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Completing our three week course, including eleven days living and working in a tropical forest, and designing and carrying out your own primate mini-project. You'll receive a Certificate of Distinction, a professional reference, and a detailed transcript of skills obtained that will put you a head and shoulders above the rest.
Course Dates: January 12th - February 2nd 2020
Arrival Date in Asuncion: January 11th 2020
Application Deadline: 1st December 2019
Fees Due: 15th December 2019
Course Dates: June 21st - July 12th 2020
Arrival Date in Asuncion: June 20th 2020
Application Deadline: May 10th 2020
Fees Due: 25th May 2020
$2,295, including full bed and board, or $1,995 on our early-bird offer*
A non-refundable deposit of $300 is required immediately following acceptance into the program in order to secure your place on the course.
Fees cover all course instruction, access to all necessary scientific and educational equipment, transportation to and from all field sites. You will receive a bed in a shared dorm, three meals a day (and a traditional Paraguayan afternoon snack), unlimited tea, coffee, yerba and juice.
International airfare, hotel costs on the first night, travel insurance, and vaccinations are not included.
Course fees must be received by the Fees Due date. If a participant cancels after this deadline, Para La Tierra will refund 40% of the total tuition fee up to 2 weeks prior to the course. After this time no refund is possible.
Para La Tierra is a private institution and is unable to offer university course credits. However, it is likely that you can receive credit through your own university by way of an "independent study." This must be arranged with your professor or advisor prior to arriving in Paraguay. You will be provided with transcripts of your work in Paraguay if required for obtaining independent study credits.
Send an application including your CV/Resume and a cover letter to
*Valid until 1st November 2019 and 21st April 2020 respectively.