The Global Villa in Pruellage Hall
Many Languages, One WorldThe Global Villa welcomes students of all backgrounds and majors who are interested in other lands – their histories, languages, cultures and traditions, and their role in international affairs. It is a learning community that fosters cross-cultural understanding and service to others as part of the Jesuit tradition.
The Global Villa is ideal for international students, those majoring or minoring in a language, International Studies, International Business, preparing for study abroad or returning from it.
Residents may opt to live on one of four Language Floors (French, German, Spanish or International Studies), enabling them to immerse themselves in the language and culture, as well as to co-enroll in related courses, and enjoy the cultures (and foods!) of other lands. Foreign Language Teaching Assistants from abroad live in the community and help with studies and activities.
If you are interested in living in the Global Villa, please fill out the Online Housing Application available here.
As mentioned above, the following Language Floors are available:
- German Floor: “Unter den Linden”
- French Floor: “Les Champs Elysées”
- Spanish Floor: “La Plaza Mayor”
- International Studies
Sabrina Righi, Beatriz Rodriguez, Gaelle Dore & Cigdem Yig join the Global Villa for 2009-10
- GPA: 3.0 or higher, 3.0 in languages courses at SLU (if living on language floor);
- German, French, Spanish, or International Studies Course
Fill out the Online Housing Application
The Global Villa in Pruellage Hall:
Located in Pruellage Hall at the center of campus, the Global Villa is open to both upperclassmen and first-year students. Pruellage Hall provides a welcoming environment conducive to the Global Villa initiative including :
- a large kitchen shared by all residents
- a large lounge / classroom with full projection screen and technology
- smaller language lounges, film viewing areas, and a reading corner
- single and double rooms
- laundry facilities
- a friendly atmosphere throughout
For more information on each language floor, please contact the respective faculty liaison in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages:
|Les Champs Élysées - French Floor
||Unter den Linden - German Floor
||La Plaza Mayor - Spanish Floor