Study Biology Abroad

The Pomona College Biology department encourages students to study abroad for one semester. Many program options are available, including seven programs tailored specifically for biology-related majors listed below:

  • Australia, Townsville – Marine and Tropical Biology
  • Costa Rica, Monteverde – Tropical Ecology and Conservation
  • Ecuador, Quito – Comparative Ecology and Conservation
  • Moyo Hill Camp, Tanzania – Wildlife Management Studies
  • New Zealand, Auckland or Christchurch – Earth Systems
  • South Africa, Cape Town – Globalization, the Environment and Society

Other Study Abroad Programs Offering Biology and Related Subjects:

  • Argentina, Buenos Aires – multiple subjects (Spanish-taught)
  • Australia, Melbourne – multiple subjects
  • England, Oxford – multiple subjects (biochemistry)
  • France, Montpellier – multiple subjects (French-taught)
  • France, Paris – multiple subjects (French-taught)
  • Germany, Berlin – multiple subjects (German-taught)
  • Germany, Freiburg – multiple subjects (German-taught)
  • Ireland, Cork – multiple subjects
  • Ireland, Dublin – multiple subjects
  • Israel, Jerusalem – multiple subjects (Spring in Jerusalem program)
  • Mexico, Merida – multiple subjects (Spanish-taught)
  • Scotland, Edinburgh – multiple subjects
  • South Africa, Cape Town – multiple subjects (CIEE)
  • Spain, Córdoba, Getafe, Logroño, Madrid – multiple subjects (Spanish-taught)
  • Spain, Salamanca – multiple subjects (Spanish-taught)

For more information about these study abroad programs and more, please visit the Office of International & Domestic Programs's list of Approved Programs.

Note: Programs indicated as “multiple subjects” are programs where students can enroll directly at the host university. Admission to biology courses is not guaranteed and these are not strictly biology programs.