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Zanzibar, Tanzania: Coastal Ecology and Natural Resource Management (SIT) - Click here for more info

Affiliated Program Type: Group


  • Fall
  • Spring

Academic Focus:

  • Anthropology
  • Biology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Globalization Studies
  • IGS - Global Studies
  • Political Science
  • Public Policy
  • Research

Language of Instruction: English

Language Study: Swahili

Eligibility Requirements: 2.5 GPA; Previous college-level coursework or significant preparation in environmental studies, ecology, biology, or related fields; Swimming proficiency strongly recommended.

Full-time Course Load: 16 credits

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

Mandatory Coursework: Kiswahili Language Study (4 credits), Coastal Ecology and Natural Resources Management Seminar (4 credits), Environmental Research Methods and Ethics (4 credits), and Independent Study Project (4 credits).

Gettysburg Pre-requisites: None

Living Arrangements: Home Stays

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