Panama Field Study Semester

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Panama Field Study Semester


Offered: Winter term

Location: Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) in Panama

Enrolment Limit: 26 students

Fees: Students will be required to pay the additional costs associated with delivering the courses in the field. The cost of the program is approximately CAD$4,500 (subject to change). This amount does not include airfare, tuition, insurance, or food. A CAD$1,000 deposit is required and is non-refundable.

Students can apply for a Mobility Award; see for details.

Application Deadline: March 29, 2014 for January 2015 (Winter term of the academic year 2014–2015).

Application Details: Students must submit the Panama application (available on the website), a copy of their transcript, a letter of intent, and a CV to Martine Dolmière, in the Faculty of Science, Dawson Hall, Room 408. See for details.

Prerequisites: HISP 218 Spanish Language Elementary or equivalent proficiency, and MATH 203 Principles of Statistics 1 or equivalent. A CGPA of 3.00 and higher is recommended. The program is aimed at undergraduate students in their final year.

For more information and course lists, see the eCalendar under Faculties & Schools > Faculty of Science > Undergraduate > Academic Programs > Field Study > Field Studies - Minor Field Studies (18 credits).

Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2014-2015 (last updated Aug. 13, 2014) (disclaimer)
Field Studies—2014-2015 (last updated Aug. 13, 2014) (disclaimer)