build a more attractive portfolio for professional development. All classes are in English, and are taught by leading academics and practitioners. The wide selection of courses also allows students from most majors and minors to both study abroad and graduate on time.

Loyola Center at Newcastle, England -  It is often difficult for students studying majors in the Sciences to study abroad. This program was particularly designed to enable Science majors to study abroad.  The Loyola Center at Newcastle offers a great deal of flexibility in the courses students may take. The University has five Subject Pathways for Study Abroad but Loyola Center students can study subjects across any of them, as best fits their degree requirements.

At Newcastle University, teaching staff use a wide variety of teaching and assessment styles. Lectures, seminars, tutorials and, in some subjects, laboratory classes—provide the main points of contact between student and tutor. These are often supplemented with fieldwork, guest lectures, student presentations, conferences, and private study.

The Washington Internship Institute is an educational nonprofit organization dedicated to preparing college students and recent graduates for their future through substantive internships in  Washington, D.C. During a semester or summer in Washington, DC, you will learn about yourself and your field while enjoying the excitement of our nation’s capital.   Our unique “Go Green!” program is geared towards students with a passion for the environment.  From environmental law to advocacy to research, Washington is host to many national environmental organizations.  Potential internships include tracking national legislation for the Environmental Protection Agency, writing press releases for World Wildlife Fund, or researching energy issues for the Climate Institute.
You will become an engaged and informed citizen and a leader equipped to make a difference in the world.