Program Details

Leave ordinary behind and come to LUC's Vietnam Center in Ho Chi Minh City, where you can explore the beauty and excitement of Southeast Asia and see firsthand an emerging region full of life and adventure. This is not your average study abroad program!
Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:

Loyola University Chicago's semester program in Vietnam provides students with the unique opportunity to experience and learn about the social, cultural, political, and economic dynamics currently shaping contemporary Vietnam. The Vietnam Center offers a range of courses taught in English by experts in their respective fields and designed to help you make the most out of your stay in Vietnam. With offerings in business, history, political science, sociology, literature, environmental science, and theology, there's something for everyone.

Students participating in this program will immerse themselves in Ho Chi Minh City through a service learning or internship placement, while also having the opportunity to explore many other cities and landscapes in Vietnam and its neighboring country Cambodia through planned academic excursions (included in the program fee!).

The program fee includes four academic excursions that will allow students to experience Southeast Asia’s geographical beauty and cultural diversity. Students will visit Cu Chi, the Mekong Delta, and Vietnam’s central and northern regions, as well as take part in a four-day excursion to Cambodia.

Are you looking for an adventure? Come explore Southeast Asia with us!

Setting Description:
Students will live in a Vietnamese residence hall in District 10, a bustling area with restaurants and coffee shops.

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  • Not Worth Missing

    I know that missing out is a feeling that no one wants to share, but for everyone who decides to skip over Loyola's Vietnam Center, that's what they are doing. This program has four excursions that are other worldly, and they have a staff prepared to

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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