The School for Field Studies

100 Cummings Center Suite 534-G,Beverly, MA, 01915 United States

About The School for Field Studies

Year Founded: 1980

We are one of the nation's oldest and largest environmental study abroad program, combining hands-on environmental studies with scientific research to develop sustainable solutions to critical environmental problems. SFS students work with communities to discover practical ways to manage their natural resources. In the process, SFS students undergo a transformational experience that assists them in advancing their careers as skilled professionals and globally aware citizens.

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Wildlife Management Studies in Tanzania

Tanzania : Karatu

The School for Field Studies (SFS) semester program in Tanzania allows students to examine the drivers of habitat degradation and land-use change, as well as the implications...

Tropical Rainforest Studies in Australia

Australia : Cairns, Yungaburra

The School for Field Studies (SFS) semester program in Queensland, Australia, provides exciting opportunities for students to study and work hands-on in rainforest management...

Wildlife Management and Conservation in Tanzania

Tanzania : Karatu

The School for Field Studies (SFS) Wildlife Management & Conservation program gives students an opportunity to gain an understanding and evaluation of protected areas management...

Marine Resource Studies in the Turks & Caicos Islands

Turks and Caicos Islands : South Caicos

The School for Field Studies (SFS) semester program in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) provides students with the opportunity to learn about tropical marine ecology, evaluate...

Tourism & Island Systems in Panama

Panama : Bocas del Toro

This course introduces students to the marine and terrestrial ecosystems of Bocas del Toro, Panama, and the challenges presented by a growing reliance on tourism for economic...

Applied Research Techniques & Sustainability in Costa Rica

Costa Rica : Atenas

The School for Field Studies (SFS) program gives students the opportunity to learn about the ecological, natural resource management, and socioeconomic factors impacting

Himalayan Environment and Society in Bhutan

Bhutan : Paro, Thimphu

The School for Field Studies (SFS) semester program in Bhutan gives students a broad exposure to the core areas of environment, culture, development, and governance. Students...

Applied Marine Research Techniques in Turks & Caicos Islands

Turks and Caicos Islands : South Caicos

The School for Field Studies (SFS) summer program in the Turks & Caicos Islands gives students an opportunity to learn about developing scientific approaches to identify

River Ecosystems & Environmental Ethics in Cambodia

Cambodia : Siem Reap

The School for Field Studies (SFS) program in Cambodia gives students an understanding of the complexity and fundamental importance of the Mekong River to the region's ecosystems,...

Biodiversity & Development in the Andes-Amazon, Peru

Peru : Cusco, Puerto Maldonado and 1 other city , Rural Areas Show less

The School for Field Studies (SFS) semester program in Peru provides students with the opportunity to study and work hands-on in the forests, fields, communities, and rivers...

Tropical Island Biodiversity Studies in Panama

Panama : Bocas del Toro

The School for Field Studies (SFS) semester program in Bocas del Toro provides students with an exciting opportunity to conduct research and explore the rural Caribbean and...

Tropical Marine Ecosystems in Turks & Caicos Islands

Turks and Caicos Islands : South Caicos

The School for Field Studies (SFS) Tropical Marine Ecosystems: Monitoring and Management summer program provides students with the opportunity to gain an understanding of...

Sustaining Tropical Ecosystems in Costa Rica

Costa Rica : Atenas

The School for Field Studies (SFS) program gives students the opportunity to examine the impacts of development on the environment and on society by understanding key historical...

Eastern Himalayan Forests and Rural Livelihoods in Bhutan

Bhutan : Bumthang District

The School for Field Studies (SFS) Eastern Himalayan Forests and Rural Livelihoods summer program introduces students to Bhutanese culture, society, and environment. Traveling...

Rainforest Management Studies in Australia/New Zealand

-Multi-Country Locations : Australia, New Zealand

The School for Field Studies (SFS) Rainforest Studies Management program gives student an opportunity to compare and contrast the ecological, geographic, social, economic,...

Sustainable Development Studies in Costa Rica

Costa Rica : Atenas

The School for Field Studies (SFS) semester programs in Costa Rica provides the opportunity for students to examine the effects of globalization on classic development issues...

Techniques for Wildlife Research in Tanzania

Tanzania : Karatu

The School for Field Studies (SFS) program gives students the opportunity to learn a suite of wildlife field techniques and methods routinely used to assess wildlife ecology...

Techniques for Rainforest Research in Australia

Australia : Yungaburra

The School for Field Studies (SFS) Techniques for Rainforest Research summer program gives student an opportunity to learn the skills required to design and implement research...

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