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  • Locations: Bedulu, Indonesia
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: SIT/World Learning 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates 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.
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Affiliate Partner Housing Options: Homestay, Hotel
Credit Type: Transfer Credit Language of Instruction: English
Experiential Learning: Research
Program Description:

SIT Study Abroad Indonesia: Community Nature Conservation in Bali (Summer)

Study abroad program with SIT

Examine resource-use patterns and community-based conservation initiatives on the extraordinary island of Bali.

Program Highlights

  • Investigate conservation in a high-diversity tropical environment.
  • Experience grassroots conservation focused on habitat restoration, community sustainability, and endangered species management in Bali and Borneo.
  • Study the social and cultural contexts of natural resource management in Bali.
  • Compare ecotourism with other forms of natural resource use in light of economic and educational values, social costs and benefits, and environmental impacts.
  • Spend extensive time learning in the field: snorkeling, hiking in tropical forest reserves, and exploring human-dominated tropical ecosystems.
  • Construct a framework for assessing environmental impacts of human activities.
  • Analyze links between public, private, and community-based conservation and development.
  • Assess conservation strategies, discuss principles of sustainability, and learn about practices of conservation biology, with a focus on habitat fragmentation and management of threatened species and populations.

Please visit the SIT Study Abroad website for details on the program courses (including syllabi), educational excursions, and housing.

Key Topics of Study

  • Conservation strategies

  • Principles and practices of sustainability and conservation biology

  • Habitat fragmentation

  • Management of threatened species and populations

Money Matters

Be sure to discuss how study abroad costs are handled at your school with your study abroad advisor.  

SIT tuition and room and board fees include the following:

  • All educational costs, including educational excursions
  • All accommodations and meals for the full program duration
  • Transportation to and from the airport, and on all educational excursions
  • Health and accident insurance


  • SIT awards nearly $1.3 million in scholarships and grants annually.
  • All scholarships and grants are need-based.
  • Awards generally range from $500 to $3,000.  
  • Contact the financial aid and/or study abroad office(s) at your college or university to learn if your school’s scholarships and grants and federal and state aid programs can be applied to an SIT Study Abroad program.

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