4.6 - 69 Reviews

Loyola University Chicago

https://www.luc.edu/studyabroad/index.shtml

Loyola University Chicago is a program provider offering 1 abroad program. Programs offered include Study Abroad abroad programs in 1 country such as Italy.

Global Awareness. It's an essential part of the Loyola experience and one of the five characteristics of a Jesuit education. From opening the John Felice Rome Center in 1962 to becoming the first American university in Vietnam, we've established a wide global presence.

Our mission is to provide students with transformative education abroad experiences that equip them with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to engage societal problems – locally and globally – and to truly understand differing social and cultural realities. Each Global Center provides students with a unique, global perspective in the classroom, a diverse community of students, faculty, staff, and fully accredited Loyola University Chicago courses.

What are you waiting for? Make the extraordinary a reality at the Loyola University Chicago Global Centers!

Study Abroad with Loyola University Chicago

OVERALL RATING 4.6
Based on 69 Reviews
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June 13, 2024
Past Review Straordinario!!! Loyola University Chicago: Rome - John Felice Rome Center

"While in Rome, I dove headfirst into many exciting opportunities: interning at an Italian film company, coaching as a co-captain in the JFRC soccer league, writing a travel blog, giving the Student Reflection Speech at the End of Semester Banquet…and travelling throughout Europe!"

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Past Review Bellissimissimissima Loyola University Chicago: Rome - John Felice Rome Center

"Language skills, adaptability, travelling skills, you name it. So worthwhile."

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Past Review Study Abroad. All The Cliches Are True. Loyola University Chicago: Rome - John Felice Rome Center

"Learned so much about myself in terms of getting out of my comfort zone and what i'm interested in with regards to traveling in the future. Also learned so much about friendships and just meeting new people in general."

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Past Review A Test Of My Open Mindedness And Eagerness To Learn. Loyola University Chicago: Rome - John Felice Rome Center

"I wish we were given more information before the program. The staff at JFRC are all incredibly helpful, especially the SLA staff. They are wonderful! "

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Past Review Difficult But Amazing Loyola University Chicago: Rome - John Felice Rome Center

"I learned how to be more independent, so it was worthwhile"

Fordham University
Past Review The Greatest Decision I've Ever Made Loyola University Chicago: Rome - John Felice Rome Center

"Living in Italy changed me for the rest of my life. Believe me when I say even if it seems scary it is beyond worth it. You realize and develop a part of you that you did not know existed. Being there 5 months was not enough."

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Past Review Best Four Months Of My Life!!! Loyola University Chicago: Rome - John Felice Rome Center

"I learned so much about the world and myself. "

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Past Review Greatest Undergrad Experience! Loyola University Chicago: Rome - John Felice Rome Center

"I could write a novel on all that I've gained/learned from my experience abroad. It was the most worthwhile thing I've done throughout my entire undergraduate career. "

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Past Review The Best Year Of My Life! Loyola University Chicago: Rome - John Felice Rome Center

"Everything about my time at the JFRC was worthwhile. I met my best friends who will be in my life forever, I learned how to step outside of my comfort zone, gained language skills, and cultural experience. I also had a marketing internship which gave me insight into what it is like to work in a foreign office. "

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Past Review Fun Abroad Loyola University Chicago: Rome - John Felice Rome Center

"The program was very good at allowing me to travel around on the weekends. They also provided good opportunities to travel through the school."

Trinity University
Past Review Semester In Rome: More Travels, Less Loyola Loyola University Chicago: Rome - John Felice Rome Center

"I learned about so many different cultures and ways of living. It was extremely worthwhile and now I know how other people and societies conduct their lives. I didn't love everything about Rome (some terrible locals) so I spent A LOT of time traveling during most of my weekends which was amazing - i experienced amazing food, cul..."

Fordham University
Past Review Home On The Edge Of Rome Loyola University Chicago: Rome - John Felice Rome Center

"I got to experience many very different cultures, completely worthwhile"

Fordham University
Past Review Unforgettable, Wish I Could Do It All Over Again And For Longer Time. Loyola University Chicago: Rome - John Felice Rome Center

"An understanding of a different culture and an increased appreciation for the American culture. "

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Past Review Finding Home In Rome Loyola University Chicago: Rome - John Felice Rome Center

"How to be street smart, a lot about the history of Rome and the culture there."

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Past Review Too Short. Loyola University Chicago: Rome - John Felice Rome Center

"It wasn't until the last week that I felt like I really fit in with the Italian life. I met some italians and began to feel more comfortable speaking the language. It was the best summer of my life. "

University of Notre Dame
Past Review Rome: My New Home. Loyola University Chicago: Rome - John Felice Rome Center

"It was so worthwhile. I grew as a person and learned about myself and how to deal with being away from home. I stepped out of my shell and made new friends and experienced many things I would be too scared to do at home."

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Past Review R Home! Loyola University Chicago: Rome - John Felice Rome Center

"It was the best year I could have ever asked for. Both the ups and downs made me grow and mature and become more and more independent, which was definitely a goal I had for the year. Travel has also become a completely new learning experience, one that I learned to appreciate differently. Rome in general though, taught me to liv..."

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Past Review A Crazy Awesome Once In A Lifetime Summer. Loyola University Chicago: Rome - John Felice Rome Center

"I learned more about myself and it was definitely worth while."

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Past Review Life Changing Experience And I Wouldn't Trade It For Anything In The World! Loyola University Chicago: Rome - John Felice Rome Center

"I loved learning about the Italian culture and being able to experience another country first hand. It was truly an eye-opening experience for me."

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Past Review Get Out There You Only Get Out Of Your Experience What You Put Into It. Loyola University Chicago: Rome - John Felice Rome Center

"Yes, it was worthwhile. I learned that you can't truly experience a country/culture without a serious commitment to it."

Miami University
Past Review An Experience Of A Lifetime!! Loyola University Chicago: Rome - John Felice Rome Center

"I have a better view of how I want to live my life in the states. I also learned a bit more about Europe and traveling, since I have never traveled without my family or been out of the country. YES it was was completely worth while! I am trying to fit another study abroad in the Spring!"

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Past Review It Was Incredible!! Loyola University Chicago: Rome - John Felice Rome Center

"I learned a great deal about a culture much different than my own. It was worthwhile because I got to meet some of my more distant family members who I had never met before and I was able to see a great deal of Italy."

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Past Review An Unreal Overseas Adventure Loyola University Chicago: Rome - John Felice Rome Center

"Confidence to travel by myself, flexibility to be able to go with the flow, I learned a ton of European history. The whole trip was extremely worthwhile."

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Past Review Pros And Cons To The Jfrc Loyola University Chicago: Rome - John Felice Rome Center

"Overall, this is a good, well-run program and my semester at the JFRC was a positive experience, but it wasn't exactly the experience I was after. I am a Spanish/French minor and have done summer study abroad programs in Spain and France, including home stay and classes taught in those languages, so this program seemed really sh..."

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