If you’re passionate about botany, ecology, and other related topics, studying abroad may be a great fit for you. Whether you want to earn a degree abroad, explore a new culture while supporting your current degree program, or simply to explore your passion, a study botany abroad program may have a lot to offer you. You may have the opportunity not only to learn about plants, conservation, and related topics, but also to study a new ecosystem up close. Whether that means exploring the rainforests of Central and South America, or other megadiverse countries like Kenya, India, China, or Australia, studying abroad may offer you unique opportunities to apply your studies up close in the real world.

Why Study Botany Abroad?

Whether you live in a country considered megadiverse such as the United States, or elsewhere, studying Botany, Plant Science, and other similar fields may be strengthened by opportunities for real world context. For example, travelling to countries like Ecuador, Colombia or Brazil may offer the opportunity to learn about the unique ecosystem of the rainforest up close and in person. Somewhere farther afield like Australia also boasts unique flora and fauna not found in other parts of the world. Additionally, studying abroad may allow you to work under respected educators from around the world.

  • College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS)

  • Applied Archaeology International

  • Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability, Columbia University

  • Turkana Basin Institute

  • Education Center on Conservation and Sustainable Development (CDS/CNEH-Peru)

  • ELI-Experiential Learning International

  • University of Sydney

  • University of Wisconsin - Madison

  • University of Arizona

  • Northern Illinois University

  • NUI Galway

  • Smithsonian-Mason Semester

  • Sepela Field Programs

  • International Forum for Tropical Ecology and Culture

  • IES Abroad

  • International Institute for Scientific & Academic Collaboration (IISAC)

  • Etnobotcat

  • German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig

  • Jamaica International Projects

  • Foundation Galo Plaza Lasso

  • Emory University

  • i-to-i Volunteer and Adventure Travel

  • Avon Maitland Schools Canada