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. 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.
The St. Petersburg Polytechnic Institute was founded in 1899 and became one of the major universities of Russia and the former Soviet Union. It was raised to the status of state technical university in 1990 in recognition of its importance. The University is home to more than 26,000 students and 2,000 professors, lecturers and instructors. The academic program is organized by the Russian Language Center at the Preparatory Department for Foreign Students, one mile from the main campus. This department trains students from all over the world who wish to enter higher education at Russian universities and is highly regarded for excellent teaching of Russian as a foreign language. Please refer to our website for term-specific details.