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ISV Academic Credit/Independent Study Programs from Across the Globe!

Locations

Australia
Costa Rica
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Russia
South Africa
Thailand

Term

Fall, Spring, Summer, Throughout the year

Dates

Australia: May 12, 19, 26; June 2, 9, 23, 30; July 7, 14, 21, 28; August 4, 11, 18 2011, Costa Rica: May 13, 20, 27; June 3, 10, 17, 24; July 1, 8, 15, 22; August 5, 12, 19

Degree Level

Bachelors Degree (Undergraduate)

Languages

  • English

Subject Areas

  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Admin (health Services)
  • Admin (hospitality, Sports)
  • African Studies
  • Agriculture
  • Animal Science
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Science
  • Archaeology
  • Architecture
  • Art History
  • Art/fine Arts
  • Arts
  • Asian And Asian American Studies
  • Asian Studies
  • Astronomy/astrophysics
  • Atmospheric Chemistry
  • Australian Studies
  • Automatic Control & Systems Engineering
  • Aviation/aerospace
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering
  • Biology
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Biotechnology
  • Botany
  • Business
  • Business Admin. & Management
  • Chemistry
  • Chicano Studies
  • Chinese Language
  • City And Regional Planning
  • Classical Civilization
  • Comm. (radio, Tv, & Film)
  • Comm. Science & Disorders
  • Communications
  • Conflict Studies
  • Conservation And Preservation
  • Continuing Education
  • Counseling
  • Earth Sciences
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English
  • English As A Second Language
  • English Literature
  • Environmental Management
  • Environmental Management Systems / Policy
  • Environmental Risk
  • Environmental Studies
  • Family & Home Studies
  • Field-study
  • Health Administration
  • History
  • Horticulture / Floriculture
  • Hospitality
  • Human Res. Management
  • Human Rights Advocacy
  • Humanities
  • Industrial Design
  • Intensive Language
  • Medicine
  • Molecular Biology
  • Museum Studies
  • Nursing
  • Occupational, Environ. Health
  • Physical Therapy
  • Pre-med
  • Psychology
  • Service-learning
  • Sustainable Development
  • Swahili
  • Urban & Regional Planning
  • Women's Studies
  • Zoology & Wildlife Sciences

Cost in US$:

Australia, Thailand, Costa Rica, New Zealand, South Africa: USD 3395; Dominican Republic and Ecuador: USD 3295

Cost Includes:

  • Housing
  • Food
  • Living stipend
  • Medical insurance
  • Excursions
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Registration fees

Program Fees Include:

1. Your university or department may charge fees or tuition for you to do an independent study course (like any other course offered on campus). Check with your academic advisor or department administrator regarding any fees payable to your university.
2. If you choose to follow the ISV Course Syllabus, a small fee payable to ISV will be added to your invoice. ISV will send you the Course Syllabus of your choice and which corresponds to the types of Volunteer Projects offered in your host country.
3. If you are not following the ISV Course Syllabus, but you do require an evaluation from your Project Leader for your course, send an email to request one. There is a small fee payable to ISV for this service.

Credit Available

yes

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Animal Welfare
  • Childcare/children
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Community Organizing
  • Conservation
  • Gardening
  • Gender Issues
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Health
  • Health Education
  • Human Rights
  • Minority Groups
  • Reforestation
  • Strategic Planning
  • Volunteer Management
  • Wildlife Surveying
  • Women

Age Range

must be at least 18 years old

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Group living
  • Other

Participants Travel

in Groups

Typically Participants Work

in Groups

Scholarships are Available

Contact ISV for details.

Application Process Involves

  • Other
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

1 Week

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad
  • Job and Internship Network

Institution Affiliates:

World Youth Student & Educational Travel Confederation