Our Programs: An Overview
In Summer 2014, we will again offer study abroad in Australia. What follows are brief descriptions of this program and valuable information on how to get you enrolled in the program.
This is a 3.5-week field study of the Great Barrier Reef, Australian rainforests, the Outback, and indigenous Aboriginal cultures. Learn about ancient landscapes and cultures that highlight the complexity of issues such as tropical ecology, sustainable management, protecting endangered species, and ecosystem management. Queensland enjoys a warm, tropical climate year-round and temperatures will usually range in the 80’s during the days. Program and tuition combined are under $5000 (price to be approved).
What does the program fee pay for?
The fees (above) include tuition, all accommodations, in-country transportation, some meals, all excursions/activities, and international accident/health insurance coverage. Additional costs include some meals (~$250),airfare (~$1,600 round-trip from Los Angeles, with an optional group airfare available – visit http://www.studentuniverse.com/study/auip for information), and readings packet (~$50). Please note that out-of-state students pay the same as in-state students and that scholarships/financial aid apply as if you were on campus taking summer semester classes.
The deadline for applications is January 31, 2014. Applications are available now and can be retrieved here.