IISAC: Kerala - Tropical Green School Program

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  • Location(s): Kerala, India
  • Program Type(s): Study Abroad

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Kerala’s Western Ghats is considered as one of the biodiversity hot spots of the world. The richness of its spices and endemism attracts scholars of natural history to Kerala to understand its biodiversity, conservation methodologies, natural reso... read more

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Kerala’s Western Ghats is considered as one of the biodiversity hot spots of the world. The richness of its spices and endemism attracts scholars of natural history to Kerala to understand its biodiversity, conservation methodologies, natural resource management practices and environmental issues of a tropical country.

Kerala known as “God’s own country” is ranked as one of the top ten paradises of the world. And visitors from far and wide flock to this tiny state of India on the south western coast. IISAC has developed opportunities for American professors to conduct faculty –led programs in Tropical Biodiversity and Ecology during summer months and Christmas holidays. American students can conduct various introductory to advanced level projects in IISAC’s affiliated research intuitions and field schools in Kerala.

This India program is ideal for students of undergraduate and graduate studies in Biology, Natural Resource management, Environmental Sciences, Tropical Diseases, Pollution Biology, Sustainable development and Development studies.

Projects and courses are available throughout the year on an individual basis and credits from 3-15 can be transferred to their home universities. Included in the 
program are; cultural immersion activities, field visits and forest stay. It is one of the most affordable programs in US.

Study specialties: Biodiversity studies, Plant and Animal Biology, Conservation Biology, Pollution Biology, Tropical Medicine, Tropical Endomology, Tropical Ornithology, Tropical agriculture, Tropical horticulture, Tropical forestry, Spices and plantation crops, Tropical Plant Pathology , Phytomedicine, Plant Bio-Technology, Plant breeding, Ayurveda( an alternative medicine of India)

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Applied Horticulture, Horticultural Business
  • Alternative Medicine
  • Natural Resources, Conservation
  • Animal Sciences
  • Zoology, Animal Biology
  • Plant Sciences
  • Botany, Plant Biology
  • Agriculture
Minimum GPA:
2.5
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