Core Beliefs: A Vincentian Heart, a Global
Studying abroad is a
life-changing experience, opening your mind to new ways of thinking
about your education, your world, and yourself. At St. John’s we
offer a wide range of unique classes and programs, hands-on service
learning, and cultural immersion.
The success of our
approach to global studies is based upon our core beliefs:
We believe academics are the core of a study abroad program. With
that in mind, we offer intellectually engaging classes that are
taught by experienced St. John’s faculty and leading faculty
We believe meaningful community service is integral to a fulfilling
and satisfying international experience. That's why we incorporate
true service and reflection – typically with an eye toward global
poverty relief – into each of our programs.
We believe global studies should be within every student’s
financial reach. We offer generous financial aid with the goal of
accommodating every student regardless of program cost and
We believe your study abroad experience must safely expand your
horizons. That is why we place full-time student life and
academic support staff in each of our locations and also provide
the services of worldwide emergency assistance – all covered in
your program fee.