Study Abroad Programs

Fairfield's Office of International Programs oversees seven study abroad locations, with numerous opportunities to make each of them your own:

NEW! Madrid, Spain
Fairfield Students
External Students

Madrid is an international and cosmopolitan city that also traces its origins back to prehistoric times. It is well known for its cultural offerings, such as the Prado Museum and the Renia Sofia Museum along with world-famous parks and plazas. Students attending this program take courses in the humanities, liberal arts, business, or engineering at the Jesuit school of Marquis of Comilla while enjoying the centrally located city with easy travel to Barcelona, Toldeo, Malaga, Valencia, and Lisbon (Portugal).

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Fairfield Students
External Students

Tanzania is endowed with a spectacular natural beauty and features a rich tapestry of peoples and cultures that stretch back hundreds of years. The University of Dar es Salaam is the oldest public university in Tanzania, and enjoys an outstanding reputation for scholarship. The local Jesuit community will provide critical support to students, helping them to connect service opportunities with their academic interests.

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Managua, Nicaragua
Fairfield Students
External Students

In Nicaragua, every conversation will be a learning experience, and every day will challenge your perceptions of the world. Located in the heart of Managua, Universidad Centroamericana (UCA), a Jesuit university, offers a wide variety of courses in the liberal arts, business, and engineering.

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Florence, Italy
Fairfield Students
External Students

Learn amid treasures of art and architecture, experience the glory of the Renaissance and the flavor of Italian life in one of Europe's most beautiful cities. Fairfield University's award-winning Florence program offers a comprehensive package of academic programming, cultural events, and support services designed to ensure an outstanding semester or year in Florence. 

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Aix-en-Provence, France
Fairfield Students
External Students

Aix-en-Provence, located in the south of France, is known for its picturesque vistas, Mediterranean climate, and sense of history. A university town, Aix-en-Provence has been a center of study for French students since its first university was founded there in the 15th century, and more than forty thousand students live and study in the city. 

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Brisbane, Australia
Fairfield Students
External Students

Study in one of Australia's most exciting cities, where the charm of 19th-century architecture, a cosmopolitan urban center, and spectacular beaches and wildlife converge. Through this program you are eligible to participate in a credit internship within the Brisbane business community. This opportunity provides a valuable work experience and immersion in Australian professional life.

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Galway, Ireland
Fairfield Students
External Students

In Galway, Ireland's cultural capital and fastest growing city, you will find echoes of the nation's medieval past and evidence of its dynamic present. The program offers study in business, engineering, humanities, nursing, and sciences. In this full-immersion experience, you'll live and learn beside Irish students.

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View all six of our Study Abroad Videos! (Spain video coming soon!)