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School for Field Studies Summer in Bhutan

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Program Information

Location

Bumthang District, Bhutan

Term

Summer

Language

English

Minimum Language Requirement

None

Areas of Focus

Social Sciences, STEM

Structure

Field-Based

Description

The School for Field Studies (SFS) Eastern Himalayan Forests and Rural Livelihoods summer program introduces students to Bhutanese culture, society, and environment. Traveling and trekking across valleys and ridges and through villages, students gain an intimate knowledge of the diverse ecosystems and rural livelihood strategies, and conduct research on Bhutan’s priority environmental concerns and resource management and biodiversity conservation strategies.  Students may choose to attend either one or both sessions:

Session I: FORESTS IN THE LAND OF THE THUNDER DRAGON
Session II: BIG CATS OF THE HIMALAYAS: TRACKING AND CONSERVATION

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Detailed information about this program, including courses, housing, and fees, is available on the program website.

In order to study abroad for credit, you must complete two applications. You will need to both apply to your program for admission (via the program website) and apply to Yale for approval to receive credit.

 
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Notes

Credit

Each session is eligible for 1 general Yale transfer credit.