Summer Interdisciplinary Research in Ethiopia

The Summer 2016 REU Site will take place at Colby College and South Gondar, Ethiopia from July 6th – August 24th (approximate dates).

The online application system for the 2016 summer program is now closed.

We will announce application results in the last week of February.

Download the REU in Ethiopia 2016 flyer or click on the tabs above to learn more about the REU program.


Colby College in Waterville, Maine

Colby College in Waterville, Maine

Colby College in Waterville, Maine is excited to host the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Site Undergraduate Research into the Cultural, Economic and Ecological Significance of Church Forests in South Gondar, Ethiopia.

A collaborative effort by the Colby College Environmental Studies Program, the Colby College Biology Department, the TREE Foundation, and Ethiopia’s Debre Tabor University, in Summer 2016 this REU Site will provide eight American undergraduate students from diverse academic backgrounds an opportunity to conduct pathbreaking interdisciplinary research on the cultural, economic and ecological roles of church forests in Ethiopia.

UPCOMING DATES:

The online application system for the 2016 summer program is now closed. Applications including two letters of reference via the online letter request form were due February 15th, 2016. We will announce application results in the last week of February.


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