Earn credit while living and studying in another country. Lawrence is affiliated with over 50 programs in 30 countries, and we offer programs for almost every major. Whether you want to study a second language, dive deeper into your major, or pursue an outside interest or follow your curiosity, we like to think we have something for everyone. 

  • Your financial aid will travel with you to help cover the costs of the program.
  • Grades earned on the program will automatically apply; there is no need to petition to have your grades transferred.

Please note that participation in programs listed with a (G) designation below will automatically fulfill the Global Diversity general education requirement.

TeachChicago Urban Teaching Program

United States -

Tags: Education, Ethnic Studies, Global Studies, Psychology

Advisor: Professor Stewart C. Purkey


Students seeking teacher certification can complete their student teaching practicum and seminar in the ethnically and culturally diverse urban Chicago environment. Placements are made in both public and private central-city Chicago schools. Students live in apartments located in Hyde Park, adjacent to the University of Chicago.


Interested students should talk with the education department about requirements for this program.

For more information:


Important Details

Duration and Application Information:

Offering Duration: Semester
This program has an early application deadline. Be in touch with the education department to discuss the early deadline in fall term of the year prior to your proposed participation in this program.

Direct admission is not available for this program.

Language(s) of Coursework:

Primary: English

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