Loyola University Chicago

Study Abroad

Jacob Schoofs

Study Abroad Advisor

M.A./M.Sc., European Studies, Europa-Universität Flensburg, Germany
B.A., Area Studies: Germany in Europe, Lake Forest College
Semester Study Abroad, IES Berlin (Germany)

Jacob joined Loyola in December 2016 as a study abroad advisor. Before Loyola, Jacob worked for an intercultural learning organization which facilitated study abroad programs for current and recently graduated high school students. Studying abroad has always been a pivotal part of his life and he has studied abroad several times throughout the years, once in high school, once in college and then again for his master’s degree. A lover of the German culture and Language, Jacob has lived about 7 years in Germany in several different locations. When he is not travelling, he enjoys exploring new areas of Chicago, spending time with family and friends, watching movies, playing video games, and playing volleyball. His travels include Austria, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom

Contact Jacob if you are

  • a Loyola student from the following college/institute interested in studying abroad
    • College of Arts and Sciences
    • Institute for Environmental Sustainability
    • Quinlan School of Business
    • School of Communication
    • School of Continuing and Professional Studies 
    • School of Education
    • School of Nursing
    • School of Social Work
  • a Loyola BBA U.S./Europe Double Degree student with questions about your semesters abroad
  • a Loyola student interested in or applying to any of the following programs
    • Ricci Scholars
    • St. Louis University Madrid Center
    • Australia Exchange in Sydney, Brisbane, and Melbourne (Australian Catholic University)
    • Australia Exchange in Melbourne, Geelong, and Warrnambool (Deakin University)
    • England Exchange in Canterbury (University of Kent)
    • France Exchange in Aix-en-Provence (Institut d'Etudes Politiques)
    • Fordham London programs
    • France Exchange in Paris (Paris School of Business)
    • Ireland Exchange in Limerick (Mary Immaculate College)
    • Ireland Exchange in Maynooth (Maynooth University)
    • Japan Exchange in Tokyo (Sofia University)
    • Mexico Exchange in Mexico City (Universidad Iberoamericana)
    • South Korea Exchange in Seoul (Sogang University)
    • Spain Exchange in Bilbao (Universidad de Deusto)
    • Spain Exchange in Cordoba and Sevilla (Universidad Loyola Anadalucia)
    • Sweden Exchange in Jonkoping (Jonkiping University)
    • Switzerland Exchange in Zurich (Zurich University of Applied Sciences)
  • a Loyola employee with questions about study abroad course approval process/system