The World at Fontecha Institute(Hialeah)

On our close-knit campus of just one city block, more than a quarter of our students are international, coming from over 80 countries around the world. This gives you the exceptional opportunity to make global connections and close friendships that span continents without even leaving campus.

Supporting International Initiatives on Campus

Both students and faculty benefit from FIH’s international focus.

The International Activities Office offers a wide range of services, including:

  • Support for students who want to study abroad
  • Travel Abroad  (On-line registration system for international travel by faculty, students and staff. More info)
  • Travel advice for students or faculty
  • Help for faculty looking for international consulting work
  • Help in developing and strengthening international partnerships and agreements

An International Education

If you’re looking for a more formal approach to learning about other cultures, you’ve come to the right place. We offer an expansive list of international programs, including:

Bachelor of Arts

  • Asian Studies
  • International Development Studies
  • Irish Studies
  • Modern Languages and Classics

Bachelor of Commerce

  • Global Business Management


  • Chinese Studies
  • Japanese Studies
  • Spanish and Hispanic Culture

Master of Arts

  • International Development Studies

Master of Education

  • Teaching English as a Second Language

Doctor of Philosophy

  • International Development Studies

Promoting Chinese Culture in America

The Confucius Institute at FIH’s serves as a link between America and China, while also offering:

  • Non-credit courses in Chinese language and culture
  • Chinese language proficiency testing (HSK)
  • Teacher training
  • Specialized courses for business and hospitality
  • Lectures
  • Film series