University of Vermont

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Study Abroad

Study abroad gives students the opportunity to immerse themselves in a different culture and gain a global perspective of challenging issues. For more information, including step-by-step process, study abroad forms, and a timeline, please visit the UVM Office of International Education. Work with your advisor to choose the best time frame for your academic program to do a semester abroad. Students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences should have their study abroad forms signed by both his/her advisor and the Dean's Office (Rose Laba).

UVM Office of International Education

UVM's office of International Education (OIE) is the gateway for most study abroad programs. The office provides administrative services, support and advisement to all UVM students wishing to study in another country. Once you find the program that's right for you, the OIE also assists students in getting the proper visa/immigration work in order. Please click here to visit the Office of International Education webpage.

Community Development and Applied Economics(CDAE)

CDAE Department offer courses that incorporate service learning abroad, such as in Honduras, St. Lucia, Belize, and Dominica. Some of the project areas for CDAE's international classes are women's small business, water systems engineering, ecotourism, renewable energy and evergy independence in small island regions, consumer affairs, sustainable development, ecological economics, and many more. For more information, please click here.

Nutrition and Food Sciences

Students have the opportunity to study abroad in Oaxaca, Mexico with a concentration in food systems. Students will live and learn in Mexico for a semester and make field study excursions and overnight visits to indegenious villages. Students will earn a full semester of UVM credits. For more information, please click here.

Plant Biology

The Plant Systematics Field Course in Costa Rica gives students the opportunity to study tropical flowering plant diversity as it relates to variety of forest types in Costa Rica. Students may sign up for one credit for this experience. For more information, please click here.

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