UMass Lowell will resume on-campus instruction, research and campus life for Fall 2020. View the plan for more info.
Students who choose the International Field-Based Experience Option can participate in an International Community Placement Experience or Research-Focused Program.
Communities, NGOs and sustainable projects need a wide range of support efforts, so there are opportunities for students of all majors to apply and enhance their skills and knowledge in any community sector of their interest.
Placement: San Jose, Costa Rica, Butterfly categorization project for a public recreation park dedicated to protecting the biodiversity of Costa Rica.
Placement: Galway, Ireland, A community radio station leading a bi-weekly segment on environmental issues.
International research opportunities combine a study abroad experience with the opportunity to join a research team and participate in an ongoing investigation at various sites around the globe. Students gain hands on research experience in a project of their choice within their field of study, under direct supervision of professors and other academic staff. In some programs, students can document their research in a paper of publishable quality.
School For Field Studies
School For International Training