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Academics - January Term 2023

AIFS Global Education Center

AIFS has its own modern study center in historic Kensington where the AIFS Resident Director and Student Services team are based. Students can come here for information and guidance about the program as well as advice on living in London, wellbeing and travel beyond the capital.

The Global Education Center program offer students the very best combination of cultural immersion and academic rigor. Students can expect small class sizes, hightouch support and interaction with the local community. They will be engaged with experiential and community activities that will ensure they stay out of the study abroad bubble and facilitate addressing the critical questions about cultural differences, global issues and their own identity, contributing to the increased selfawareness that is at the at the heart of a truly successful study abroad experience.

Academic credit for the AIFS London program is awarded by Fairfield University. Fairfield University is a private Jesuit university founded in 1942 in Fairfield, Connecticut, well known for their commitment to international education. Fairfield is a fully accredited university and member of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

In 2020 Fairfield and AIFS partnered to develop a school of record relationship that will allow academic credit to be available for both Fairfield and non-Fairfield students.

London faculty credentials are reviewed and approved by Fairfield University.

Academic Overview

Admissions requirements Open to college first years, sophomores, juniors and seniors with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Lower GPAs will be considered on a case by case basis. Evidence of academic ability is required in the form of your most recent transcript.

Course selection Select one course from those listed. Courses taken for transfer credit should be approved by your advisor or appropriate person at your home school prior to registration.

Credit hours are in parentheses. Credits for each course are equal to U.S. credits based on one credit for a minimum of 15 classroom hours plus home study. Classes are taught Monday through Friday for a total of 45 hours.

Transcripts are issued by Fairfield University. An official transcript will be sent directly to the studentís home institution on completion of the program.

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