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The School for Field Studies – Forests in the Land of the Thunder Dragon
Thimphu, Bhutan (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer
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Program Sponsor: The School for Field Studies (SFS) 
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Lang. of Instruction: English Minimum GPA: 2.6
Housing: Residence Hall Program Type: Off-Campus Study
Areas of Study: Anthropology, Asian Studies, Biology, Botany, Earth Science, Ecology, Economics, Environmental Studies, Forestry, Geography, International Studies, Religion/Theology, Sciences, Sociology, Tourism, Zoology
Program Description:
Program Description:

BHUTAN SUMMER I: FORESTS IN THE LAND OF THE THUNDER DRAGON


PROGRAM DETAILS

  • Term: Summer
  • Credits: 6 semester-hour credits
  • Prerequisites: No course prerequisites: 18 years of age
  • Application Deadline: Rolling admissions until April 2019
  • Financial Aid: All accepted students can apply for need-based scholarships, grants, and loans


OVERVIEW

Explore the rich culture, biodiversity, and dramatic mountain views of the Bhutanese Himalayas. Spend six weeks surveying forests, visiting ancient shrines, and studying issues of conservation and development in one of the most fascinating countries in the world. Wrap up the summer by designing and conducting a group research project.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHT:
  • Trek across forested ridges and remote villages, camping out under the stars and learning about Bhutanese culture and ecosystems firsthand.


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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 01-MAR-2019 ** Rolling Admission 03-JUN-2019 11-JUL-2019

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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