Loyola University Chicago

Office for International Programs

Global Initiatives

Loyola's Global Initiatives follows in the Jesuit tradition of exploring and collaborating across the globe. By working with various partners worldwide, Loyola is able to better connect students, faculty, and staff with global experiences.  

 International Centers

GI Rome Center Photo

John Felice Rome Center

The John Felice Rome Center (JFRC), founded in 1962, is the oldest U.S. university program in Rome.  Students choose from more than 40 academic courses each semester and live together on its campus, which sits atop Monte Mario.  JFRC also hosts Loyola's LLM Program in Rule of Law and diverse global experiences and academic conferences.  Undergraduate students can begin their studies at JFRC in its Rome Start Program.  

GI Ho Chi Minh Street

The Vietnam Center

The Vietnam Center began its semester long study abroad program in 2011.  The program hosts a number of students with a curriculum emphasizing language immersion, Vietnamese history and literature, ecology, business and social justice. The Vietnam also hosts custom programs for Quinlan School of Business the School of Education.