Academic Requirements

The International Service Learning Program (ISLP) is an interdisciplinary program focused on “Community Health & Safety.” The strength of the program comes from the collaboration of the faculty from several different disciplines and the service provided by the participants while abroad. U of L Student interacting with children in a class room

Participants are required to enroll in the course associated with their academic program and pay the appropriate program fee. Additionally, all participants must attend a weekly orientation workshop held in the Student Activities Center or integrated into the academic course of their discipline.The orientation sessions will address program history, cultures, and participant expectations.

Courses are offered in the following academic areas:

  • Communication
  • Criminal Justice
  • Dentistry
  • Engineering
  • Education (College Student Personnel & Higher Education)Geography/Geoscience
  • Law
  • Nursing
  • Psychology
  • Public Health
  • Social Work
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Science)
  • Sport Administration


Students selected to participate will be instructed how and when to enroll in the appropriate course.