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There are numerous opportunities to study abroad at John Carroll University. Students can choose from a wide variety of study abroad possibilities. In many cases students can bring scholarships, federal and state aid along to help make study abroad more affordable. It is required that students speak with a financial aid counselor to determine what aid may be applied.

  JCU Aid Total Semester Estimated Budget Recognized majors Minimum GPA Deadlines Closest City
     

 

     
Australian Catholic University All financial aid and institutional aid except work study $33,965 - $38,965  Exercise Science/Sport Studies, Psychology, Sociology & Criminology, Philosophy, Theology, Management & Human Resources, and Marketing 2.8 Fall - March 1
Spring - October 1
Brisbane (Queensland), North Sydney and Strathfield, (New South Wales), Canberra (ACT), Ballarat and Melbourne (Victoria)
The Beijing Center, China All financial aid and institutional aid except work study $31,275 - $33,075 English, Theology, International Business, Marketing 2.75 Fall - March 1 
Spring - October 1
Beijing
Boler Semester in London All financial aid and institutional aid except work study $35,230   2.7 Fall - April 1
Spring - October 1
London
Comillas Pontifical University, Madrid, Spain All financial aid and institutional aid except work study $32,940 - $34,440 English, Psychology, Political Science, Philosophy, History, Theology, International Business, Management & Human Resources, Marketing 2.5 Fall - March 1
Spring - October 1
Madrid
Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS) Federal state aid only. No JCU aid is transferrable $33,915   3.0 Fall - March 1
Spring - October 1
 
Griffith University, Australia Federal state aid only. No JCU aid is transferrable. $23,250   2.75 Fall - March 1
Spring - October 1
 
ICES, France All financial aid and institutional aid except work study $30,990   2.5 Fall - March 1
Spring - October 1
La Roche sur Yon
JCU in Rome All financial aid and institutional aid except work study $36,658 JCU Core 2.5 Fall - April 1 Rome
Kansai-Gaidai University, Japan All financial aid and institutional aid except work study $33,430   3.0 Fall - March 1
Spring - October 1
Hirakata City near Osaka
London Liberal Arts Fall Semester, Regent's College All financial aid and institutional aid except work study $33,180 English, Psychology, Sociology & Criminology, Political Science, Philosophy, History, International Business, Management & Human Resources, Marketing 2.7 Fall - March 1
Spring - October 1
 
Loyola's John Felice Rome Center, Italy Federal state aid & LUC scholarships. No JCU aid is transferrable. $24,217 English, Sociology & Criminology, Philosophy, History, Theology, International Business, Management & Human Resources 2.5 Fall - March 1
Spring - October 1
Monte Mario
Nanzan University, Japan All financial aid and institutional aid except work study $33,660   3.0 Fall - March 1
Spring - October 1
Nagoya
National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland All financial aid and institutional aid except work study $34,370 - $37,270 Biology, Exercise Science, English, Psychology, Sociology & Criminology, Political Science, Philosophy, History, Theology 3.0 Fall - March 1
Spring - October 1
Galway
National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland All financial aid and institutional aid except work study $33,790 Biology, English, Psychology, Sociology & Criminology, Political Science, Philosophy, Theology, Management & Human Resources 3.0 Fall - March 1
Spring - October 1
Maynooth/Dublin
NEOMA Business School - Rouen, France All financial aid and institutional aid except work study $30,870 Philosophy, International Business, Management & Human Resources 2.5 Fall - March 1
Spring - October 1
Rouen
Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa All financial aid and institutional aid except work study $33,695 Sociology & Criminology, Political Science, Philosophy 2.5 Fall - March 1
Spring - October 1
 
Sogang University, South Korea All financial aid and institutional aid except work study $27,540 Psychology, Sociology & Criminology, Political Science, Philosophy, Theology, International Business, Management & Human Resources 2.5 Fall - March 1
Spring - October 1
Seoul
Sophia University, Japan All financial aid and institutional aid except work study $32,390   3.0 Fall - March 1 
Spring - October 1
Tokyo
Technical University of Dortmund, Germany All financial aid and institutional aid except work study $30,790   2.5 Fall - March 1
Spring - October 1
Dortmund
Universita Cattolica Del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy All financial aid and institutional aid except work study $35,760 Psychology, Sociology & Criminology, Political Science, History, International Business 2.8 Fall - March 1
Spring - October 1
Milan
University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland All financial aid and institutional aid except work study $35,490 Exercise Science/Sports Studies, English, Psychology, Political Science, Philosophy, History, International Business, Management & Human Resources, Marketing 3.0 Fall - March 1
Spring - October 1
Dublin
University of Hull, U.K. All financial aid and institutional aid except work study $33,490 Biology, Exercise Science/Sports Studies, English, Philosophy 2.5 Fall - March 1
Spring - October 1
Kingston
Universidad del Pacifico, Lima, Peru All financial aid and institutional aid except work study $31,440 History, International Business 2.5 Fall - March 1
Spring - October 1
Lima
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, Vallendar, Germany All financial aid and institutional aid except work study $31,060 History, International Business, Management & Human Resources, Marketing 2.5 Fall - March 1
Spring - October 1
Vallendar
Zagreb School of Economics and Managment All financial aid and institutional aid except work study $31,210   2.5   Zagreb in Croatia
Washington Center Federal state aid. No JCU aid is transferrable. $6,110 (varies) Psychology, Sociology & Criminology, History 2.5 Fall - March 1
Spring - October 1
 
