Office of International Programs

Winter/Fall Field Studies

Explore the environment in Costa Rica, delve into the history and business culture of France, or explore the cross-sections of history and contemporary life in Taiwan!

Engage meaningfully with locals!

Like this Rollins student in a classroom in Rwanda


  • Application Deadline: October 1, 2018 (unless otherwise noted)
  • Find out How to Apply!
  • These programs are ALL spring semester courses so associated grades and credits will be issued in the spring semester.

ENV 353F: National Parks and Protected Areas


Costa Rica is a world leader in both biological diversity and sustainable development. Through this field study we'll view firsthand the differing habitats and management strategies associated with the wide variety of protected areas in Costa Rica. The areas visited will include national parks, national wildlife refuges, large and small private preserves and biological corridors. Each has a role to play in protecting the natural resources necessary for sustainable development.  Itinerary Highlights: Savegre Biosphere Reserve, Hacienda Baru National Wildlife Refuge, Cloudbridge Nature Reserve, Carara National Park, Chirripo National Park, Poas Volcano National Park.

  • Faculty Leader: Barry Allen
  • Program Location: Costa Rica 
  • Tentative Travel Dates: Jan. 4–13, 2019
  • Credits: 2 - Letter Grade
  • Prerequisites: ENV353 during the fall 2018 semester
  • Course Requirements: Participation in all on-site activities, readings, and 15-page field report
  • Anticipated Number of Students: 12
  • Tentative Program Fee: $2,695
  • Program Fee Includes: tuition, program administration, health & emergency insurance, accommodation, all meals, program activities, airfare, on-site transportation
  • Program Fee Does Not Include: Passport, personal expenses, tips
  • Visa: Not required for US citizens

BUS391F: French Business Practices, History, and Culture

Historically, France has long been known for its architecture, fine arts, food and wine.  This field study will explore the cultural region of the Aquitaine region of France as well as the surrounding area.  Explore the architectural beauty and vineyards of Bordeaux and visit the castle of Henry IV while viewing the Pyrenees Mountains.  We will visit and have meetings with local entrepreneurs, and business leaders as we learn more about the historical importance of the region.  

  • Faculty Leader: Timothy Pett
  • Program Location: France
  • Tentative Travel Dates: Jan. 2-13, 2019
  • Credits: 2 – Credit/No Credit
  • Prerequisites: Junior standing; Priority to Holt students and French majors.  
  • Course Requirements: Attendance at pre-travel meetings, participation in all on-site activities, blog entries, video/presentation, and 15-page reflection paper.
  • Anticipated Number of Students: 12
  • Tentative Program Fee: $2,880
  • Program Fee Includes: tuition, program administration, health & emergency insurance, activities, accommodation (double occupancy), on-site transport, breakfasts, some dinners
  • Program Fee Does Not Include: Passport, personal expenses, airfare (estimated at $1,300), some meals (all lunches and most dinners)
  • Visa: Not required for US citizens

Office of International Programs
203 E. Lyman Ave., First Floor

1000 Holt Ave. – 2759
Winter Park, FL 32789

T. 407.646.2466
F. 407.646.2595

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Office hours:
Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Walk-In Advising:
Tuesday-Thursday 12-2 p.m.