Summer 2018 Courses at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences

Looking for marine biology oriented study abroad opportunities? Want to study at a field station in the tropics? BIOS comes recommended by our faculty. See more information about their summer courses here.

Summer Courses at BIOS: Training the Next Generation of Scientists

The Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) offers a suite of university-level summer courses, designed to immerse students in the study of marine science, with a program of coursework and research that is unique in marine science education. Founded in 1903, BIOS is a world-class ocean science research and education facility.

BIOS summer courses in marine science provide undergraduate and graduate students with the opportunity to expand their studies into subtropical environments and/or to investigate topics in ocean science, which are not offered within the curricula of theirhome institutions. BIOS has quick and easy access to a diverse array of subtropical marine habitats which, combined with lectures, discussions and integrated field work and laboratory exercises, provide an optimal environment for experiential learning.

See what courses we have planned for 2018!

Marine Plankton Ecology – NEW COURSE!
June 18 – July 6
Instructors: Dr. Astrid Schnetzer (NC State), Dr. Amy Maas (BIOS), and Dr. Leocadio Blanco-Bercial(BIOS)

Coral Reef Ecology: Reef Response to Environmental Change
July 23 – August 10
Instructors: Dr. Gretchen Goodbody-Gringley (BIOS) and Dr. Hollie Putnam (URI).

BIOS summer course scholarships are available to students of all nationalities, both undergraduates and graduates. Information on scholarships is available on our summer course webpage.

Students may obtain academic credit for these courses, pending exchange of information between BIOS and the student’s home institution.

Course details and the 2018 application instructions are now available on the webpage. The deadline to submit applications is April 15. Late applications will be accepted only if the course is not full and considered on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Oregon Institute of Marine Biology (OIMB) Summer 2018 Courses

While we here at UW Marine Bio love to talk about Friday Harbor Labs, there are some fantastic opportunities for our students with our neighbor to the South. The Oregon Institute of Marine Biology (OIMB) is the marine field station for the University of Oregon. See the attached image for their summer 2018 course flyer. If this is not visible, you can find out more about their courses at:

OIMB summer 2018 flyer

2017 Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU), Shannon Point Marine Center

Gain hands-on experience doing marine science research on the beautiful waters of the Salish Sea.

The Shannon Point Marine Center is accepting applications for the 2017 Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. Program participants work one-on-one with faculty mentors studying themes related to productivity and nutrient cycling in local watershed systems; marine microbial ecology; physiology of symbiosis; larval development; physiology, ecology, and morphology of marine invertebrates; coastal oceanography; and chemical ecology. Participant support includes a $4500 stipend, a $630 food allowance, a travel allowance, and housing at the marine center for the nine-week session (June 20 – August 18).

Application information and program details are available in English and Spanish at Previous research experiences is not necessary; individual without previous research opportunities are encouraged to apply. The application deadline is February 15, 2017.

Shoals Marine Lab Summer Courses

Study marine science this summer on an Island Campus!

Undergraduate Courses

Gain hands-on field experience during 1-week and 2-week courses at the Shoals Marine Laboratory!

  • Marine Ecology
  • Field Oceanography
  • Marine Mammal Biology
  • Sustainable Fisheries
  • Underwater Research
  • Animal Behavior
  • Ornithology
  • Engineering
  • Marine Invertebrates
    …and more!

Register for 4 courses in one summer and join the new
Shoals Semester Program, a full semester of credits!

Shoals Research Apprenticeship

Combine SML’s Investigative Marine Biology Laboratory
course with a 2-week Shoals Research Apprenticeship
to conduct your own independent research project. Build
your resume for future research internships.

Scholarships Available

Need-based scholarships are available for undergraduate
students who apply! SML also offers paid student jobs to
offset tuition costs.

Paid Research Internships

Apply for paid research internships at SML. Live and work
on the island for 2-10 weeks with mentoring from faculty
and scientists. Join an active community of researchers!

Shoals Marine Laboratory is operated jointly by the University of New Hampshire and Cornell University.
(603) 862-5346