South Africa

Natural History of South Africa introduces students to natural history and conservation in South Africa. Weekly lectures during the spring 2020 semester will focus on natural history, biodiversity and conservation efforts in South Africa. Participants will live and study for two weeks at biological field research stations at two different locations: Lajuma Research Center and Skukuza Science Leadership Center in Kruger National Park.

Course Details

Natural History of South Africa
ENVS 3930
Credits: 3


Register for: Spring 2020
Travel during: Summer 2020


Jan 31, 2020

Refund Policies:

100% Refund available until: January 17, 2020
50% Refund available until: January 27, 2020

Fees & Funding

Total Cost: $2,355

Payment Process
Final Payment due: January 6, 2020
Fee Covers
Lodging, international activities, some meals, in-country travel, international travel insurance.
Not Covered
DSU tuition and fees, round trip airfare, passport fees, and discretionary spending.

Funding Help

Travel Dates

May 04, 2020 - May 18, 2020

Program Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age at departure
  • 2.0 GPA
Pre-Departure Information


Marius vander Merwe

Program Leader


Phone: 435-652-7924

Office: SCI 203


Program Leader


Phone: 435-652-7768

Office: North Plaza 149D