Panama Field Study Semester

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 courses in the field. The cost of the program is CAD$4,600 (2015 cost) (This amount is subject to change) and it does not include airfare, tuition, insurance, or food. A non-refundable CAD$1,000 deposit is required.

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

Application Deadline: April 30, 2015 for January 2016 (Winter term of the academic year 2015-2016).

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 (martine.dolmiere [at] or Lisa Stanischewski (lisa.stanischewski [at] 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 Faculty of Science > Undergraduate > Academic Programs > Field Study > Field Studies - Minor Field Studies (18 credits).

Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2015-2016 (last updated Aug. 6, 2015) (disclaimer)
Field Studies—2015-2016 (last updated Aug. 6, 2015) (disclaimer)