Earn credit while living and studying in another country. Lawrence is affiliated with over 50 programs in 30 countries, and we offer programs for almost every major. Whether you want to study a second language, dive deeper into your major, or pursue an outside interest or follow your curiosity, we like to think we have something for everyone. 

  • Your financial aid will travel with you to help cover the costs of the program.
  • Grades earned on the program will automatically apply; there is no need to petition to have your grades transferred.

Please note that participation in programs listed with a (G) designation below will automatically fulfill the Global Diversity general education requirement.

Semester in Environmental Science

United States -

Tags: Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Studies, Geology, Global Studies

Advisor: Professor Bart T. De Stasio


The Semester in Environmental Science is offered at the world-renowned Ecosystems Center of the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. Students participate in two core seminars focusing on aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. They also choose an elective seminar and pursue an independent research project under the guidance of the MBL staff and faculty.


Applicants should have background in one Biology course, one Chemistry course, and one Math course. Students who are lacking in a given area may still qualify for admission to the program at the discretion of the on-campus faculty advisor and selection committee.

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Important Details

Duration and Application Information:

Offering Duration: Semester
Offering Note: This program is only offered in Fall semester.

Direct admission is not available for this program.

Language(s) of Coursework:

Primary: English

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