Loyola University Chicago

Vietnam Center

Why Vietnam?


Whether you are interested in the economic growth and entrepreneurial spirit of Vietnam and its people, the environmental and social challenges that can arise with development, or the historical, religious, and cultural influences of Southeast Asia, the Vietnam Center is the ideal place to explore these topics. 

Vietnam is one of the fastest growing economies in the world and one of the safest countries in the world. When you study at the Vietnam Center, you will find an incredibly welcoming people in the residents of Ho Chi Minh City, an academic program that offers many interesting and challenging courses, and a safe, stimulating, and supportive environment to call home. 

As a Vietnam Center student you'll immerse yourself in Ho Chi Minh City through an internship or service learning placement and have the opportunity to explore many other places throughout Vietnam and Cambodia through planned academic excursions.

Is exploring other places in Southeast Asia on your bucket list? You're in luck! Ho Chi Minh City is a hub from which you can see many places in this exciting region during your time abroad. If you are looking for an adventure with the familiarity of an American university, look no further than studying abroad with the Vietnam Center. Welcome home!