Would you like to study abroad in Kenya? Do you have an interest in science and the world around you? Would you like to visit one of the most remote and interesting parts of Africa? The Turkana Basin Institute offers, through Stony Brook University, two remarkable Field Education Programs. Have the adventure of a lifetime while you earn 15 upper-level credits studying for a semester at TBI's state-of-the-art research facilities in northern Kenya.
Study Abroad Programs in Kenya
TBI offers these exciting Study Abroad programs in Kenya:
now accepting applications!
Origins Field School
This semester-long program addresses the place that we humans occupy in the natural world, and how we came to occupy that place. It offers fifteen upper-division credits in geology, ecology, vertebrate paleontology and paleoecology, human evolution, and archaeology.
Environmental Change and Sustainability Field School
The Turkana Basin, known for its impressive record of human prehistory, is also a microcosm of the current dilemmas and potential solutions in sustainable development. This semester-long program focuses on the relationship of food security, water scarcity, health, and sustainable energy to human survival.