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  • Locations: Iquitos, Peru
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: HC applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Suggested GPA: 3.0
ICIP Required: No Housing Options: Shared room at field station
Community Based Learning: No Ability to work abroad: No
Board: Full Board Program Exception Flag: None
Program Sponsorship: SFS Other Requirements: One semester college-level biology or ecology
Click here for a definition of this term Visa required for U.S. passport holders: No Earned Academic Credit: Yes
Program Description:


Iquitos, Peru

View video of information session held on 9/15/20:

Name:  The School for Field Studies (SFS)
Program:  Biodiversity and Development in the Amazon

Terms available:  fall and spring semesters
Dates:  late August to early December (fall semester); late January to early May (spring semester)  Start and end dates noted are tentative and subject to change.
Pre-university program:  n/a

Institution website:​
Program website:​

Visa fees:  See Budget Sheets on Program website 
Housing deposits:  n/a

Registration Info:  The SFS semester program is equal to a full semester course load at Holy Cross.  Syllabi available on Program website 
ICIP required:  No
Other requirements:  One semester of college-level biology, ecology, or environmental studies/science
Courses previously taken by Holy Cross students:
On left-side menu, click on Courses Taken Abroad for Holy Cross Credit then select program.
Grade equivalency sheet:  Available on the Holy Cross Registrar's website:​

All information above is subject to change

For more information, please contact:
Piper O'Sullivan - Assistant Director
Phone: 508-793-3053
Office: Smith 218


Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.