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Expand your view of the world and global health.


*Loyola University Chicago has suspended all study abroad and international programs through Spring 2021 due to COVID-19.


There are no boundaries to the opportunities that await you on your global health journey. Continue your nursing education as you experience the beauty, history, and art of Rome. Or, immerse yourself in a new culture while caring for families living in villages throughout Belize. 

By participating in Study Abroad and International Immersion programs, you'll:

  • Experience other cultures
  • Learn about different health systems
  • Create global friendships that will last a lifetime

During your sophomore year, you can take your studies abroad for an entire semester at any approved site, including one of Loyola University Chicago's two global campuses: the John Felice Rome Center or the Vietnam Center. Or you can choose to travel during the summer or J-Term (winter) sessions.

Contact your assigned academic advisor or the Office of International Programs to learn more.

International Programs  

Belize
Experience this Central American country's vibrant culture, while learning the nuances of its health care system as you work with children and families in local villages. 

England
Work alongside community health nurses and gain a deeper understanding of a nationalized health care system. 

John Felice Rome Center
Complete one semester of your sophomore year in one of the most beautiful European cities in the world.

Immersion Trips 

Centered around service and learning, Immersion trips differ from traditional study abroad programs by focusing on connection, reflection, and community. Most immersion experiences do not qualify for course credit.

Lourdes, France
Connect with the spirituality of nursing during a unique immersion experience at the famous French pilgrimage site. 

Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota

As part of the Primary Care Community Health Nursing Scholar program, students can travel to Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota for an Alternative Spring Break Immersion and work with its Native American population.