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URI FLP - Bonaire (Winter)
Kralendijk, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Winter J-term
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Program Description:
Program Description:
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January 4 - January 15, 2020
Students will focus on important global marine conservation issues. They will learn to employ the interdisciplinary theory for conservation and develop the practical SCUBA-based skills to solve real conservation problems. This will be an experiential, problem-based learning class in the purest sense.

Bonaire is a Caribbean island located off the north coast of South America. Along with Aruba and Curaçao, it makes up part of what is known as the ABC islands.


Students will earn 3 URI credits in NRS 475 - Coral Reef Conservation. This program is open to students in all academic disciplines; however, students must hold a basic open water scuba certification. 


Students will be residing at the CIEE (Council for International Educational Exchange) research station while in Bonaire. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided.


 Residency  Program Fee  URI Tuition  Total Cost
 In-State  $2,295  $858  $3,153
 Out-of-State  $2,295  $1,422  $3,717

Program fee includes:
  • Accommodations
  • Meals
  • In-country transportation
  • Excursions and cultural activities
  • Health insurance
NOTE: All fees are subject to change.



Graham Forrester, Ph.D.
(401) 874-7054  -

Katie Nickles
(518) 209-9666 -

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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter J-Term 2020 10/04/2019 ** Rolling Admission 01/04/2020 01/15/2020

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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