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Queen's University

Field Studies in Biology

Queen’s Biology Department offers a wide selection of field study options for both third and fourth year biology students.

  • The field study program is affiliated with other Ontario universities
  • Provides endless opportunities to participate in a more ‘hands-on’ approach to study
  • Locations vary from the Bahamas to Taiwan and, if overseas study is not for you, there are courses offered in our own backyard at the Queen’s University Biological Station (QUBS)
  • Study the natural world in an entirely new and unique environment

Go the BIOL 307/317 course website for application information and deadlines.

Dr. Stephen Lougheed, an associate professor in the Department of Biology also has field course information on his teaching website about regular field courses that are offered in the tropical and subtropical Americas every year (Costa Rica, Mexico, Argentina). 

Canada-China Field Study Exchange

The Department of Biology also offers a unique  exchange opportunity in the form of a field study course, a collaboration between Fudan University (Shanghai), Southwest University (Chongqing) and Queen's.

Aquatic Biodiversity & Environmental Assessment - China/Canada Exchange



Chinese exchange a once-in-a-lifetime learning experience

Students from seven Canadian universities and two Chinese universities are taking part in a Queen’s-led exchange that studies the human impact on two of the world’s greatest rivers – the St. Lawrence and the Yangtze...

Read full article in Queen's News Centre...

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