Because of the accelerating COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing stay-at-home order from the State of Illinois, Knox College has made the decision to teach the entirety of spring term remotely.
Director, Eleanor Stellyes Center for Global Studies
2 East South Street
Galesburg, IL 61401-4999
The Center for Climate Studies is located near the town of Puerto Natales, gateway to the famed Torres del Paine National Park. Campus includes a number of shared bunk rooms, a dining hall and kitchen area, and lounge spaces for studying and relaxing.
This academically rigorous program follows a six-day/week schedule. The interdisciplinary curriculum is designed to help students actively discover and understand the complexities of environmental, social, and economic issues in Chile.
Major academic themes include:
On the Wild Patagonia: Fire and Ice program, you will take three 4-credit disciplinary courses, one 2-credit language and culture course, and a 4-credit capstone Directed Research course. Courses are participatory in nature and are designed to foster inquiry and active learning. Each course combines lectures, field exercises, assignments, tests, and research. All courses are taught in English.
Learn more about the SFS Chile: Wild Patagonia - Fire and Ice program.
Credits: 4.5 Knox credits for successful completion of the fall semester (Fall only)
Advisor: Professor Katherine Adelsberger
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