Our International Programs offers study abroad opportunities in various locations for our students who are interested in culture and travel.
Employers want REAL WORLD experience. Studying abroad helps you to acquire international skills and global understanding. Your ability to look at things from different points of view will be a valuable asset to employers.
The basic idea is this: two of our faculty in Rhetorical Studies and/or Performance Studies lead a group of 15-20 undergraduate students, from Villanova and other universities. We travel through the country of Greece, and typically stay in cities such as Athens, Delphi, Olympia, and Tolo—and most years also include trips to the Greek islands of Crete and Santorini! Throughout the trip, we stay in three- and four-star hotels—never dorms or hostels—and travel by air conditioned motor coach (read: tour bus, probably just like Jovi’s). ...read more!
Since 2004, Villanova’s Communication Department has offered its students the opportunity to take part in an absolutely unforgettable program: our Vatican Internships. This program, which has expanded to now include two different Vatican offices and Catholic News Service, provides students with the opportunity to combine international study with an invaluable (and truly unique) internship experience. ...read more!
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Intergroup Relations (IGR) is an educational experience about issues of social justice. One-credit IGR courses are designed to prepare students to create dialogues in situations where understanding and listening are needed. We will focus on building relationships among students from different identity groups (e.g., gender, religion, race, ability, socio-economic status, etc.). Students will receive 1 credit in Communication. For more information, go to www.villanova.edu/IGR
On May 10, 2009, Robert Ali Childs, subject of "The Price of Life", and Dr. John O'Leary, Villanova University faculty and advisor to the Documentary film students, talk with Steve Highsmith about the student documentary "The Price of Life" and the social issues surrounding the film.