Loyola University Chicago

Study Abroad

International Opportunities for Faculty and Staff

The Office of International Programs endeavors to connect LUC faculty and staff with a variety of international opportunities, from short-term teaching and research positions to seminars and other professional development experiences. If you have any questions about a specific listing, please contact the provider directly unless otherwise indicated on this page.


Faculty

Teaching

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

The Core Fulbright Scholar Program offers over teaching, research, or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries.

IES Abroad Teaching Grants

Apply to teach during the semester or summer at an IES Abroad location, a Loyola study abroad program provider.  For more information, please visit the IES Abroad Teaching Grants page.

John Felice Rome Center Summer Visiting Professor

LUC faculty members are invited to teach at the John Felice Rome Center during the summer. If you are interested, please email Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Dr. Alexander Evers with your proposal, which should include: course details and your CV. Strong proposals will also emphasize why the course would be a good fit for the Rome campus as well as the faculty member's familiarity with Rome.

Most summer courses at the Rome campus are Core Tier 1 and 2. All courses need a minimum of 10 students to run. Faculty members should be prepared to aid in recruitment.

LUC Faculty-Led Study Abroad Programs

Faculty-led study abroad programs are Loyola courses that are developed and taught by Loyola faculty and have a field trip that takes place abroad.  The abroad portion is typically about 1 to 2 weeks in duration and the entire class, faculty leader and students, travel together.  For more information, please visit the Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program page.

USAC Visiting Professor Program

Apply to teach during the semester or summer at a University Studies Abroad Consortium location, a Loyola study abroad program provider.  For more information, please visit the USAC Visiting Professor Program page.

Professional Development

DAAD Opportunities for Faculty & Researchers

The German Academic Exchange Service (or DAAD) provides support for faculty, ranging from funding for conferences to language programs in Germany.

Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad

The program provides short-term study and travel seminars abroad for U.S. educators in the social sciences and humanities for the purpose of improving their understanding and knowledge of the peoples and cultures of other countries.

Fulbright Specialist Program

The Fulbright Specialist Program sends U.S. faculty to serve as expert consultants on curriculum, faculty development, institutional planning, and related subjects at academic institutions abroad for a period of two to six weeks.

IES Abroad Professional Development

IES, a Loyola study abroad provider, has a number of opportunities for faculty from Loyola that are designed to enhance the knowledge, experience, and insights of Loyola faculty.  For more information, visit the "Consortium Faculty" section of the IES Abroad Professional Development page.  

SIT Faculty Seminars Abroad

School for International Training (SIT) Study Abroad, a Loyola study abroad provider, offers faculty seminars abroad.  Each seminar explores critical global issues, drawing on the rich academic resources of SIT program sites. SIT’s Faculty Seminars Abroad offer deep engagement in a topic through lectures, site visits, and connections to local academics, researchers, and other sources. For more information, visit the SIT Faculty Seminars Abroad page

USAC Faculty and Staff International Development Awards

Apply to take classes abroad at a University Studies Abroad Consortium location, a Loyola study abroad provider.  USAC Faculty International Development Award recipients will participate in a University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) program they are accepted for like a regular student, attending class, completing homework and assignments, and fully participating in all aspects of the program.  For more information, please visit the USAC Faculty International Development Awards page.

Research

American Council of Learned Societies

Various opportunities are available for scholars in the humanities and social sciences.

Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad Fellowship Program

This program is designed to contribute to the development and improvement of modern foreign language and area studies in the U.S. by providing opportunities for scholars to conduct research abroad.

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

The Core Fulbright Scholar Program offers over teaching, research, or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries. Opportunities are available for university faculty and administrators.

IES Abroad Centers: Research Associates

Apply to be a research associate at any IES Abroad Center for up to one month over a summer or semester program. Associates should be prepared to teach up to two guest lectures in IES Abroad courses, and the associate's research interests should relate to the Center's curriculum. IES Abroad is a study abroad program provider approved by LUC.

Staff

Professional Development

Fulbright International Education Administrators Program

U.S. international education professionals and senior higher education officials are eligible to apply to this program, which endeavors to create linkages between U.S. and other countries’ high education systems. Activities include: campus visits; meetings with higher education faculty and administration, government officials, and other leading educational experts; and tours of historical and cultural sites.

Fulbright Specialist Program

The Fulbright Specialist Program sends professionals to serve as expert consultants on curriculum, faculty development, institutional planning, and related subjects at academic institutions abroad for a period of two to six weeks.

USAC Faculty and Staff International Development Awards

Apply to take classes abroad at a University Studies Abroad Consortium location, a Loyola study abroad provider.  USAC Faculty International Development Award recipients will participate in a University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) program they are accepted for like a regular student, attending class, completing homework and assignments, and fully participating in all aspects of the program.  For more information, please visit the USAC Faculty International Development Awards page.

Australia Awards–Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships

Funded by the Australian government, there are a variety of scholarships and fellowships available for international applicants to undertake study, research, or professional development in Australia. LUC staff might be especially interested in the Endeavour Executive Fellowship, which provides financial support towards professional development opportunities (between one and four months) for high achievers in various industries including education.

Baden-Württemberg Seminar

The seminar focuses on the German educational system, German-American academic equivalencies, and student exchange between Germany and the United States. Lectures and discussions are complemented by visits to primary, secondary, and tertiary educational institutions in the state of Baden-Württemberg. The 2017 application cycle has closed, please check back in spring 2018.

Research

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

The Core Fulbright Scholar Program offers over teaching, research, or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries. Opportunities are available for administrators.