Experience a semester or summer abroad in Bali, that will change your perception of things! You will take part in a well-balanced semester program that provides a practical approach to understanding the biodiversity of the tropical ecosystem above and below waters. In a total of 16 weeks of a cademic classroom studies and field studies you will gain expert knowledge in Tropical Biology, Marine Science and Marine Conservation. Study and learn alongside local specialists, activists and the community. Understand the damage we have caused to our ecosystem and how sharing your knowledge to the communities worldwide is essential to restore its health.
More than just a study program abroad
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study courses and programs in Bali
Tropical Marine Ecology
(KPII1321), 5 ECTS
Discover, what makes Marine Ecology in the tropics unique and learn from local fieldwork and research projects.
Aquaculture (Marri Culture)
(BII6302), 5 ECTS
Get a general understanding of the importance of a balanced interaction between all kind of actions that effect the aquatic system in the tropics such as aquaculture activities or fish disease prevention.
Biodiversity Conservation & Ecotourism (BII6301), 5 ECTS
In terms of increasing tourism in Southeast Asia it is especially important to learn more about the aspects of ecotourism and how this will help to protect marine and coastal environments.
(BII5301), 5 ECTS
Ichthyology is the science of fishes. In this course you will get to know the basics of the fish science and apply your new knowledge directly on some typical tropical fishes within a field trip to the local fish market.
(BII6303), 5 ECTS
Get a deeper understanding how marine pollution affects all kind of living organisms on this planet. Learn more about the different aspects of pollution such as global warming, destructive fishing, oil pollution or fish feeding pollution.
(BII2301), 5 ECTS
Study what makes the horticulture crops in the tropics special, how they are produced, processed and marketed. Also get to know how temperate zone crops are adapted to grow in the tropics.
(BII7301), 5 ECTS
Broaden your general understanding of ethnobiology in the tropics and especially in Bali. Get to know how humans use animals for medicine, food, praying and other cultural activities in Bali.
Apply your new academical knowledge in a real project. Make researches, analyze your outcomes and be a part of the change. Get involved with local researchers and develop new methods and strategies to fight our environmental problems.
Indonesian Language & Culture
Study the Indonesian Language Bahasa Indonesia and gain a deeper understanding about the Indonesian culture. With this knowledge, you can immerse yourself in the day-to-day life of the local communities.
Understand the story of our oceans.
Without the oceans, there won’t be any life. 50 percent of our oxygen is generated by the ocean, every second breath we take. The ocean is our refuge, it brings us jobs, food and joy whenever we need it. But the ocean has to pay for this generosity: exploitation, overfishing, pollution, coral bleaching – just to name a few – are increasingly designing the future of our oceans. This semester program will help you to understand the scope of the oceans’ damage and how researches and small conservation initiatives are working towards sustainable solutions.