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  • March Go Global Blogger of the Month Announced!

    Congratulations to Kelly Ravenscraft, a third-year international studies and sociology double major, for being the Office for International Program’s March Go Global Blogger of the Month!
  • Get Started

    WTC Initial Advising Sessions

    This semester, the Office of International Programs will host initial advising sessions at the Water Tower Campus. Led by study abroad alumni and staff, initial advising sessions provide a space for students to learn about the more than 150 programs offered through Loyola.
  • November Go Global Blogger of the Month Announced!

    Congratulations to junior, Lillian Nguyen, for being the Office for International Program’s November Go Global Blogger of the Month!
  • Don’t Miss Your Chance to Study Abroad in Jerusalem This January!

    This January, push yourself out of your comfort zone and see the world as you have never seen it before on the J-term faculty-led study abroad program in Jerusalem, Israel. The deadline to apply is this Saturday, October 15!
  • Go Global October Blogger of the Month Announced!

    Congratulations to Heather Cigas our October Go Global Blogger of the Month!
  • Loyola Dancers Perform in Rome, Italy Alongside Professional Artists on New Faculty-Lead Summer Program

    A new Loyola faculty-lead study abroad course takes student dancers to Rome, Italy to collaborate and perform with Rome’s Mandala Dance Company.
  • Go Global September Blogger of the Month Announced!

    Katie Ciesla has been selected as the Office for International Programs’ first Blogger of the Month!
  • Caroline Kennedy and Evan Ryan to speak about study abroad at Loyola University Chicago

    On Wednesday, August 31st, U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy and U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Evan Ryan will be at Loyola University Chicago to discuss the role of study abroad in U.S. relations and practical ways students can access global opportunities.
  • 6 Loyola University Chicago Students Awarded the Gilman International Scholarship!

    Six Loyola University Chicago students were awarded the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Congratulations to Gretta Goodin, Robert Hernandez, Johanna Jimenez, Jessica Mendez, Georgia Mitrakos and Katrina Ramirez!
  • Dr. Nancy E. Landrum Selected as IES Abroad Research Associate

    The Office for International Programs would like to congratulate Dr. Nancy E. Landrum, professor at the Quinlan School of Business & Institute for Environmental Sustainability, for her selection as an IES Abroad Research Associate for the summer 2017 term in London, England. IES Abroad, a Loyola approved study abroad program provider, offers only two research grants to visiting faculty each year, making the process highly competitive. Dr. Landrum will be in residence at the IES Abroad London Center for up to one month and her research will focus on the Circular Economy.
  • #10WordsOrLess

    The Office for International Programs is happy to announce the #10WordsOrLess Photo Contest winners! Study abroad students were asked to share their favorite food, place, or experience photos from their semesters abroad through Instagram using 10 words or less. Emma Hall from the SIT Geneva program won for Best Food Photo, Ellen Berkowitz from Saint Louis University Madrid won for Best Place Photo, and Jerome Torossian from the Beijing Center won for Best Experience Photo. Click the story to see the photos and follow us on Instagram @lucstudyabroad!
  • Study Abroad Students Present Research at Weekend of Excellence

    During Loyola’s 6th Annual Weekend of Excellence, students in the spring 2016 semester science course “Conservation and Sustainability of Neo-tropic Ecosystems,” ENVS 345E/BIOL 395E, presented their primary research on Belize’s water quality and bird migration. As a part of the curriculum, students in this Engaged Learning course studied abroad on a 10 day trip to Belize during spring break, led by Fr. Stephen Mitten S.J., Director of Biodiversity Research LUREC in the Institute for Environmental Sustainability. During their time in Belize, they learned about the country’s dynamic ecosystem and natural history.
  • We're Finalists!

    The Office for International Programs is proud to be finalists for two GoAbroad.com 2016 Innovation Awards. The Service-Learning for Scholar Athletes spring break program in Peru was nominated for the Innovative New Program – Study Abroad award. And How to Put Your Study Abroad Experience to Work, a joint initiative with Loyola’s Career Development Center focused on providing career development skills for study abroad alums, was also nominated for the Innovation in Alumni Engagement award. GoAbroad.com is a non-profit organization is dedicated to providing a one-stop information center for students wishing to travel internationally. They present annual awards for innovation in international education. To learn more about the other finalists, visit.
  • Global Centers

    Study abroad in Rome, Beijing, or Vietnam this Summer or Fall

    Applications for the John Felice Rome Center, The Beijing Center, and the Vietnam Center are currently open for both summer and fall semesters. Our international campuses offer a wide variety of courses that suit individual students’ majors and CORE requirements. The deadline for the summer semester is March 15th and fall semester is April 1st, but programs may fill sooner.
  • Initial advising sessions & information tables now at the Water Tower Campus!

    The Office for International Programs is happy to announce Study Abroad Information Tables and Initial Group Advising Sessions at the Water Tower Campus. Stop by before or after your classes downtown! Learn about the 100+ programs in 66 countries we offer and how to get started on your study abroad experience.
  • Scholarship Award

    5 Loyola University Chicago Students Awarded Gilman International Scholarship!

    Five Loyola University Chicago students were awarded the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Congratulations to Ana Cardona, Shayna Farinas, Armani Nightengale, Hiba Sheikh, and Melissa Vazquez!
  • Scholarship Award

    6 Loyola University Chicago Students Awarded Gilman International Scholarship!

    Six Loyola University Chicago students were awarded the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Congratulations to Conor Burton, Ja'elle Croom, Daniel Dress, Saeger Godson, Alaine Hope, and Emily Marogi!
  • Loyola University Chicago Announces 2015-2016 Ricci Scholars

    Eight Loyola sophomores have been chosen as the 2015-2016 Ricci Scholars. These students who will spend an academic year studying, conducting research, and traveling in Italy and China. The cohort includes: Angelo Canta, Mary Frank, Annik Lupieri, Emily Marogi, Frieda Rule, Hiba Sheikh, Roohi Singh, and Luis Vargas. Each of these scholars has performed at the highest levels of their class academically and has the support of a faculty mentor.
  • New Scholarship for Fall John Felice Rome Center Students

    The Office for International Program is happy to announce a new scholarship called the Go Global Award for Loyola University Chicago students who intend to study at the JFRC during a fall semester. Students from groups traditionally underrepresented in study abroad (e.g. students with a high degree of financial need; males; first generation college students; students from diverse ethnic backgrounds; and/or students from the STEM fields or other majors who find it challenging to incorporate study abroad into their academic plan) are strongly encouraged to apply. Approximately 30 grants of $3200 each will be awarded for a semester of study at the JFRC For more information, including eligibility requirements and how to apply, visit http://www.luc.edu/rome/admission/programcostsandstudyabroadscholarships/scholarships/
  • NEW Study Abroad Programs with API, CISabroad, SRAS, and Critical Language Scholarship

    The Office of International Programs is now offering study abroad programs with Academic Programs International (API), Center for International Studies (CISabroad), School of Russian and Asian Studies (SRAS), and Critical Language Scholarship. These providers offer more semester, internship and language programs in new countries like Russia, Poland, Bhutan, Croatia, Hungary, and more! Learn more here!
  • Student Athletes Study Abroad in Peru!

    The Office for International Programs launched a new international service-learning based study abroad course called Service Learning for Scholar Athletes (EXPL 292 International Service-Learning) during the Spring 2016 term. The program was a collaborative effort between the Office for International Programs, the Athletics Department, the Center for Experiential Learning, and Campus Ministry, and the participants were all members of the men’s soccer team at LUC. The course, primarily held on-campus during the semester, included a 10-day study abroad trip to Peru over Spring Break.