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  • Locations: Amman, Jordan; Dublin, Ireland
  • Program Terms: Summer
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  • Program Sponsor: FIE: Foundation for International Education 
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Program Description:
CONFLICT AND THE STRUGGLE FOR PEACE:
EXPLORATIONS IN IRELAND AND THE MIDDLE EAST


Summer Study Abroad
Dublin, Ireland - Amman, Jordan
PEACE & CONFLICT RESOLUTION
FIE�s 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 http://iso.virginia.edu/travel-alerts-notices-warnings and https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories.html to see if, based on your travel for university related purposes, you must submit a petition as part of your Education Abroad application per the UVA Policy on Student International Travel.




This program is currently not accepting applications.