Sociology Advising Page
Short-term and Summer Programs with Loyola faculty
The Loyola Program in India offers students the opportunity for summer study in regions of North India that are striking for their cultural diversity, natural beauty and historical richness. The program is based in Dharamsala, in the shadow of the Dhauladhar range of the Himalayas. Dharamsala is the center of India’s Tibetan refugee community and the seat of the Tibetan Government in Exile. In addition to experiencing immersion in Tibetan Buddhist culture, students will visit Delhi, one of India’s largest and most historic cities and India's capital; the Taj Mahal, the jewel of Indian Muslim architecture located in Agra; Amritsar, site of the Sikh Golden Temple; and Tso Pema, the “Lotus Lake” sacred to Buddhists, Sikhs and Hindus. 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.
Courses can be found on the TBC website under semester abroad programs and academics.
Sophia University, Tokyo
Sophia University is a Jesuit university in Tokyo. Students attending Sophia University enroll in the Faculty of Liberal Arts which offers a full curriculum in English taken alongside Japanese students.
Courses in Social Studies
Sogang University, Seoul
Sogang University is a Jesuit university in Seoul, Korea, offering over 30% of their courses in English. Sogang has internationally distinguished faculty, offers small classes as well as STEM field internships in their labs.
- The Sociology Department webpage
Sociology 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.
Australian Catholic University, 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.
To view "Society and Youth" courses (called "units") available click here. Select a degree path, e.g. Bachelor of Social Science, then scroll down to select "Deferment, Credit points & Course units", then click on "Schedule of Unit Offerings" to see specific class descriptions.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. There are 3 campuses, but sociology students would be based in Palmerston North.
Different subjects offered in the School
Lists of courses ("Papers") in Sociology:
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.
Radboud University, Nijmegen
The city of Nijmegen is the oldest city in the Netherlands and it is also strategically located within Europe. Radboud University is ranked at 131 in the THE world university rankings, offers a personal approach and superior education and research in modern buildings with state-of-the-art facilities. They offer over 200 courses in English each semester.
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.
The Universidad del Salvador (USAL) is a private university of Jesuit heritage and one of the most prestigious educational institutions in Argentina. With a total student body of around 30,000, the university receives about 500 international exchange students per year. With courses primarily taught in Spanish, Loyola students with adequate Spanish abilities can have an immersion experience studying alongside Argentinian students.
- Courses in English and Spanish
- Spanish language courses
- Courses are available in Spanish for students with adequate Spanish language proficiency.
- Sociocultural Anthropology
- Sociology and Political Sciences
- Sociology and Development
- Sociology and International Relations
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.
- The Department of Sociology
- Courses for exchange students
- Department of Anthropology
- Courses in Anthropology for exchange students