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Sant'Anna Institute | Department of Study Abroad

Sant'Anna Institute

Marine Biology

The students enrolled will attend a course entitled: Introduction to Marine Biology.

ONLY May-mester: May 12 - 25, 2018

This course focuses on the biology of organisms residing in the sea, from the diversity of planktonic communities to marine megafauna, taking into consideration the ecological principles that govern marine life.The course aims to provide a solid educational background in basic and applied marine biology. Emphasis willbe placed on marine environment issues and the adaptive and evolutionary mechanisms of organisms that allow them to occupy marine habitats. In particular, the Mediterranean Sea will play a central role in the course subjects, profiting from the availability of unique ecosystems and a nearby renown marine research institute to conduct thematic field trips and practical tutorials.

REQUIREMENTS: bring a mask and a snorkle for Marine Bio field trips.


PROGRAM FEE: $1,926 per person

Program fees include:

- Accommodation in double/triple rooms in Sant'Anna Residence Hall or shared apartments (self-catering)

- Welcome group dinner

- Orientation session at Sant’Anna Institute

- Walking tour of Sorrento

- 1 field trip during week-ends : transportation, guided tour and entrance fee included

- Staff assistance and emergency contact numbers available 24 hrs

- Sant’Anna student card for discounts in local stores, bars and restaurants

- Wi-fi / Free Internet access at Sant’Anna Institute

- Arrival and Departure group transfer from/to Naples airport

- Textbooks: A number of selected course readings will be supplied by the faculty

Program fees do not include:

-Airfare to/from Naples;

- Meals;

- Personal Expenses and everything notincluded above.

For more detailed information, questions & enrollments, please email our Assistant Program Coordinator, Serena Vacca.

For enrollments, please fill in the form here.



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