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  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: SIT/World Learning 
  • Eligibility: Please see below for requirements.
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction:
English, Spanish
Level of Study:
Undergraduate
Open to:
USF Students Only
Credit Offered:
Transfer Credit
Program Advisor:
Nancy Di Bella
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Program Description:

Study tropical ecology in one of the world’s most diverse ecological countries, and explore the critical environmental and social issues affecting its conservation.

panamaThis program provides students with an immersive opportunity to study in one of the world’s most diverse ecological environments. Topics of study include tropical forest ecology; marine and wetland ecology; mammal and bird conservation; indigenous resource use; and the human-natural resource interface. Students have seven weeks of field study, and study at world-renowned research institutions including the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and EARTH University.

Major topics of study include:

  • Contemporary environmental and sociocultural issues shaping Panama
  • Environmental research methods and ethics
  • Development and conservation
  • Interdependent tropical ecosystems
  • Poverty and the environment
  • Indigenous cultures and conservation



This program is currently not accepting applications.