Study Abroad

Organization of Tropical Studies: Tropical Diseases, Environmental Change and Human Health

Various, Costa Rica

Organization of Tropical Studies: Tropical Diseases, Environmental Change and Human Health

The Organization of Tropical Studies is in partnership with Duke University.

Language(s) of instruction available: English
Language pre-requisites:

1 semester of college-level Spanish or the equivalent and one semester of biology are required.  Students should have a strong interest in public health and biology, as well as an "avid curiosity for new cultures."


Academic specialties: Biochemistry, Biology, Biophysics, Chemistry, Environmental Studies, Sciences
Amherst approved: Yes
Student evaluations: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/439297
Housing: Dorm with program students
"While in Costa Rica and Nicaragua, I was exposed to a lot of poverty and hardship, and it made me realize how fortunate I am and confirmed my passion to pursue healthcare as a career. "
-Symone Stephens '16
 

Office Hours

Monday-Thursday: 2-7pm
Friday: 8:30am-4:30pm

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