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South Africa 2012


Course dates for 2012:


Standard Course

 Session 1: May 31-June 15 (depart U.S. May 29)

Session 2: June 21-July 6 (depart U.S. June 19)


Advanced Course

TBD based on interest


 Please note you must be a VM2 or VM3 to apply for this program or have permission from the instructor






The course on Wildlife Immobilization and Conservation gives veterinary students an opportunity to study a wide range of exotic animals in their natural habitats.  They also get the chance to experience the culture of South Africa and get to know some of their classmates a bit better! 



To sign up for summer 2012 sessions, e-mail Sue at info@brotherssafaris.com

Once your attendance is confirmed, e-mail Katie at katied@iastate.edu and fill out the Iowa State application at http://isuabroad.iastate.edu


Approximate costs*:

Program costs**: $7000

Tuition + Fees:  $2500***

Total: $9500

*Please Note:  All costs are estimated and could change based on airfare, currency conversion rates and increases in tuition and fees. 

**Program Costs include all lodging, meals, airfare, entrance fees, and incidentals.

***Please note that upon successful completion of the course tuition-paying students will receive a $1000 scholarship from the College to be applied to their fall U-bill.  Non-resident students who choose to take more than one study abroad trip in one summer will pay non-resident tuition and will only receive the $1000 scholarship once per year.  The scholarship can be awarded in consecutive years but no more than once per year.


For more information on this program or any of the Group or Individual Study Abroad opportunities offered by the College of Veterinary Medicine, contact Katie Davidson at katied@iastate.edu or call (515) 294-1501.