The Georgetown University Summer Institute in Environment & Sustainability is an all-inclusive, on-campus summer program designed to provide currently matriculated Georgetown undergraduate students with an elite-level academic experience while offering a packaged price.
In this Institute, Earth Commons faculty and affiliates will provide students with foundational training in Environmental Science and Sustainability, preparing our students to advance and translate major issues affecting the future of this planet through expert lectures, application-based exercises, communication, and research. All Institute students will design and deploy independent research projects in locally meaningful Environmental Science, with support from instructors, mentors, and fellow students. Skills-based workshops, debate-style conversations, panel discussions, immersive fieldwork in local ecosystems, and authentic scientific communication will be interwoven among coursework, experiential, and research components of the Institute.
10-week program running Jun 3–Aug 9, 2024
This Summer Institute is designed for current Georgetown University undergraduate students who are committed to expanding their environmental literacy and incorporating principles from environmental science to meaningful sustainability change-making in their personal, academic, and career trajectory.
The total cost for the Summer Institute is $24,995, including tuition for 12 credits along with housing and a 14-weekly meal plan for 10 weeks. This represents nearly a $6,000 discount on regular tuition for 12 credits. Financial aid is available for eligible students.
Upon Completing the Program
At the end of the 10-week Georgetown Summer Institute in Environment & Sustainability, students will gain 12 credits, a certificate of completion, and a firsthand understanding of current challenges in environmental science and sustainability. Students will be well-equipped to apply principles in environmental science to recommend and deploy sustainable solutions in diverse fields of study and future careers.
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