Learn by Living
Minerva University makes each location you live in an extension of your learning environment. Learning includes in-person experiences, pushing you to apply your knowledge to real-world scenarios in culturally diverse settings. At Minerva University, you'll focus on sharpening your knowledge and understanding of five Integrated Learning Outcomes (ILOs) that put you on a path to success and lifelong growth.
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San Francisco embodies the full depth and breadth of the full Minerva University student experience. During your time in this bustling city, you will enjoy intensive, location-based learning with leading figures and organizations. Outside of the classroom, everything from intensive civic projects to morning rituals, running, yoga, and many other stimulating activities are right at your doorstep.
Learning in Context
The global experience at Minerva University include five categories of site-specific learning.
To expand the global reach of hands-on learning, Minerva University offers a series of student-focused labs in locations around the globe to provide immersive research and project opportunities available to students in the summer and during the school year.
Blend your studies and personal interests by attending regular activities with local individuals and organizations. Through an ongoing series of discussions and presentations you gain exposure to new people, places, and perspectives.
Each location you visit allows you opportunities to delve into significant local topics. Participating in curated city experiences expands your understanding of the city and culture you are living in.
Extend your understanding of the concepts and skills you learn in class into the real world. Bringing your lessons to life, assignments are connected to city-based activities and work sessions that blend course concepts and local topics.
Make a positive impact on society by practicing skills and applying concepts you learn in class through projects with local partners. You will work with partners in each city on impact projects that connect your formal studies to real problems organizations face.
“Our students are active participants, not tourists, in the community. They meaningfully engage and contribute to the city by applying their knowledge to civic challenges and location-based projects.”
Collaborate with your peers, challenge your ways of thinking, explore site-specific issues, and come up with actionable solutions.
Get involved with real-world projects, initiatives, and organizations. Use your practical knowledge to develop realistic solutions to the problems our world is facing.
A cornerstone of your education at Minerva University is the connections you make with your classmates. These memorable relationships will follow you throughout your life.
Socialize, share simple meal prep tips, and gain a world of cultural understanding as you break bread with your global classmates and enjoy opportunities to share and demonstrate your culture through food.
You and your classmates will be invited to share stories with one another to broaden your exposure to different backgrounds and build your understanding of the human experience.
Milestone events mark significant moments in your Minerva University journey — from arriving in a new city to celebrating community mid-semester. These moments foster a strong sense of community within the university, encompassing students, faculty, and staff alike.