• Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior
• At the time of application, students must have completed one semester at a US college or university.
• 2.8 cumulative GPA for semester programs; 2.6 cumulative GPA for summer programs
• Previous college-level ecology, biology or environmental studies course required for semester program.
• Language Pre-requisite: None
• Open to UW-Madison degree-seeking students only
• Good academic and disciplinary standing


Environmental Science, Zoology, Forest and Wildlife Ecology, Biology, Anthropology, African Languages

Classroom Language



Field Research Station

Program Duration

There are 2 four-week sessions. Students may enroll in one or two sessions. Session I is mid-June to mid-July; Session II is mid-July to mid-August.

Application Deadline(s)

TermApplication Deadline
Spring 2015-16  10/2/2015
Summer 2016 Session II: Techniques for Wildlife Field Research 2/26/2016
Summer 2016 Session I: Wildlife Management and Conservation 2/26/2016
Summer 2016 Session I & II 2/26/2016
Fall 2016-17  2/26/2016

Future durations will be posted at a later date.

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Tanzania, Karatu
SFS Wildlife Management & Wildlife Research

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Offered through the School for Field Studies (SFS), the Wildlife Management & Wildlife Research program is an approved UW affiliate program. On this program, you will be exposed to wildlife management practices and the complex issues involving sustainable wildlife conservation in the Tarangire-Manyara ecosystem of Tanzania.

You will be working closely with both IAP and SFS on this program. You can access the program's main information page through the SFS website to learn more about the academics, housing, excursions and activities, and location.