This academically rigorous program follows a six-day/week schedule. The interdisciplinary curriculum is designed to help students actively discover and understand the complexities of environmental, social, and economic issues in Kenya. Read more about the SFS program model.
Major academic themes include:
On the Fundamentals of Wildlife Management program, you will take one 4-credit course. This course is participatory in nature and is designed to foster inquiry and active learning combining lectures, field exercises, assignments, and tests. This course is taught in English.
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Summer sessions are designed to make back-to-back sessions possible for students who want the in-depth experience of internship-level training, while also going off the beaten path and exploring the world. Each summer session focuses on a different topic, and you’ll have time to rest and travel independently between sessions. Receive a $1,000 discount on your second session (effective for Summer 2020).
Carnivores of the African Plains (Tanzania Summer II)
Elephants of the African Savanna (Kenya Summer II)
The Center lies in the heart of Kenya’s Rift Valley, nestled between three world-famous national parks. The snow-capped peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro towers over miles of savanna, replete with a diversity of wildlife. Students and staff live on a sprawling, grassy campus made up of traditional thatched bandas (cabins) and a central chumba (main building), just down the road from the small town of Kimana.