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Selected Cornell Abroad Programs

Students taking the Cornell Abroad and CALS exchange programs spend a semester abroad and transfer academic credit from courses they take overseas to their Cornell program.

Cornell Nepal Summer Program

This is an excellent program for an internship. This is a semester program but with the retirement of Kathryn March in Anthropology you need to contact Kristen Grace in the Cornell Abroad Program for more information on when the next program will be offered.

Web: Cornell in Nepal Study Program
Presentation [PPTX]
Location: Nepal
Timeframe: Semester programs
Contact: Kristen Grace (CU Abroad) but the following person is retired but may be a good person to meet Kathryn March

Nilgiri's Field Learning Center -- Keystone Project

This is another excellent Spring semester program. The Nilgiris Field Learning Center (NFLC) is a unique partnership that aligns Cornell faculty and students with experts and community members in the Nilgiris, the “blue hills” of southern India. The NFLC learning community explores nutrition and health, land use, and livelihoods in a region recognized for its biodiversity. Students develop research skills in a collaborative, field-based environment. It is associated with the Keystone Project, an NGO working in the Western Ghats of Southern India.

Web: Cornell in India: Nilgiris Field Learning Center (NFLC)
Nilgiri Hills in Tamil Nadu District in Southern India -- in the Western Ghats
Timeframe: Spring semester
Contact: Kristen Grace in CU Abroad and Neema Kudva, Cornell Coordinator for NFLC

SIT Study Abroad Program

Another excellent program that many students have traveled and studied with. Some funding possibilities - available by application.

Web: SIT Study Abroad
SIT Agricultural Programs [PDF]
Location: Several locations including: Africa, Asia, Pacific, Europe, Latin America and Middle East
Timeframe: Semester, summer and yearly programs

Center for Ecological Living and Learning (CELL)

This unique interdisciplinary study abroad programs will inspire you with a new vision of what is possible and will transform how you look at yourself, your community, and your world. Not only are these programs an incredible educational adventure, they are also an opportunity to join a community of learners committed to making our planet more sustainable.

Location: Central America, East Africa, Iceland, and Middle East
Timeframe: Summer, Spring and Fall programs

Sustainable Development Studies

The School for Field Studies (SFS) creates transformative study abroad experiences through field-based learning and research. Our educational programs explore the human and ecological dimensions of the complex environmental problems faced by our local partners, contributing to sustainable solutions in the places where we live and work. The SFS community is part of a growing network of individuals and institutions committed to environmental stewardship.

Web: SFS
Location: Costa Rica
Timeframe: Summer and semester programs