Summer in Galapagos

Isabela Oceanographic Institute (IOI)
Lauren Saulino
Puerto Villamil, Isla Isabela
Phone: 305-767 1591
Western Hemisphere: Ecuador: Galapagos Islands

Host Inst.: Escuela Superior Politecnica del Litoral (ESPOL)

Dates: May-Aug

Subject: Anthropology, Biodiversity, Biology, Bird watching, Botany, Conservation, Evolution, Fishing and fisheries, Ichthyology, Internships, Marine biology, Marine sciences, Natural sciences, Outdoor activities and education, Sustainable development

Level: Precoll, Fresh, Sophs, Jrs, Srs, Grads, Adults, Teachers, Professionals
Requires: 3.00 GPA, general interest in ecology, nature & evolution; coll-level bio & eco 101 preferred
Age Min: 18
Age Average: 21

Undergrad Credit: Avail
Undergrad: 3 credits per class
Grad Credit: Avail
Document Awarded: transcript

Overall Program Costs: $3,500
Cost Include: all meals, excursions, fees, housing included, transfers, tuition
Nonrefundable fee
Cost Range: $2,500 to $5,000 not incl intl travel

Instruction Language: English
Format: Directed field study, Independent study format, Lab, Lecture, Practical training, Seminar, Study tour, Workshop
Students: US

Housing Arrangement: Arr by pgm
Housing Type: homestays, hotels, residence halls

Deadline: Rolling admissions; latest 6 wks before pgm

Other Info:
Year Program Began: 2007
Orientation Location: abroad
Orientation Description: (predeparture info package provided)
Activities: cultural events activity, excursions activity, field trips activity, pgm travel activity, sports activity
Misc: Take the classrm to the field. From penguins to iguanas, sharks to tortoises, from volcanos to beach
Financial Aid: scholarships, work-study