• Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior
• 2.8 cumulative GPA for semester programs; 2.6 cumulative GPA for summer programs
• Applicants must be eighteen years of age. Previous college-level ecology or biology course required for semester program. Applicants must have completed at least one semester of college prior to the start of the program.
• Open to UW-Madison degree seeking students only. Other students apply directly to the School for Field Studies.
• Language Pre-requisite: None


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

Classroom Language



Students will stay at Moyo Hill Camp, a field station in Tanzania under The SFS Center for Wildlife Management Studies. Students will live in the Manyara area, about a 10 minutes drive from Lake Manyara National Park and a half hour from the famous Ngorongoro National Park. This wonderfully scenic area, world-renowned for its beauty, geography, history, and wildlife, is perched on an escarpment overlooking the Rift valley and the Ngorongoro Hills, with plenty of hiking trails to enjoy.

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 2014-15  10/3/2014
Summer 2015 Session I & II 2/27/2015
Summer 2015 Session II: Techniques for Wildlife Field Research 2/27/2015
Summer 2015 Session I: Wildlife Management and Conservation 2/27/2015

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. This course may be taken independently or in combination with the Techniques for Wildlife Field Research course (Tanzania) or Public Health and Environment (Kenya) in Summer Session II.

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.