Biology Advising Page

Below is information on Loyola partners with programs in Biology. For more information, make an appointment to speak with an advisor in the Center for International Education.

Short-term and Summer Programs with Loyola faculty

BELIZE AND HONDURAS

Tropical Ecology is taught during the spring semester at Loyola with study abroad components in Belize and Honduras.  For more information, click here.

Semester Programs

 Asia

KOREA

Sogang University, Seoul

Sogang University is a Jesuit university in Seoul, Korea, offering over 30% of their courses in English as well as STEM field internships in their labs.

Biology courses and syllabi can be found in the course catalogue. (Make sure you select 'Position' and the 'Undergraduate School' and 'Courses for exchange students'). Please note that newer browsers do not always work so if you do not get a list of courses, try another browser.

Australia/New Zealand

NEW ZEALAND

Massey University, Palmerston North

Founded in 1927, Massey University is a large public institution with students from more than 100 countries. It is one of the top universities in New Zealand.

  • Programs are available in:
    • Biochemistry
    • Biological Sciences
    • Earth Science
    • Ecology
    • Environmental Studies
    • Genetics
    • Microbiology
    • Plant Science
    • Zoology
  • Programs can be found on the website
  • Courses in Biology can be found through the paper search.

Europe

THE NETHERLANDS

University of Amsterdam

The Universiteit van Amsterdam, established in 1632, is one of the largest comprehensive universities in Europe. A member of the League of European Research Universities UvA ranks among the top 30 universities in Europe and the top 100 worldwide (THE*). They offer a wide variety of interdisciplinary courses in English.

Courses in the Future Planet Studies program (please, scroll down for course links to descriptions) include:

TURKEY

Koç University, Istanbul

Koç University was founded in 1993 and has quickly become one of the leading universities in Turkey and a recipient of numerous international research awards. Koç ranks among the world's top 250 universities and offers all of its courses in English.

Latin America

Ecuador

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, Quito

PUCE is the oldest and one of the most prestigious private universities in Ecuador. It is located in the capital of Quito which is surrounded by volcanoes and whose historic center is an important UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site.

United Kingdom and Ireland

Ireland

Maynooth University, Ireland

Dating back to 1795, today  Maynooth is at the cutting edge of scientific research. Maynooth is located 15 miles west of Dublin and the university has links with many of the high-tech industries nearby.

UNITED KINGDOM

Keele University, Staffordshire, England

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, its beautiful campus and excellent student life. The first new UK university of the 20th century, Keele ranks in the top 3% of universities worldwide (THE).

University of Birmingham, Birmingham, England

UB is located in one of the youngest and most diverse cities in the UK, with an ideal central location. The University of Birmingham was ranked at 158 among universities worldwide (THE), has produced eight Nobel Prize winners and is a member of Universitas 21 and the Russell Group.

UB School of Biosciences website.

University of Glasgow, Scotland (Honors Students Only)

Established in 1451, the University of Glasgow is in the top 1% of the world's universities. With students from 120 countries it is rated third in the UK for international student satisfaction. Loyola honors students participate in the Principia Consortium which is specially designed for honors students at the University of Glasgow.

* The Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Thomson Reuters