UAlberta - Southern African Field School - Summer Program

City: Manzini Country: Swaziland

UAlberta - Southern African Field School Website

The Southern African Field School is not being offered at this time, but there are other opportunities to study science abroad available. Explore your Science-specific study abroad options here.


The Southern African Field School (SAFS) is a world class field school run by the University of Alberta, Faculty of Science, Department of Biological Sciences. Students can earn up to *6 credits studying African Ecology and Conservation Biology in eSwatini (Swaziland) and Kruger National Park (South Africa.) Students can connect with local researchers, develop international networks and gain hands-on experience working on relevant research projects.

  • Get ahead and earn U of A credits during Spring/Summer semester
  • Develop research, problem solving, analysis, and communication skills
  • Foster global citizenship, team building, and intercultural skills
  • Differentiate yourself for medical and graduate school and jobs
  • Connect with local researchers, go on a safari, experience new cultures and environments

When Can I Go?

Terms Offered: Spring/Summer Semesters

Dates & Duration: May/ June, 4-5 weeks

Eligibility Requirements

Open to: All Faculties

Level: Undergraduate

Program Information & Contact

For all questions related to eligibility, applying, deadlines, costs and program details, visit:

Evan Wong (Field Schools Administrative Coordinator)
Audrey Reid (Field Schools Academic Coordinator)

Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science


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Funding Opportunities 

Students receive on average between $1,200-$1,800 in funding.

Over 70% of students who apply get funding.

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