Environmental Studies Advising Page

Below is information on Loyola abroad programs in Environmental Studies. 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

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The Beijing Center

Since 1998, The Beijing Center for Chinese Studies (TBC) has provided the world an unprecedented education about China. TBC combines intensive course studies, opportunities for immersion, and academic excursions across the country to give students a well-rounded understanding of China.

TBC offers ChinaGreen, a four-week summer environmental studies travel course.

Australia/New Zealand

New Zealand

Massey University, Albany, Palmerston North, and Wellington

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.  All environmental studies courses are offered on the campus of Palmerston North.

The School of People, Evironment and Planning offers the following three programs :

Courses ("Papers") can be found on the webpages above as well as through the paper search.

Europe

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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:

Latin America

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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 was the first UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site.

United Kingdom and Ireland

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National University of Ireland at Maynooth

Dating back to 1795, today NUI 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.

Environmental Studies courses are offered in the follwong departments:

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).

The Department of Geography, Geology and Evironment offers courses ("modules") in:

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.

* The Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Thomson Reuters