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AIFS Study Abroad: Tropical Marine Biology in Australia (Summer Traveling Program)


Study abroad in Australia this summer with the AIFS Tropical Marine Biology in Australia study and travel program! This course is taught in English by faculty from Murdoch University, Perth and is worth 4 credits.

Live on campus at Murdoch University in twin self-catering rooms in a student residence. You will also camp at the Ningaloo Reef Adventure Camp while traveling. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included during the 10-day field camp portion of the program. A welcome and farewell meal are also included in Perth.

Spend your first 6 nights and final 7 nights in Perth, with 10 nights in between at Coral Bay’s Ningaloo Reef Marine Park for a Marine Biology Field Camp.

Cultural and social activities include:

·     Sightseeing tour of Perth and Fremantle

·     A glass bottom boat trip

·     Wildlife cruise

·     Snorkeling tour

·     Coral-viewing tour and wildlife interactions.

An optional 3-night visit to Sydney including a sightseeing tour and a Blue Mountains day trip is available to students on the AIFS flight package.

Program Highlights:

·      Program includes fees guaranteed in U.S. dollars, housing, a meal plan and more

·      AIFS organized social/cultural activities, excursions and field trips

·      Travel Australia with accompanying faculty and support for the duration of the program

·      Optional AIFS Flight Package (round-trip flights and airport transfers)

·      Earn 4 credits awarded by Murdoch UniversityAIFS flight package. Over 50% of our study abroad participants receive financial support from AIFS in the form of scholarships or grants.



  • Marine Biology
  • Biology (General)
  • Environmental Studies
  • Ecology
  • Australian Studies

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