AIFS Study Abroad: Tropical Marine Biology in Australia (Summer Traveling Program)
Study abroad in Australia this summer and earn 4 credits with AIFS. Tropical Marine Biology in Australia will introduce you to the diversity and physical processes of Western Australia's marine habitats, coral reefs, tropical biodiversity, human impacts and management and marine park management.
This program includes a rare opportunity to conduct research at the Coral Bay Research Station. Transcripts issued by Murdoch University.
Spend 3.5 weeks in Western Australia including 13 nights in Perth and a 10-day field camp based around the World Heritage-listed Ningaloo Reef and Marine Park.
You'll stay on campus, in student residences and camp, with all meals provided during camping portion of the program.
Cultural and social activities include city life by the sea, living on campus at Murdoch University. Plus, you'll be immersed in tropical marine settings to experience an array of biodiversity and habitats up close, with a glass bottom boat trip, wildlife cruise, snorkeling and more.
An optional 3-night visit to Sydney including a walking tour, ferry to Manly with dinner, and a Blue Mountains day trip is available to students on the AIFS flight package.
Spectacular mountain ranges surround Stellenbosch, the university town in the winelands of the Western Cape, South Africa. The elegant Cape Dutch, Georgian and Victorian houses that grace the oak tree-lined streets reflect the history of one of South Africa’s oldest towns. Take a stroll and you’ll find interesting museums, open-air coffee shops, bistros and a thriving art scene; go further afield and you can hike through vineyards, orchards and mountain ranges. Study here and become part of a vibrant academic community with a tranquil and laid-back atmosphere. AIFS in Stellenbosch offers a traditional academic program as well as a Learning for Sustainable Community Engagement Program (LSCE). Students can choose courses from Stellenbosch University’s full course catalog which covers a broad range of subjects. LSCE students take specific courses in Sustainable Community Engagement, plus one or two electives, in addition to volunteer work in the community. AIFS also offers students with an interest in art, photography, ceramics or marketing the opportunity to intern at the Ardmore Ceramic Studio in Kwazulu Natal.
Please refer to our website for term-specific details. The AIFS program in Stellenbosch, South Africa is available for winter (January), summer, semester and academic year terms.
Select from a wide range of courses from business to economics and political science to sociology, studying at DEREE - The American College of Greece in Athens. Your student apartment, built to house the 2004 U.S. Olympic Team, is located a short walk from campus. Depending on the academic term you select, numerous social and cultural activities may include day trips to Delphi and the Sanctuary of Apollo; the Island of Hydra; or Nafplio and Palamidi Castle. Optional excursions may include a tour of London England; and a visit to Cape Sounion and the Temple of Poseidon. Please visit AIFS website for term-specific details.