School for Field Studies Australia

School for Field Studies Australia — Academics

Program Structure

SFS is an affiliated program. You receive resident credit for the courses you take. Your grades count toward your University of Minnesota GPA and each course appears on your transcript. More information can be found in theĀ Academics Policy.


Semester Coursework

Tropical Rainforest Studies: Contribute to research on the loss and fragmentation of rainforest and take courses examining environmental policies related to the issue on local and national levels. You will earn 16 credits.

Summer Coursework

SFS offers two summer sessions in Australia. Each is worth 4 credits.

Session I: Rainforest Management Studies in New Zealand and Australia

Session II: Techniques for Rainforest Research in Australia

Program of study, course descriptions and syllabi are available on SFS's Australia Summer website.

Program Resources

Program Orientation Program Resources

I-UROP Scholarship

University of Minnesota students participating in a research project on this program may be eligible for theĀ International Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) Scholarship