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  • Locations: Amman, Jordan; Dublin, Ireland
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: FIE: Foundation for International Education 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2021 01-APR-2021 ** Rolling Admission 23-MAY-2021 21-JUN-2021
NOTE: APPLICATIONS: You must submit an application to UVA and FIE. The deadline above is the general UVA application deadline for all Outside programs. FIE's application deadline is March 15 - plan to complete both applications before March 15. DATES: The program dates are tentative; confirm before booking travel. Students electing to participate in the optional Arabic Language program will end July 17. Provide the dates in the Program Information questionnaire in your application to indicate whether or not you are completing this additional period of study.

** 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:
CONFLICT AND THE STRUGGLE FOR PEACE:
EXPLORATIONS IN IRELAND AND THE MIDDLE EAST


Summer Study Abroad
Dublin, Ireland  I  Belfast, Northern Ireland  I  Amman, Jordan

PEACE & CONFLICT RESOLUTION

 
FIEs summer Peace & Conflict program works with leading peace and justice scholars in Northern Ireland, The Republic of Ireland, and Jordan, offering you the opportunity to critically analyze and explore of some of the most daunting issues of our time.

Explore different paths to peace and the sensitive cultural and societal roots of conflict. Your program begins in Dublin with an introduction to peace and conflict theory, using Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland as a case study. In Amman, the focus turns to Middle Eastern issues as you examine how various countries in the region are addressing the Arab/Israeli conflict, regional conflicts such as those in Lebanon, Yemen or Iraq, and tribal conflicts.

 

ARABIC LANGUAGE

 
Study Arabic with some of the most respected language teachers in the region at AMIDEAST in Amman. Intensive coursework, combined with daily interactions with host families, helps students at all levels to increase their Arabic proficiency in a short period of time. Intensive, blended Modern Standard and Colloquial Jordanian Arabic courses are offered at all levels, from beginning to advanced. Please visit our Arabic Language Option listing at:
 
 
PROGRAM INCLUDES
  • Tuition 
  • Housing
  • Travel medical insurance
  • Round trip airfare, Dublin/Amman 
  • 24-hour emergency support
  • School of Record transcript (if needed)
DUBLIN
  • Onsite Orientation
  • Study tour to Northern Ireland & the West of Ireland
  • Co-curricular activities
AMMAN
  • Onsite Orientation
  • Amman city tour
  • Biblical Jordan study tour
  • Wadi Rum & Petra study tour
COURSES
  • Life Cycle of Peace and Conflict: Lessons Learned in Northern Ireland
  • Conflict Resolution and Management: Beyond the Arab-Israeli Conflict
FIE is proud to partner with AMIDEAST in Jordan to offer our summer peace and conflict program.AMIDEAST is a leading American non-profit organization engaged in international education, training, and development activities in the Middle East and North Africa. 
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Please Note: Regions within Jordan are considered by the U.S. Department of State to be "High Risk", and/or have an advisory of "Reconsider Travel" or "Do Not Travel". Consult UVA's Travel Alerts, Notices, & Warnings page and the Department of State Travel Advisory for Jordan to see if, based on your travel for University-related purposes, you must submit a petition for an exemption to the UVA Policy on Student International Travel as part of your Education Abroad application.