The School for Field Studies, Inc.
Education, Environment, International
100 Cummings Center Suite 534-G
SFS creates transformative study abroad experiences through field-based learning and research. Our educational programs explore the human and ecological dimensions of the complex environmental problems faced by our local partners, contributing to sustainable solutions in the places where we live and work. The SFS community is part of a growing network of individuals and institutions committed to environmental stewardship.
We envision a sustainable world where people understand the complex connections between humans and nature, participate in the responsible stewardship of the environment, and thrive within healthy ecosystems.
SFS, a study abroad organization, is committed to preserving the ecological health and sustainability of the communities in which we work. We believe that the future of our environment depends upon educating, inspiring, and activating people, businesses, and government leaders to be stewards of the environment.
Through our ongoing research efforts and work with our local partners, SFS:
• Identifies environmental issues critical to their communities
• Develops research plans to address them
• Provides high-quality results and recommendations that promote the sustainable use of natural resources upon which these communities depend