Study Abroad in Tanzania or Botswana

ACES is hosting an information session on Summer Study Abroad opportunities for students interested in wildlife conservation and management sponsored by the department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences (NRES) & Wildtrax

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Wildlife Conservation and Management in Tanzania and Botswana

Wednesday, September 16

W 109 Turner Hall

5:00 – 6:00pm


Tanzania- Conservation & Management of Human-Wildlife Ecology  (3 weeks)

Program Highlights:

  • Attain a Wildlife Management Course certificate from the prominent College of African Wildlife Management-Mweka.
  • Explore famous wilderness areas: Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Crater and more!
  • Meet leading wildlife and conservation biologists conducting active research…make the connections that will shape your career!


Botswana- African Wildlife & Community Conservation Research (9 weeks)


Program Objectives:

  • Learn valuable wildlife management and conservation principles
  • Understand the challenges facing wildlife conservation & community based natural resource management
  • Observe the ecological organization and biodiversity of the Okavango Delta and surrounding ecosystems
  • Develop advanced field research techniques and associated skills
  • Understand the social aspects of conservation science
  • Train future conservationists in understanding and applying research in the field through:
  • Research design & methodologies
  • Data collection & analysis
  • Application and implementation of data
  • Long-term sustainable conservation management projects



Meredith Blumthal

Director of Education Abroad Office

College of ACES

University of Illinois

123 Mumford Hall

1301 W. Gregory Dr.

Urbana, IL 61801

Ph. +1 217 333-3380

Fax +1 (217) 244-6537