How to Apply
Undergraduate students between their sophomore and senior years are welcome to apply. The spring semester program is designed for marine science and other basic science majors. Students from other universities and colleges are welcome to participate in the program. Some scholarship assistance may be available to non-UM students. Enrollment in each semester program is limited to a maximum of fifteen students.
Application forms may be obtained under the “How to Apply” section of the UM Study Abroad Program website:
IOI - Our Academic Partner
The Isabela Oceanographic Institute is a Florida-based non-profit whose operational home is the village of Puerto Villamil on Isabela Island, Galapagos, Ecuador. IOI provides a platform for merging international higher education with local development aid in education and conservation to create sustainable economic alternatives in this small community formerly dependent on fisheries. IOI’s vision is to help establish an ecologically sustainable and stable social economy for the Galapagos archipelago by providing support in the education, conservation and development sectors.