Study Abroad for Marine, Earth, & Atmospheric Sciences




NC State in Australia: University of Adelaide

Australia: University of Western Australia

Australia: University of Wollongong

Chile: Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso

Fiji: University of the South Pacific

Hong Kong: Chinese University of Hong Kong

South Africa: University of Cape Town

Sweden: Lund University

United Kingdom: University of Manchester


Australia or New Zealand: Sustaining Human Culture & Natural Environments (Summer)
Discover natural history of parks, beaches & fjords with a focus on natural resources, protected areas, and sustainability. Reflect on challenges of protecting and conserving fragile environments while sustaining human societies. Credit: PRT 449, PRT 450.

Bahamas: Biological Sciences on Andros Island (Summer)
Explore the biodiversity of the Bahamas while learning the science and policy of conservation biology through research.Credit: BIO 495 & FW 495.

British Columbia: Sustainable Use of Natural Resources (Summer)
This Forestry program will focus on a wide range of topics such as timber management, energy (wood, solar, wind, oil, gas), municipal waste management, and much more. Participants earn NR 350 for 3 credits.

Costa Rica: Exploring Crop and Turfgrass Production in the Tropics (Spring Break)
Learn about local agricultural practices, agri-tourism, and sustainable ways of life in Costa Rica. Participants will gain hands-on research practices and practical experience. Credit: CS 492 or CS 495/590.

Namibia: African Ecology & Conservation (Summer)
Study wildlife management with field biologists amongst the spectacular desert landscape. Students participate in field excursions, small group investigations, and discussions with conservationists. Credit: 4 credits for FW465.

Peru: Biodiversity in the Peruvian Amazon (Spring Break)
Learn what makes the Amazon unique and how development is affecting it as well as interact with local communities, night hikes, canopy walks and boat trips. Credit: NR 491.

South Africa: Water Woes-People, Parks & Pollution (Summer)
One of the largest conservation areas in the world, Kruger National Park is a place for progressive management strategies for biodiversity conservation. Credit: 6 credits, options include NR495/495, ET495, ADN492/593, LAR582.