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Chamonix, France

Chomonix, France

Alpine Climate & Culture

Course & Travel Dates:
July 2018 (dates TBD 14-27) | 11 day travel to Chamonix
Summer | ENR 4890/5890 & HP 4152 | 3 credit hours

Investigate the impact of climate change upon alpine environments, and explore the link between alpine culture and science in this international short course. With Chamonix, France, as home base, we will work with staff at the Research Center for Alpine Ecosystems to perform scientific research at high elevation sites and glaciers in the French Alps. We will explore the cultures and communities of the Chamonix Mont-Blanc Valley, and investigate the relationship between mountaineering and a changing climate in Europe’s most extensive mountain range.  

Student in Chamonix, France
Requirements & Fees:

  • 9 hours of natural science & junior standing, or consent of instructor 

  • Passport valid for travel the European Union

  • Financial contribution from each student: $4000 (includes roundtrip airfare, instruction, mountain guides, equipment, lodging, transportation, entrance fees & most meals) + $140 Education Abroad fee & insurance (payable to International Programs)

  • Cheney Study Abroad Grants available (dependent on qualifying GPA)


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*course instructors will be contacting applicants for interviews (in-person or via Skype)

Questions? Contact Melanie Matthews (melanie.matthews@uwyo.edu) for more information.


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