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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

Language Study:

  • French
  • Malagasy

Eligibility Requirements: 2.5 GPA; Previous college-level coursework 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: Biodiversity and Conservation (3 credits), Natural Resource Mgmt (3 credits), Malagasy or Beginning French (3 credits), French for Natural Sciences (3 credits), Env Research Methods (3 credits) and Independent Study Project OR Internship (4 credits).

Gettysburg Pre-requisites: None

Living Arrangements: Home Stays

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