International Field Courses

Learn and Fun: Take the Advantages of International Education

If you're interested in traveling and learning at the same time, we have several courses just for you. Several of our professors take their students on a three week International Field Courses to a variety of locations around the world.

Some of the places we have already been include Cuba, Czech Republic, Central Europe and Britain.

EXPRESS YOUR INTEREST! Let us know you have an interest in one of our courses. Email to 

Classes with international travel

ANSC 3007: African Wildlife Ecology - Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Run collaboratively by Rhodes University’s Wildlife and Reserve Management Research Group, South Africa. Every alternate year, a group of students visit Rhodes and the Eastern Cape for an intensive 3 week course on African Wildlife Ecology based at the Amakhala GameReserve.This course is one of the most popular courses for Dal-AC students. Up to 15 students participate and travel to South Africa in every cohort. Contact our GEA to join the next cohort in 2021 (TBD). Partial funding up to $2250 is available for this program.

For more information contact: Global Education Officer at

IAGR 3000.03: Tropical Agriculture

Students will learn about tropical agriculture practically while they are simultaneously in a tropical country. This class will introduce the student to food production, storage, and handling systems in tropical and subtropical countries. The sustainability of these systems and issues that limit the use of the environment for long-term food production will be identified. Farming systems and the role of national/international research centres are examined. The instruction will include resource people from several disciplines. 

They will also be able to visit some of the most popular and world famous tourist destinations in India during this course. $1000 guaranteed funding for 15 students on first come first serve basis. Additional funding up to $2250 is also available.


For more information on international study, work, or internship opportunities for students, please contact the Dal AC Global Education Advisor at

Please note that field courses for 2020/21 are on hold due to CoVid-19 Pandemic restrictions. Please stay tuned or contact Global Education Advisor  for latest information.