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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.

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