International Experiential Learning for Anthropology Students

New: Watch the video about the Fall 2024 reading week trip to England


Fall 2024 reading week trip to England: explore Oxford and London with Prof. Stephen Scharper

This opportunity to travel to England is perfect for students enrolled in ANT368H5 but is open to all UTM students as well (you do not have to be enrolled in the course to apply and travel with this experience). 

Explore Oxford and London through themed activities focusing on nature, animals, ecology, and worldviews. Experience the historic Oxford University firsthand, with engaging activities, including exploring lush gardens, historic landmarks, and scenic walks that tie into course themes delving into the intersection of religion, worldviews, and ecology in an inspiring setting. Take a quick trip to London, to add excitement with visits to vibrant markets, unique food spots, and eco-friendly attractions. 

The Trip: Fall Reading Week

Approximate Travel Dates: Friday, October 25th, 2024 - Sunday, November 3rd, 2024

  • Info session on June 26, 2024 at 11am via Zoom
  • Apply for the trip by July 7, 2024
  • Funding is available!

View trip details on the IEC website

This is a UTM Abroad Co-Curricular Experience offered in partnership with the UTM International Education Centre.

UTM Abroad England trip
Click image above to view England trip details on the IEC website.

Primate Field School (in Costa Rica or Nicaragua) with Dr. Laura Bolt

At UTM, Dr. Laura Bolt provides the opportunity for interested students to complete a primate field school in Costa Rica or Nicaragua under her direction and to earn course credit for this experience. This field school is available at UTM as an ANT499Y5 course credit, and interested students should contact Dr. Bolt for more information about how to enroll.

View Other Field School Opportunities or contact Dr. Laura Bolt for more information.

Future Anthropology international opportunities

Future Anthropology courses with international components will be posted on the International Education Centre UTM Abroad website when available. 

We partner with the UTM International Education Centre (IEC) to offer exciting and meaningful learning opportunities for Anthropology students. You can experience learning in a wide array of settings that include exciting international research and learning opportunities.

  • Develop anthropological research skills
  • Contribute to transformational research
  • Add international experience to resumes
  • Learn about the diversity in culture that exists in the world
  • Establish connections with fellow students and professors
  • Explore a variety of locations ranging from urban cities to rural areas

Previous UTM Anthropology international trips

Japan 2019

ANT414H5F People and Plants in Prehistory (SCI) trip to Japan: Photo Album (2019)

Japan poster

ANT399Y Research Opportunity Program (SCI) trip to Japan: Photo Album (2018)

Tanzania 2017

ANT335H5 Anthropology of Gender (SSc) trip to Tanzania (2017)

Ghana 2017

Learning about the role of women in Ghana (SSc) (2017)