How will you impact the world?

Everyone has a role to play in protecting the earth. All that's required is your curiosity about the world, a thirst for knowledge, and a passion for the environment.

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Bhutan

Program

Himalayan Studies

Water, Wildlife, and Community

In the shadow of Mt. Kilimanjaro, the savannas are alive with an astounding diversity of wildlife. Starting in Spring 2019, join us in Kenya to study water rights, natural resource management, and human-wildlife conflict. This program joins Tanzania in our portfolio of Africa programs.

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Kenya

Program

Water, Wildlife, and Community

Now Accepting Applications!

Summer 2018, Fall 2018, and Spring 2019 programs are now accepting applications - apply today!

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Cambodia

Program

Conservation and Development Studies

Patagonia

A stage for true wild. Soaring pinnacles clash with rivers of ice, and life persists here in the face of challenging seasonal extremes. Starting in Fall 2019, join us in this incredible region at the end of the world.

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Patagonia

Program

Coastal Climate Change Studies

Dive into Marine Research

Panama and the Turks & Caicos Islands are home to incredible marine ecosystems. Grab your snorkeling gear and join us in the field!

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Turks & Caicos Islands

Program

Marine Resource Studies


About

Discover a different kind of classroom.

SFS CREATES TRANSFORMATIVE STUDY ABROAD EXPERIENCES THROUGH FIELD-BASED LEARNING AND RESEARCH.

We envision a sustainable world—a world where good science informs good policy, and communities are inspired to work together in finding creative solutions to the critical environmental problems of our time.

As an SFS student you’ll be out in diverse and incredible ecosystems, participating in groundbreaking research and translating what you’ve learned into impactful action. This is a study abroad experience like no other.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE SFS EXPERIENCE


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Australia

Tropical Rainforest Studies
Fall 2018
Open
August 27 - November 29
Spring 2019
Open
January 28 - May 2

Australia

Rainforest Management Studies
Summer 2018
Open
June 4 - July 4

Australia

Techniques for Rainforest Research
Summer 2018
Open
July 9 - August 8

Bhutan

Himalayan Environment and Society in Transition
Fall 2018
Filling Fast
August 27 - December 5
Spring 2019
Open
January 28 - May 8

Cambodia

Conservation, Ethics, and Environmental Change
Fall 2018
Open
August 27 - December 5
Spring 2019
Open
January 28 - May 8

Costa Rica

Sustainable Development Studies
Fall 2018
Open
August 27 - December 5
Spring 2019
Open
January 28 - May 8

Kenya

Water, Wildlife, and Community
Spring 2019
Open
January 28 - May 8

Panama

Tropical Island Biodiversity Studies
Fall 2018
Open
August 27 - December 5
Spring 2019
Open
January 28 - May 8

Peru

Biodiversity & Development in the Amazon
Fall 2018
Open
August 27 - December 5
Spring 2019
Open
January 28 - May 8

Tanzania

Wildlife Management Studies
Fall 2018
Waitlist
August 27 - December 5
Spring 2019
Open
January 28 - May 8

Tanzania

Wildlife Management and Conservation
Summer 2018
Open
June 4 - July 4

Tanzania

Techniques for Wildlife Field Research
Summer 2018
Open
July 9 - August 8

Turks & Caicos Islands

Marine Resource Studies
Fall 2018
Open
August 27 - December 5
Spring 2019
Open
January 28 - May 8

Turks & Caicos Islands

Applied Marine Research Techniques
Summer 2018
Filling Fast
July 9 - August 8
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