Ethnographic Field School in Belize

The Center for Applied Anthropology (CfAA, at Northern Kentucky University (NKU, organizes an annual ethnographic field school in Belize directed by Douglas Hume (Department Chair and Associate Professor of Anthropology) every June in collaboration with the NKU International Education Center – Office of Education Abroad and Cooperative Center for Study Abroad (CCSA, The following information is for the June 2018 Ethnographic Field School in Belize:

• Location: Orange Walk District, Belize
• Dates: Departing June 19 and returning July 18, 2018 (30 days/ 29 nights)
• Base Program Price: $3,699-3,899 (includes ground transportation, accommodations, breakfast, dinner, and excursions; price varies due to early application deadline and option transcript request, see below for more information)
• Group Travel Price: $649-899 (estimated price roundtrip air transportation from one of CCSA’s designated U.S. departure cities)
• Tuition: Waived! To transfer credit to another institution, there is $100.00 transcript fee (check with your institutional transfer fees, if any).
• Early Application Deadline: February 9, 2018 ($100 reduction in the program price by means of a reducing the application fee to $150)
• Final Application Deadline: February 23, 2018 (application fee of $250)
• Credit: 4 hours (undergraduate or graduate)
• Sample Syllabus, Schedule and Packing List:
• CCSA Course Site:
• CCSA Online Application:

For more information (i.e., Course Description, Community-based Research Project, Program Excursions, Advisor Information, Field School Benefits, Funding Opportunities, Photo Album, Movie Album, and Student Recommendations), please visit the field school’s web site: