OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

SFS: Peru (Biodiversity and Development in the Amazon)

Program Administrator: 
SFS
Country: 
Peru
Host Institution: 

School for Field Studies research station

Location: 

Southern Peru

Duration: 
Winter/Spring Semester
Summer/Fall Semester
Language: 
English
Language: 
Spanish
Class Format: 
Classes Primarily with US Students
Housing: 
Residence Hall
Requirement: 

One semester of college-level ecology or biology
18 years old

OSU Application Deadlines

  • Summer Programs: March 15
  • Fall, Year-Long Programs: April 15
  • Winter/Spring Semester Programs: October 15
  • Spring Term Programs: November 15
Mandatory Application Checklist: 
Program Details: 

This program seeks to understand both the conflicts and synergies of conservation and development. Students will gain a sense of the richness of the Andes-Amazon region—biodiversity, social and cultural diversity, and ecosystem services—while exploring strategies for sustainable livelihoods in this highly productive and diverse region of South America.

Program Costs: 

See SFS website

$350 IDEA fee per term abroad

Academic emphasis: 
Anthropology
Biology
Botany
Environ. Science
General Science
Natural Resources
Political Science
Rec. Resource Mgt
Spanish
Sustainability


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