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Sea Semester: Protecting the Phoenix Islands Summer Program

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Program Information


Honolulu, Hawaii, USA; Kanton Island, Kiribati; Pago, Pago, American Samoa





Minimum Language Requirement


Areas of Focus

Social Sciences, STEM




This 8-week summer at sea program welcomes students to explore one of the last coral wildernesses on Earth through one of two academic tracks: science or policy. Join a limited group of students alongside world-renowned experts for an unprecedented scientific research voyage to the Phoenix Islands Protected Area. Explore the world’s largest – and deepest – UNESCO World Heritage Site while learning about creating policy to ensure its protection. 

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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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