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Fort Dauphin, Madagascar: Biodiversity and Natural Resource Management (SIT) - Click here for more info

Affiliated Program Type: Group


  • Fall
  • Spring

Academic Focus:

  • Biology
  • Environmental Studies
  • French
  • Globalization Studies
  • IGS - Global Studies
  • Internships
  • Public Policy
  • Research

Language of Instruction:

  • English/French
  • French

Language Study:

  • French
  • Malagasy

Eligibility Requirements: 2.5 GPA; Three recent semesters of college-level French or equivalent and ability to follow coursework in French; Coursework or other significant preparation in environmental studies, ecology, biology or related fields.

Full-time Course Load: 16 credits

Program Dates: Late August through mid-December or late January through mid-May.

Mandatory Coursework: French for Natural Sciences (3 credits), Malagasy (3 credits), Biodiversity and Natural Resource Management (3 credits), Environmental Research Methods and Ethics (3 credits), and Independent Study Project OR Internship (4 credits).

Gettysburg Pre-requisites: None

Living Arrangements: Home Stays

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