There are many options all over the world for students interested in Environmental Studies to study abroad. Many Environmental Studies majors will study abroad to complement their course work on campus, gain hands-on experience, research environmental policy, and more. This page contains information that will assist Environmental Studies majors in determining how to integrate study abroad into their Brandeis careers.
Sample of Approved Programs with Environmental Studies Coursework
Arava Institute for Environmental Studies - Kibbutz Ketura, Israel
SIT/ Panama: Tropical Ecology, Marine Ecosystems, and Biodiversity Conservation - Panama City, Panama
SFS/ Wildlife Management Studies - Rhotia, Tanzania
Studying abroad on a pre-approved program is one of three ways Environmental Studies majors and minors can fulfill the ENVS Applied Learning Experience requirement. Review this list to see all programs pre-approved by Environmental Studies to fulfill this requirement.
Visit the Brandeis Approved Programs List to review a comprehensive list of programs that offer Environmental Studies coursework. Click on "Advanced Search" to filter options or search for unique program traits like internships or research. Additional programs might have acceptable coursework, but this list shows the primary locations where ENVS courses may be available.
Study Abroad LiaisonTo assist students with their academic choices abroad and to help answer any questions about receiving major/ minor credit while abroad, each academic department and program has assigned a faculty member to serve as the Study Abroad Liaison. Environmental Studies majors and minors who plan to study abroad should meet with the study abroad liaison to review their options before they go abroad, and again once they have returned from study abroad to ensure appropriate credit.
The liaison for Environmental Studies is Prof. Colleen Hitchcock.
Receiving Credit in Environmental Studies
Students wishing to receive Environmental Studies credit for work done off campus during the academic year should discuss their desired coursework with the Study Abroad Liaison for Environmental Studies prior to studying abroad. After returning from abroad, complete the Petition to Request Substitution for a Requirement form.