Environmental Studies majors are encouraged to study abroad and a diverse set of programs to extend coursework at Amherst are available.
Students should begin by visiting the Study Abroad resource website. Informational meetings regarding the process for study abroad are scheduled during the semester through the Study Abroad Office. Students should also consult with their academic advisors and Environmental Studies faculty regarding study abroad programs.
(I) Programs that may be especially relevant to Environmental Studies majors with interests in field studies. Note that this list is NOT complete; students should visit the Study Abroad site for a comprehensive list of programs.
- School for Field Studies (some programs are approved, some need to be petitioned)
- Organization for Tropical Studies / Duke University (all programs)
- SIT Madagascar: Ecology and Conservation
- SIT Ecuador: Comparative Ecology and Conservation (students encouraged to petition)
- Associated Colleges of the Midwest, Costa Rica
- CIEE Thailand
- Frontiers Abroad Escape program in New Zealand
- SIT Botswana: Ecology and Conservation (students encouraged to petition)
- SIT Tanzania: Wildlife Ecology and Conservation (students encouraged to petition)
- SIT Tanzania-Zanzibar: Coastal Ecology and Natural Resource Management (students encouraged to petition)
- SAA Victoria University in New Zealand (students are encouraged to petition)
- GAIAS: Galapagos Institute for the Arts and Sciences through USFQ (Universidad San Fransisco de Quito) in Quito Ecuador
- Danish Institute for Study Abroad: “Sustainability” or “Environmental Science of the Arctic” programs in Denmark
- SEA Semester: Environmental Studies in Woods Hole
- Alliance for Global Education: Contemporary India in Pune, India (students are encouraged to peition)