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  • Locations: Barcelona, Spain; Florence, Italy; London, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Summer
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  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2024 02/15/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Program Description:

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Comparative Education Systems
Learn about the education systems of England, Italy and Spain by visiting three of the most exciting cities in Europe: London (6 nights), Barcelona (6 nights) and Florence (6 nights). You will explore current controversies such as issues of inclusion and exclusion and how education impacts social mobility.

Gain unique perspective and insight from local educators as you earn 3 credits awarded by Fairfield University. The Comparative Education course will introduce you to comparative education systems of the U.K., Italy and Spain and the relationship that the education systems have with their respective societies.

You'll take academic visits to local schools, city tours with professional guides and visits to relevant museums and places of interest. 
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Over 50% of our participants receive financial support from AIFS!  
AIFS is recognized as a premier provider of study abroad programs. All-inclusive program fees cover tuition, housing, a meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service. Since 1964, more than 1.5 million students have traveled abroad with AIFS.