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Organization for Tropical Studies. Mission. To provide leadership in education, research and the responsible use of natural resources in the tropics. What does that have to do with You?.

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Organization for tropical studies

Organization for Tropical Studies

Mission

To provide leadership in education, research and the responsible use of natural resources in the tropics.


What does that have to do with you

What does that have to do with You?

OTS partners with Duke University to offer 3 semester programs and 2 summer programs in 2 countries

Costa Rica

South Africa


Semester programs costa rica

Semester Programs – Costa Rica

TROPICAL BIOLOGY ON A CHANGING PLANET

  • -16 credits

  • Fundamentals of Tropical Biology

  • Field Research – Tropical Biology

  • Environmental Science and Policy of the Tropics

  • Spanish & Latin American Culture

  • Both Fall and Spring


Semester programs costa rica1

Semester Programs – Costa Rica

GLOBAL HEALTH & TROPICAL MEDICINE

16 credits

  • Tropical Medicine and Public Health

  • Research Practicum

  • Ethnobiology

  • Culture and Language in Costa Rica with additional introduction to technical and colloquial medical terms

  • Both Fall and Spring


Semester programs south africa

Semester Programs – South Africa

AFRICAN ECOLOGY

  • 16 credits

  • SA Ecosystems and Diversity

  • Research in Savannah Ecology

  • Conservation and Management of Protected Areas in South Africa

  • History through Culture of SA

  • Both Fall and Spring Semesters


Summer programs

Summer Programs

Global Health Issues in South Africa

AND

Tropical Biology in Costa Rica

4 weeks 4 credits!!


Research experience for undergraduates reu

Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

  • 10-week directed research at La Selva

  • Mentorship with senior researchers

  • Includes travel, accommodations, research allowance, and stipend

  • Contact: Kattia Mendez

  • [email protected]

  • Deadline:

  • January 31, 2012


Native american and pacific islander research experience napire

Native American and Pacific Islander Research Experience (NAPIRE)

  • 8-week directed research at Las Cruces

  • Mentorship with senior researchers

  • Visits to indigenous communities

  • Includes travel, accommodations, research allowance, and stipend

  • Contact: Kattia Mendez [email protected]

  • Deadline: February 28, 2012


Deadlines contact info

Deadlines & Contact Info

Spring: November 1st or until filled

Summer: March 1st or until filled

Fall : April 1st or until filled

Rolling Admissions on All Programs

Applications Available on our Website at

www.ots.duke.edu

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