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SIT Madagascar: Biodiversity and Natural Resource Management

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Program Information


Fort Dauphin, Madagascar


Fall, Spring


French, Malagasy, English

Minimum Language Requirement

Completion of the L4 level of host language, or equivalent.

Areas of Focus

STEM, Social Sciences




Explore environmental challenges, conservation, and development strategies in Madagascar, a biodiversity "hot spot" island isolated from neighboring landmasses for more than one hundred million years. This program offers classroom and field-based instruction in natural and social scientific methods to encourage students to analyze environmental issues in an array of ecosystems — including rainforest, dry spiny thicket, alpine and transitional forest, savannah, gallery and littoral forest, mangrove, and coral reef — and within multiple economic, socio-political, and cultural contexts.

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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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