Program Administrator: 
IE3 Global
Location: 

The Galapagos Archipelago is a cluster of some thirteen volcanic islands, six smaller islands, and associated islets and rocks located just under the equator, about 600 miles west of mainland Ecuador. The oldest of the islands are about 5 million years old and the youngest are still in the process of being formed. The islands are best known for their vast number of endemic species and the studies made by Charles Darwin that led to his theory of evolution by natural selection.
Ninety-seven percent of the land surface of the Islands is a Natural Park and has been named a World Heritage Site. The Galapagos Marine Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, covers 133,000 km and is home to sea lions, sea turtles, albatross, seals, and penguins.

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

One year college-level Spanish2.75 minimum GPACompletion of at least one course in general biology and ecology

Application Deadlines: 
Program Details: 

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Program Costs: 

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Academic Emphasis: 
Biology
Earth Science
Environ. Science
Natural Resources
Country: 
Ecuador