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Study Abroad with Sustainability

The University of Florida has many study abroad programs that have significant sustainability content and provide Cluster credit for students pursuing the Sustainability Studies major or minor.


The following courses are frequently available:

UF in Europe (Germany, France, Switzerland and Italy)

Environmental Ethics and Sustainability Politics (Cluster B, or various clusters)

UF in Belize

Wildlife Ecology  (Cluster D)
Field Methods in Ecology and Conservation (Cluster D)
Marine Ecology and Conservation
(Cluster D)

UF in Costa Rica

Green Energy and Sustainable Systems (Clusters B or C)
Earth  (various Clusters)
Doing Business Sustainably  (Cluster B)

UF in Fiji

Humans and the Environment (Various Clusters)

UF in Florence

Global Environment and Resource Issues (Cluster B)

UF in Merida

Ecology (Cluster D)

UF in New Zealand

Biodiversity and Conservation (Cluster D)
Travel Studies (various Clusters)

UF in North Queensland

Humans and the Environment (Various Clusters)

UF in Swaziland

Wildlife Ecology (Cluster D)


Consider both UF-sponsored courses and affiliated programs offering study abroad opportunities at UF Study Abroad.

To ensure that a specific course offered by these  programs will provide Sustainability Studies credit, email the syllabus of your proposed course to the Director of Sustainability Studies (thiele@ufl.edu).  The Director will determine whether the course will secure Sustainability Studies credit and let you know its Cluster designation.

Sustainability Study credit for Study Abroad may also be obtained by enrolling in courses offered through non-affiliated programs and other universities upon approval by the University of Florida International Center and the Director of Sustainability Studies. To determine whether you may receive UF credit for courses provided by the non-affiliated programs and other universities listed below:
1) Meet with a Study Abroad Advisor at the University of Florida International Center
2) Upon confirmation by the UFIC that the course will secure UF credit, send the proposed course syllabi to the Director of Sustainability Studies (thiele@ufl.edu) to determine its Cluster designation.

Other Study Abroad Programs

Download a list of non-affiliated institutions that have active sustainability study abroad programs.
When studying abroad, consider the sustainability of your travels.