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  • Locations: Alice Springs, Australia; Darwin, Australia
  • Program Terms: Summer
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  • Program Sponsor: The Education Abroad Network: Study Australia, Study New Zealand, Study Asia 
  • Dates / Deadlines
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Areas of Study: Biological Sciences, Environmental Geology Program Type: Affiliate
Language of Instruction: English Special Features: Green Program
About the Program:

Desert Field Ecology

Desert Field Ecology of Central Australia

Program Overview

Get hands-on field experience in Australia’s remote Outback studying the ecology of the region’s desert aquatic and terrestrial environments as well as how they’re managed. Designed for students interested in ecology and environmental science.


  • Enjoy the opportunity to study abroad in Australia with a lower program cost and shortened schedule while earning full course credit 
  • Spend a week in the country, including 7 full days gaining hands-on fieldwork experience at different sites in the Outback, before finishing the second two weeks of the program as an online course 
  • Travel between a traditional university campus in Alice Springs to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Tjoritja / West MacDonnell National Park 
  • Study at an innovative university quickly becoming known for its commitment to social justice, sustainability and creativity 

What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Health insurance
  • On-site support
  • Cultural events and activities
  • and more...

About TEAN

The Education Abroad Network (TEAN) – established in 1995 – are study abroad and intern specialists in the Asia Pacific region with semester and summer programs available in Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Singapore, Vietnam, South Korea, China and Japan. 

Visit the TEAN Website to learn more or Apply Now with TEAN

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2023 03/01/2023 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** This program follows a rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.