study abroad: Marine Science Summer Courses in Bermuda

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The Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) offers a suite of university-level summer courses, designed to immerse students in the study of marine science, with a program of coursework and research that is unique in marine science education.

Founded in 1903, BIOS is a world-class ocean science research and education facility ( BIOS summer courses in marine science provide undergraduate and graduate students with the opportunity to expand their studies into tropical and subtropical environments and/or to investigate topics in ocean science, which are not offered within the curricula of their home institutions. BIOS has quick and easy access to a diverse array of tropical marine habitats which, combined with lectures, discussions and integrated field work and laboratory exercises, provide an optimal environment for experiential learning.

glider recovery Angelfish taking underwater transects The 2015 summer courses at BIOS are:

  • Modern Observational Oceanography
    (June 15 – July 3)
  • Ecology and Evolution of Reef Fishes
    (July 6 – July 24)
  • Coral Reef Ecology: Reef Response to Environmental Change
    (August 3 -21)

Students may obtain academic credit for these courses, pending exchange of information between BIOS and the student’s home institution. Course details, application instructions and scholarship information are available on our summer course webpage

The BIOS summer course application deadline is April 17th, 2015. Late applications will be accepted only if the course is not full and considered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Scholarships are available to students of all nationalities, both undergraduates and graduates.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us at should you require additional information on BIOS’s Education programs.


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