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School of Engineering

The School of Engineering has carefully selected semester programs abroad that will support a student's academic trajectory. All students applying to a semester program must have a declared major in order to be approved by Fairfield to proceed with study abroad acceptances. 

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Fall Semester Program Only

The University of Galway semester program has been selected for our Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering students. Students on this program will enroll in a prescribed curriculum based on their major field of study, in addition to core and elective courses.


Fall Semester Program Only

This IQS semester program has been selected for our Mechanical Engineering students. This program has been custom-built between the Fairfield University and IQS' School of Engineering. Students on this program will enroll in a prescribed curriculum based on their major field of study. 

Please connect with the Engineering Dean's Office for guidance in your Freshman year on how to begin the application process for these opportunities!

Not interested in the programs listed above? The School of Engineering is offering a Summer Short-term Program in France, below, that you can explore, or click here for the list of summerJ-Term and faculty led options that can assist you with completing your graduation requirements!
*This is a special opportunity for Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering Majors only to earn 3 Major Elective credits. All other majors are not considered* Located on ICAM’s Bretagne campus in Vannes, in the amazing setting of the Morbihan Gulf, this course combines theoretical concepts and technical skills with a focus on energy transition and sustainability. Students complete the program with the design and creation of a complex technological solution.
The program includes:
  • Applied engineering approaches with a multidisciplinary advantage
  • A technical engineering group project in ICAM Vannes' Fablab (maker lab)
  • Exposure to French language and culture