Ever wanted to visit Africa? Have an interest in science? Would you like to learn, hands-on, about field research in the Turkana Basin, one of the most remote and interesting areas in Kenya? Now offering 500-level graduate credits.
Turkana Basin Institute Field School
Ever wanted to visit Africa? Have an interest in prehistory or earth sciences? The Turkana Basin Institute Field School offers a semester-long study abroad opportunity in Kenya.
Explore one of the most remote and interesting parts of Africa.
Make new friends and great academic contacts.
Did you know: The Turkana Basin is one of the primary sources of fossil evidence for human evolution.
Be part of a 40-year legacy of unparalleled discovery.
Follow in the footsteps of some of our earliest ancestors in one of the most fossil-rich areas on earth...
...and make some discoveries of your own.
Get hands-on experience in geology, paleontology, archaeology and more...
...while learning directly from some of the world's top scientists.
Complete a full semester (15 credits) in a little over two months...
...while based out of our state-of-the-art research facilities...
...and all the time enjoying this secluded and stunningly beautiful part of Kenya.
Applications are being accepted for fall 2014 and spring 2015 semesters.
Dates for fall semester, 2014, are September 3 to November 18.