Ecuador: Comparative Ecology and Conservation

Explore tropical ecosystems and study biological sciences to support conservation efforts in Ecuador

offered by SIT Study Abroad

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Study biological and ecological sciences applicable to conservation efforts, using key biological and ecological indicators such as plants, insects, birds, mammals, and other biological taxa. The program looks at the botany, entomology, ornithology, mammalogy, geology, and natural history of Ecuador’s unique ecological zones. You will visit the high sierras of the Andes, the epiphyte-rich cloud forest, the high Andean páramo, and the vast rain forest of the Ecuadorian Amazon, and you will spend a week on the Galápagos Islands. Please visit our website for more information


  • Environmental Studies
  • Sustainable Development
  • Environmental Management
  • Environmental Management Systems / Policy
  • Marine Science
  • Ecology
  • Spanish


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