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Egan School of Nursing & Health Studies

Fairfield's study abroad programs are designed to take students out of their comfort zone and expose them to new cultures and a wealth of new learning opportunities.  Global Fairfield offers a wide range of study abroad opportunities for students including semester, year, summer, and faculty-led options. Below are programs recommended for our Egan School of Nursing & Health Studies students, which allow them to take major courses while abroad.   All students applying to a semester or year-long program must have a declared major in order to be approved by Fairfield to proceed with study abroad acceptances.  

Semester Program Options

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Short-Term and Faculty-Led Options

AIFS Comparative Healthcare
AIFS Comparative Healthcare - Summer Program
Approved as a Nursing Elective for Nursing, Public Health, and Social Work Major/Minors
Florence Palliative
Florence, Italy
Next Offering TBA


The Lourdes PilgrimageOrder of Malta American Association, is another opportunity for our Nursing students. The Lourdes Pilgrimage Scholarship is sponsored by: Joseph F. Berardino '72, Former University Trustee, and Gail T. Berardino, School Of Nursing Advisory Board Member.  Through a competitive application process, two junior nursing students from Fairfield University are granted a scholarship to participate in the Lourdes Pilgrimage. The trip typically runs at the end of the junior spring semester. 
Please note, this is a not-for-credit opportunity. 

Not interested in the programs listed above? Click here for the list of summerJ-Term and faculty led options!