school for international training (SIT) Programs
SIT offers an appealing variety of study abroad locations, many of which are located in the developing world. 55 programs are available--24 in Africa, 5 in the Middle East, 11 in Asia, 11 in Europe, and 13 in Latin America.
SIT Programs are each centered on one of six Critical Global Issues including: Global Health; Identity and Globalization; Natural Resource Development; Biodiversity and Environmental Policy; Post-Conflict Transformation; Social Movements; Education and Human Rights; and Sustainable Development. All programs are thematic and have a structured curriculum that involves independent research projects and fieldwork.
To get started, you must complete both the Loyola Study Abroad Application and the SIT Study Abroad Application.
Program deadlines may vary, so check Loyola?s Study Abroad Deadlines Page for more information.
Semester tuition ranges from $13,010-$14,530. Summer tuition ranges from $5, 038-$7,558. There will also be a room and board fee, which varies by program. Please check the SIT web site for exact costs.
$1000.00 per semester
$500.00 per summer
Generous need-based scholarships ranging from $500 to $7,000 are available. A list of types of scholarships and the application process can be accessed here. Most fall SIT scholarship deadlines are in early May. For spring, they are in early November, and for summer they are in early April.
Loyola also encourages students to apply for national scholarships.
Students may apply the federal and state (non-workstudy) aid they receive at Loyola towards their SIT program costs. To learn about how the aid will apply, contact Financial Aid at email@example.com for more information due to the varying SIT program costs.
Buenos Aires: Regional Integration, Development, and Social Change
Buenos Aires: Social Movements and Human Rights
Belgrade: Serbia, Bosnia, and Kosovo: Peace and Conflict Studies in the Balkans
a Paz: Latin American Revolutionary Movements and Conflict Resolution
- Yaounde: Social Pluralism and Development
- Kunming (Summer Program): Community Health and Traditional Chinese Medicine
- Prague: Arts and Social Change
- Cairo: Modern Cairo, Urban Development and Social Change
- Toulouse: Language, Community, and Social Change
- Cape Coast: Origins of African Identity
- Accra: Social Transformation and Cultural ExpressionIceland
- Akureyri (Summer Program): Renewable Energy, Technology, and Resource Economics
- Westfjords (Summer Program): Renewable Energy, Technology, and Resource Economics
- Leh (Summer Program): Himalayan Buddhist Art and Architecture
- New Delhi: Health and Human Rights
- New Delhi: National Identity and the Arts
- Jaipur: Sustainable Development and Social Change
- Bedulu: Arts, Religion, and Social Change
- Dublin: Transformation of Social and Political Conflict
- Antananarivo (Summer Program): Traditional Medicine and Health Care Systems
- Fort Dauphin: Biodiversity and Natural Resource Management
- Antananarivo: National Identity and Social Change
- Ulaanbaatar: Nomadic Culture and Globalization
- Rabat (Summer Program): Intensive Arabic Language and Moroccan Culture
- Rabat: Migration and Transnational Identity
- Rabat: Multiculturalism and Human Rights
- Amsterdam: International Perspectives on Sexuality and Gender
- Manaqua: Revolution, Transformation, and Civil Society
- David (Summer Program): Biodiversity in the Tropics
- Panama City: Tropical Ecology, Marine Ecosystems, and Biodiversity Conservation
- Cuzco: Indigenous Peoples and Globalization
- Kigali: Post-Genocide Restoration and Peacebuilding
- Apia: Pacific Communities and Social Change
- Dakar: National Identity and the Arts
Serbia, Bosnia, and Kosovo
- Belgrade: Peace and Conflict Studies in the Balkans
- Durban (Summer Program): Education and Social Change
- Cape Town: Multiculturalism and Human Rights
- Durban: Social and Political Transformation
- Durban: Community Health and Social Policy
- Granada: Language, Community, and Social Change
- Geneva (Summer Program): International Studies and Multilateral Diplomacy
- Geneva: Global Health and Development Policy
- Geneva: International Studies and Multilateral Diplomacy
- Arusha: Wildlife Conservation and Political Ecology
- Stone Town, Zanzibar: Coastal Ecology abd Natural Resource Management
- Tunis: Emerging Identities in North Africa
- Kampala: Development Studies
- Kampala: Microfinance and Entrepreneurship
- Gulu: Post-Conflict Transformation
- Kampala (Summer Program): Peace and Conflict Studies in the Lake Victoria Basin