Nepal: Geoscience in the Himalaya (Summer)

Costs

Tuition: $6,200
The tuition fee covers the following program components:
  • Cost of all lecturers who provide instruction to students in:
    • Earth Science Field Methods
    • Geohazards in the Himalaya
    • All educational excursions associated with the Geohazards in the Himalaya course and the Earth Science Field Methods course
    • Field Study Project (with an appropriate stipend for accommodation and food)
    • Health insurance throughout the entire program period
 
Room & Board: $1,300
The room and board fee covers the following program components:
  • All accommodations during the entire program period.  This includes during orientation, time in the program base (Kathmandu), on all excursions, and during the evaluation period.
  • All meals for the entire program period. Meals are covered by SIT Study Abroad, directly or through an appropriate stipend.
 
Estimated Additional Costs:
International Airfare
International airfares vary greatly due to the volatility of airline industry pricing, flight availability, and specific flexibility/restrictions on the type of ticket purchased. Students may choose to take advantage of frequent flyer or other airline awards available to them, which could significantly lower their travel costs.
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Visa Expenses $140
Immunizations varies
Books & Supplies $50
Discretionary Expenses
Personal expenses during a semester abroad vary based on individual spending habits and budgets. While all meals and accommodations are covered in the room and board fee, incidentals and personal transportation costs differ depending on the non-program-related interests and pursuits of each student. To learn more about personal budgeting, we recommend speaking with alumni who participated in a program in your region.  See a full list of our alumni contacts.  Please note that free time to pursue non-program-related activities is limited.
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Please Note: Fees and additional expenses are based on all known circumstances at the time of calculation. Due to the unique nature of our programs and the economics of host countries, SIT reserves the right to change its fees or additional expenses without notice.


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Credits: 9

Duration: 7 weeks

Program Base: Kathmandu

Prerequisites: At least two upper division (above the 100-level) geoscience, environmental science, or physical geography courses. Read more...

Nepal

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Summer 2013 Evaluations (PDF)


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