Third Party Providers Federal state aid. No JCU aid is transferrable. Varies with location   2.5 Fall - March 1
Spring - October 1
Varies by Location

Short-Term Faculty-Led Program

Annually:

  • Honduras: The Boler-Honduras Program is offering a trip to Honduras when you register for MK 362, Micro-Enterprise Development in Developing Countries, or IB 405, Special Topics in International Business. This trip will take place from March 2 to March 9, 2019. For more information contact: Dr. Martin, jhmartin@jcu.edu or Kathy Schiffer, kschiffer@jcu.edu
  • Italian Studies Spring Break: Earn 3 credit hours with: IC263 Rome and the Word of Wonder, which fulfills the Humanities core requirement. This trip is to Rome, Italy during Spring Break 2019. While in Rome, you will study the literature, visual arts and the music of the Baroque period. For more information contact: Dr. Casciani, scasciani@jcu.edu or Dr. Ferri, lferri@jcu.edu.
  • Italian Studies Summer Institute: five-week session focused on Italian culture and language held May-June every year; contact Dr. Santa Casciani at scasciani@jcu.edu or Dr. Luigi Ferri at lferri@jcu.edu
  • London Brussels: Study in London and Brussels while taking a course in accounting. This program runs in January each year before the start of the Spring semester. This trip is open to undergraduate and graduate accounting students. For more information contact, Dr. Weinstein at weinstein@jcu.eduor Dr. Moore at moore@jcu.edu
  • London Summer: Study at Regent’s University London and take Business Ethics PL311, Comparative Health Policy PO337, or Bioethics PL316. The program runs from May 20th– June 12th. While in London, in addition to the course work a few excursions Oxford, Bath, and Stonehenge. Contact Dr. Trew, atrew@jcu.com or Dr. Sobisch, sobisch@jcu.edu for more information.
  • Northern Ireland: Sign up for EN299, which includes a study tour to Northern Ireland! This trip will be May 12th- 27th, 2019. The tour is focused in Belfast, however other locations include: Achill Island, Derry, Dublin and Galway. Contact Dr. Metres, pmetres@jcu.edu for more information.
  • Vietnam: Dr. Nathan Gehlert will teach a study-abroad course for students in John Carroll’s departments of Counseling and Psychology. Drs. Tracy Masterson and Martina Moore will also travel to Vietnam and participate in the course. The course will fulfill the requirement for CG563 Diversity Issues, or may be taken as an elective in the Department of Counseling or Department of Psychology. This will run every year. Please contact Dr. Gehlert at ngehlert@jcu.edu for more information.

Spring Semester in alternate years:

  • Berlin: From Reich to Republic: spring break 2019 and in alternate years; contact Dr. Matt Berg at mberg@jcu.edu or Dr. Andreas Sobisch at sobisch@jcu.edu
  • Costa Rica: Sign up for Tropical Field Biology-BL406, which includes a 10 day study tour to the Costa Rican Rainforest! This program runs next during spring break 2019 and in alternate years thereafter. While in Costa Rica, you will learn about the biology of tropical rainforests and conduct field-based research. Contact Dr. Saporito at: rsaporito@jcu.edu for more information!
  • Dominican Republic: Study in the Dominican Republic –This program runs in May at the end of the Spring semester and earn core credit (HS 197). The study tour is set to run again in 2021 and in alternate years thereafter. Enjoy the beautiful island and people of the Dominican Republic and take part in service learning For more information contact Prof. Rodney Hessinger at rhessinger@jcu.edu.
  • Greece: Spring break 2019 and in alternate years; contact Dr. Kris Ehrhardt at kehrhardt@jcu.edu
  • India: Earn 3 credit hours while traveling to India over Spring Break. Immerse yourself in the fascinating country and culture of India over Spring Break 2018. This three-credit course is for undergraduate and graduates of any major. This program will run in the even years. For questions contact: Dr. Simran Kahai skahai@jcu.edu.
  • Italy – History: If you are one of the lucky ones to sign up for HS 305, Rome: City of Emperors, Popes, and Saints, you’ll be able to sit in a café on a piazza that has been a gathering place for saints, artists, and revolutionaries more than two millennia, and earn credit towards graduation at the same time. The major portion of the course will take place during spring break. You will see the Roman Forum, Colosseum, The Vatican, Sistine Chapel and much more. This program runs next during spring break 2020 and in alternate years thereafter. For more information, please contact Kellie Schwabl at kschwabl@jcu.edu or Dr. Murphy at pvmurphy@jcu.edu.
  • Japan: two-week tour in May-June, offered next in 2020; contact Prof. Keiko Nakano at knakano@jcu.edu
  • United Kingdom: Get your linked courses out of the way when you sign up for, Detective Fiction-EN 240, and Chemistry of Poisons- CH 170. While in the United Kingdom, you will see Alnwick Castle (the film site of Hogwarts and Downtown Abbey), Poison Garden, Baker Street, Moors and more! For more information contact Dr. Chrystal Bruce at cbruce@jcu.edu or Dr. John McBratney at jmcbratney@jcu.edu. This program runs next during spring break 2019 and in alternate years thereafter.