FIE: Foundation for International Education
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
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.
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.
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:
Study tour to Northern Ireland & the West of Ireland
Amman city tour
Biblical Jordan study tour
Wadi Rum & Petra study tour
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.