a picture of the earth
To be an effective Earth Scientist, it benefits you to have seen as much of the planet as possible.  This helps you appreciate the atmospheric, hydrospheric, biospheric, and geospheric diversity of our planet.  With proper advance planning and declaring your major early, you can take some interesting courses abroad and see more of the world!  Dickinson has English language geoscience study abroad programs at:

Ideally, you will study abroad during the spring semester of your sophomore year and/or the fall semester of your junior year to avoid the senior capstone experience which begins the spring of your junior year. Regardless, most students study abroad one or both semesters of their junior year.  To see the course equivalents offered at these three programs follow these links:  

Click on the links below to get a recent ERSC student's perspective on their study abroad experience at:

  • University of East Anglia in England
  • University of Queensland in Australia
  • University of Otago in New Zealand