IES Abroad Galápagos Islands January Term – Marine Ecosystems

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A student gets up close and personal with a sealion on the beach
A student gets up close and personal with a sealion on the beach
Students studying on the beach
Students studying on the beach
A student dives with a sealion
A student dives with a sealion
A student hiking
A student hiking
Students posing for a selfie by the ocean
Students posing for a selfie by the ocean
A student looks out at the majesty of the Galápagos Islands
A student looks out at the majesty of the Galápagos Islands
An IES Abroad student on a dive in the Galapagos
An IES Abroad student on a dive in the Galapagos
Sunset on the beach
Sunset on the beach

About

There’s no place in the world quite like the Galápagos Islands. Located 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador, these 3.5-million-year-old islands are home to some of the rarest species on the planet, and are where Charles Darwin first formulated his Theory of Natural Selection. Studying abroad here with us allows you to discover the incredible beauty and biodiversity of the Galápagos Islands that has captivated famous scientists and world travelers for decades.

This three-week January Term is perfect for students interested in Marine Ecology and Environmental Studies. You’ll study at the Galápagos Academic Institute for the Arts and Sciences (GAIAS) on the island of San Cristóbal. This remote campus of the Universidad San Francisco de Quito was established to further efforts in conservation and sustainable development on the Galápagos Islands. Throughout your time here, you’ll learn about the ecology of the marine habitats found on and off the coast of these islands.

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$500 - $5,000

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