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.
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.
, Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane
Founded in 1991 following the amalgamation of four Catholic tertiary institutions in eastern Australia, ACU is a member of the publicly-funded national system of Australian universities. International students choose courses from one of 4 campuses in 3 different cities.
Course (called "unit") offerings by campus
To view specific Environmental courses (called "units") available click here. From there, scroll down to select "Deferment, Credit points & Course units", then click on "Schedule of Unit Offerings" to see specific class descriptions.
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.
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:
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
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:
, 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:
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 University of East Anglia was ranked in the top 2% of world universities in The London Times Good University Guide 2013 and consistently rated in the top 5 UK universities for student satisfaction. UEA offers excellent academic, social, and cultural facilities to its 15,000 students. Norwich is home to three Booker Prize winners, and the University of East Anglia’s on-campus concert venue has been voted the best student music venue in the UK.
* The Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Thomson Reuters