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  • Locations: Damaraland, Namibia; Etosha, Namibia; Namib Desert, Namibia; Okaukuejo, Namibia; Swakopmund, Namibia; Windhoek, Namibia
  • Program Terms: Summer
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  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Duration: Short Term Minimum GPA: 2.8
Language Requirement: 0 no minimum language requirement Language of Instruction: English
Class Standing: Graduate, Junior, Senior, Sophomore NC State Students Only: No
Program Type: Group Provider: NC State
Additional Requirements: Two courses at a 200 level in any natural science subject (see field of study) Program Coordinator: Mallory Minnehan
College or Unit: College of Natural Resources
Program Description:
On this unique program students will study and practice wildlife management, experience conservation hands-on, discover the spectacular desert landscapes and ecology, track “desert” elephants, visit one of the greatest national parks in Africa and observe the magnificent diversity of wildlife up close. ?
Nambia- African Ecology

Think of Africa and images of a savanna landscape with herds of antelope, elephants, and lions come to mind. This study abroad program takes you there and is 
designed for students to experience and study a different and unique natural world. It will elevate participant's understanding of ecology, wildlife management, park 
management and conservation.

On this unique program you will study and practice wildlife management, experience conservation hands-on, discover the spectacular desert landscapes and ecology, track elephants, visit one of the greatest national parks in Africa and observe the magnificent diversity of 
wildlife up close. Participate in fieldwork, practice various ecological sampling techniques, get trained in the use of field apparatus, and conduct undergraduate research. 
This enriching program gives you an insight into the fascinating diversity of Africa's ecosystems and its wildlife, while meeting field biologists and conservationists.


FW 465 or FW 595: African Ecology and Conservation (4 credits)

NC State Program Cost
Budget Sheet

Program Dates
May 13 - June 1, 2018

Various locations throughout Namibia including Damaraland, Etosha National Park, Swakopmund & Windhoek

Werner Dorgeloh

2.8+ GPA
Not on active disciplinary probation
Not on Academic Integrity Probation currently or during the prior semester
Two courses at a 200 level in any natural science subject



Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 02/15/2018
Rolling Admission 05/13/2018 05/31/2018

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This program is currently not accepting applications.