Loyola University Chicago

Study Abroad

Institute for the International Education of Students (IES) Semester and Academic Year Programs

Located in Chicago, IES is one of the oldest study abroad organizations in America and has over 175 colleges and universities participating in its consortium. IES offers programs of study and internships in a variety of disciplines. Loyola allows students to attend IES programs for LUC credit.

To enroll in an IES program, you must complete the Loyola Study Abroad Application and the IES Study Abroad Application.

Program deadlines may vary, so check Loyola’s Study Abroad Deadlines Page for more information.

Semester tuition ranges from $9,500 to $18,500. Summer tuition ranges from $4,150-$7240. Each program may vary in terms of fees and what is/is not included in them. For more information on individual program costs, visit the IES website (https://www.iesabroad.org/IES/Programs/programs.html).

Special Note: Students participating in IES programs are required to purchase CISI through Loyola but will not have to purchase it through IES. 

$1000.00 per semester

$500.00 per summer

Students may apply for federal and state loans through Loyola. The amount of financial aid students receive depends on the program cost.

Loyola students are not eligible to apply for IES scholarships; however, Loyola does encourage students considering IES programs to apply for national scholarships.

List of Programs*


  • Buenos Aires
    • Advanced Spanish Program
    • Latin American Societies and Cultures


  • Sydney
    • Macquarie University
    • University of New South Wales
    • University of Sydney


  • Vienna
    • European Society & Culture Program
    • Music Program



  • Galapagos: Galapagos Academic Institute for the Arts and Sciences
  • Quito
    • Area Studies & Language Program
    • Universidad San Francisco de Quito


  • London
    • Health Practice and Policy
    • Study London
    • Theatre Studies
    • City University
    • Courtauld Institute of Art
    • Queen Mary
    • School of Oriental & African Studies
    • Slade School of Fine Art
    • University College London
  • Oxford: St. Catherine's College

European Union

  • Freiburg:
    • Environmental Studies & Sustainability
    • Language & Area Studies Program
    • Themes of Comparative Law: A European Perspective


  • Nantes: Study in Nantes
  • Paris
    • Business and International Affairs
    • French Studies
    • Novancia International Management


  • Berlin
    • Language & Area Studies Program
    • Metropolitan Studies Program


  • Dublin
    • Irish General Studies
    • Dublic City University
    • Gaiety School of Acting
    • Trinity College Dublin
    • Entrepreneurship & Technology (Available Fall 2015)
    • Writers Program (Available Fall 2015)


  • Nagoya
    • Language & Culture
  • Tokyo
    • Language Intensive Program
    • Society & Culture Program
    • Language & Culture



The Netherlands

  • Amsterdam
    • Conservatorium van Amsterdam
    • Gerrit Rietveld Academie
    • Pre-Law Certificate Program
    • Study Amsterdam

New Zealand

South Africa

  • Cape Town
    • University of Cape Town
    • University of the Western Cape


  • Barcelona
    • Advanced Spanish Studies Program
    • Liberal Arts & Business Program
  • Granada
  • Madrid
    • Engineering
    • Language & Area Studies
  • Salamanca
    • Study in Salamanca


  • Istanbul
    • Turkish & Middle Eastern Studies
    • Bogazici University
    • Sabanci University

*Note: The IES Programs in Milan, Rome, and Siena, Italy; Beijing, Kunming, and Shanghai, China; and Santiago, Chile are not available to LUC students.