Study Abroad

Southern African Field School

Gain valuable study abroad experience and build lasting friendships

Get hands-on research experience on land and at sea

Choose from 4, 8 or 12 week programs and earn U of A course credit

Students applying by December 1st, 2017, will be given Summer 2018 program preference.

Join us for our Info Night on Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 from 4:30pm - 6:30pm in the Biological Sciences Building (Room CW 410). Learn more about the program, find out about travelling to Africa and discover the benefits of studying abroad. 

The Southern African Field School (SAFS) is a University of Alberta accredited study abroad program. It provides world class field education in Swaziland, South Africa and Mozambique. The program offers rigorous, life changing educational experiences for undergraduate students interested in One Health - Zoonotic Diseases, Wildlife Ecology, and Marine Ecology. Students will connect with the local communities, develop international networks and learn to develop poignant research questions that will inspire future development in Africa.