Applications for Fall 2023

Applications for the Fall 2023 program will open in early November 2022. Please fill out the Connect with Carleton GEP form or email to have your name added to the interest list for Ecology and Anthropology in Tanzania Fall 2023.

Program Dates for Fall 2022 and Fall 2023

Ecology and Anthropology in Tanzania runs every fall from early September to mid-December. Program dates for Fall 2022 are below. Program dates for the Fall 2023 program will be announced in December.

September 7 – December 14, 2022 (99 days)

  • Tuesday, Sept 6: students in the U.S. depart for Tanzania
  • Wednesday, Sept 7: students arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) and are transported to MS TCDC in Usa River
  • Thursday, Sept 8 – Sunday, Sept 11: orientation at MS TCDC and short excursions
  • Monday, Sept 12: classes begin
  • Monday, Oct 17 – Monday, Nov 7: field excursions
  • Wednesday, Nov 16 – Monday, Nov 21: wrap-up of 10-week courses
  • Tuesday, Nov 22: ISP field work begins
  • Wednesday, Dec 14: students depart from Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)

Tuition and Program Fees

Tuition and Program Fees for Fall 2023 will be available in September.

The Fall 2022 tuition and program fees are listed below.

Tuition (equivalent to 16 semester credits) $15,808
Program Fees*$5,261
Program Transportation**$1,136
Total$22, 205
* Program fees include:
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)
  • Room & Board
    • Accommodations on the MS-TCDC campus and excursion sites
    • Stipend for 2-3 meals per day (varies depending on homestay arrangements) for the duration of the program
  • Fees for program-related field trips and safaris
  • CISI Emergency Medical Insurance during program dates
** Program transportation includes:
  • Transportation within Tanzania to program sites and program-related field trips

Students are responsible for books and research materials, passport fees, round-trip airfare to and from Tanzania, and personal expenses.

Payment Timeline

 AmountDue Date
Deposit$500April 30
Remaining BalanceTBDJuly 15