- Chiang Mai, Thailand
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Program Description:
Spend three weeks in northern Thailand exploring Southeast Asia’s challenges and efforts related to biodiversity conservation through in-class lectures, hands-on fieldwork, research studies, and service-learning projects with an NGO focusing on tree ecology and elephant conservation. Incorporating elements of conservation biology, biodiversity studies, sustainability science and more, the immersive course begins with a week in the charming town of Chiang Mai before moving to the rural mountain village of Pai for two weeks of fieldwork. In addition to the course content, you’ll work closely with the host NGO to conduct a tree ecology research project and elephant observational study all while learning more about sustainable living and conservation.
Additional Program Information
- 2.5 GPA Currently enrolled at an approved degree-granting institution of higher education. This interdisciplinary course strongly touches on components of ecology, conservation biology, biodiversity studies, sustainability science and policy. Previous experience in the above-mentioned fields is an asset but not mandatory, however, students should hold the capacity to discuss and grasp concepts and navigate perspectives from across different disciplines.
- Scholarships Description:
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