Study Abroad

Mercer’s Biology Department offers multiple study abroad opportunities with courses and opportunities, including a course in Coral Reef Biology. This course features a week-long trip to Belize for students to study the aquatic wildlife of the reef and gain hands-on experience conducting research in the field.

Mercer also offers the Guyana Lesley Abroad Service Semester (GLASS) in partnership with Lesley University. During the program, students spend a semester in Guyana and experience cultural immersion with communal indigenous villagers. Students will experience the close ties between humans and biological diversity, studying tropical human ecology and natural resource management.

More information on the GLASS program can be found here.