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  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Eligibility: Please see below for requirements.
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2017 07/09/2017 ** Rolling Admission 07/16/2017 08/10/2017
Summer 2018 01/31/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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Program Advisor:
Preston Drane
Sponsoring College:
College of Arts and Sciences
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Program Description

During this 17th ICS, various speleological sessions will be held to meet your various interests from basic caving skills, exploration activities of many fantastic caves in the world, to many topics in science. The UIS has five Departments. Among them the Department of Scientific Research includes 12 commissions focusing covering different fields in speleology. The Department of Karst and Cave Protection will discuss the conservation and effective management of wild and show caves. And the Department of Exploration will cover numerous caving activities. You will be able to experience full depth of caving and scientific activities during the ICS.