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  • Locations: Rome, Italy
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: Loyola applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Faculty-Led, Loyola Study Abroad Center
Click here for a definition of this term Academic Subjects Available: ELPS - Ed Leadership & Policy Studies Click here for a definition of this term Accommodation Type: Residence Hall
Class Eligibility: 3. Junior, 4. Senior, Graduate/Professional Language Pre-Requisite: NO
Click here for a definition of this term Visiting Students Also Eligible to Apply: Study Abroad Advisor: Bobby Wilson
Program Description:

ELPS 465

Join us in Rome, Italy to study with aspiring district and school leaders. This faculty-led study abroad program is part of SOE@JFRC - 2023 - ELPS 465: Instructional Leadership - Decision Making in a Cultural Context course (3 credit hours), taught by Dr. Michelle Lia, and Dr. Amy Nelson Christensen.  This program is open to all LUC graduate students, SOE Friends, Partners and Alumni, LUC faculty, and select undergraduate students - rising juniors and seniors who have been approved by the SOE Coordinator of INTL Programs - Dr. Siobhan Cafferty. If interested in this exciting course, please contact Dr. Cafferty - This course is required for the following ADSU programs - MEd Principal Preparation and EdD Superintendent Preparation.

ONLY complete this OIP application if you have been accepted to SOE@JFRC - 2023 and paid your $400.00 Program Fee through Marketplace

Dates and Deadlines:
JFRC Arrival - July 2nd
JFRC Departure - by 10 AM on July 15th
Buy your CISI Travel Insurance here. Sponsor Code - LUC - SE. This is required by LUC.
JFRC Dorm Room Fee DUE in Marketplace by April 1st.
You don't need to self-register for this course in LOCUS. The SOE will register you for ELPS 465 - Summer C.

For more information contact:

Dr. Michelle Lia
Co-Director For the Andrew M. Greeley Center for Catholic Education and Clinical Assistant Professor


Dr. Amy Nelson Christensen
Clinical Assistant Professor


Dr. Siobhan Cafferty
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Community Engagement
Clinical Assistant Professor
Coordinator of International SOE Programs
School of Education

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2023 05/05/2023 ** Rolling Admission 07/02/2023 07/15/2023

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.