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Loyola University Chicago Global Centers

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Global Awareness. It's an essential part of the Loyola experience and one of the five characteristics of a Jesuit education. From opening the John Felice Rome Center in 1962 to becoming the first American university in Vietnam, we've established a wide global presence.

Our mission is to provide students with transformative education abroad experiences that equip them with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to engage societal problems – locally and globally – and to truly understand differing social and cultural realities. Each Global Center provides students with a unique, global perspective in the classroom, a diverse community of students, faculty, staff, and fully accredited Loyola University Chicago courses.

What are you waiting for? Make the extraordinary a reality at the Loyola University Chicago Global Centers!

Website
www.luc.edu
Headquarters

Sullivan Center for Student Services, Room 206, 6339 N. Sheridan Rd.
Chicago, IL 60660
United States

Reviews

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Daryn
10/10

Loyola’s diverse and accessible study abroad programs compelled me to study abroad at the John Felice Rome Center in Fall 2016. While in Rome, I dove headfirst into many exciting opportunities: interning at an Italian film company, coaching as a co-captain in the JFRC soccer league, writing a travel blog, giving the Student Reflection Speech at the End of Semester Banquet…and travelling throughout Europe! Overall, my study abroad experience made me a more cultivated, resourceful, and fearless individual! I loved JFRC so much, that I recommend it to anyone who is looking for an extraordinary ("straordinario" in Italian) study abroad experience.

How can this program be improved?
I would offer more electives for art majors.
Yes, I recommend
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Anthony
10/10

I had an incredible semester in Rome. The campus was super accommodating, the teaching staff was full of brilliant, passionate professionals, and the support from the Student Life Assistants made it really easy to get comfortable in a foreign environment and have fun. The academics were extremely engaging yet not overwhelming--there was still plenty of time to explore the city and travel around Europe. I would recommend the JFRC to anyone interested in studying abroad in Rome.

Yes, I recommend
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Keion
10/10

Studying in Ho Chi Minh was life changing for several reasons that I can never get over. First, Loyola made the process easy and swift, while keeping the prices extremely low. Second, the price of living in Vietnam is not even relatively close to the United States, so everything on my bucket list was checked off and more. Third, the professors at Loyola's Vietnam Center are great resources to get acclimated to the Southeast Asia 'climate' (whether that be the cultural norms or the actual weather). Lastly, the excursions alone are worth studying abroad here. I seriously could not have been more thrilled with my choice to study abroad in Vietnam, and once I graduate, I will have to find my way back. I recommend not passing up this study abroad experience for all the reasons not even included in this review!

How can this program be improved?
Personally, I don't think it is possible. One of the best unrecognized programs in the country hands down.
Yes, I recommend
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Sylena
10/10

I studied abroad at the Loyola Vietnam Center spring semester of 2016, and I couldn't have made a better decision. It was such an immersive and eye-opening experience, nothing short of life-changing. Some of my favorite experiences abroad include canyoning in Đà Lạt; watching the sunrise over the sand dunes in Mũi Né; eating tarantula in Cambodia; exploring Angkor, one of the most important archaeological sites in South-East Asia; kayaking in Hạ Long Bay; teaching English in Saigon; and meeting some of the most wonderful people along the way. If you’re looking to step outside of your comfort zone, immerse yourself in a rich and vibrant culture, and have the experience of a lifetime, then the Loyola Vietnam Center is the program for you! Hẹn gặp lại Việt Nam - I'll see you again soon!

Yes, I recommend
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Ellen
9/10

i studied at the jfrc, but was studying under Xavier university professors. We had fantastic trips to florence, Siena, assisi, and reggio Amelia. Very affordable. Jfrc campus is far from downtown (25 minute bus ride)

How can this program be improved?
I wish the campus was closer to downtown.
Yes, I recommend

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