Want to Study Abroad in Belize?
Where else besides Belize Botanic Gardens can you absorb so much that nature has to offer? Let nature be your inspiration by allowing you to get up close and personal to hundreds of native and exotic plants. Use this opportunity to take advantage of the many opportunities for study abroad in Belize at BBG. Additionally, we can assist in planning your complete Belize experience. Our knowedgeable staff is ready to offer assistance to professors leading groups and to iindividual interns and volunteers.
Besides all of the opportunities for plant studies, there is the opportunity to observe Belize’s Black Howler Monkeys, called Baboons in Belize. Robin Brockett, who has been studying these primates in Belize for 20 years lives on-site and is available for field lectures. You will have the opportunity to follow these monkeys and learn about their habitats and habits.
Invitation to Come to Belize Botanic Gardens
At the same time, we would like to invite Professors, University travel departments and students to contact us for information . Let our knowledgeable staff assist with your plans.
Belize Botanic Gardens has been hosting student groups since 1997. We have also been conducting horticulture classes since 2012. Although Covid-19 caused us to suspend study abroad activities for 2020 and 2021, we are again ready to work with you again.
Accommodations are on the grounds of Belize Botanic Gardens, giving students the opportunity to pursue their studies at any time. Simple local meals are served in our Visitor Center which also serves as a classroom. Stay in our affordable, comfortable 16-bed Guest House.
Students often help prepare meals and make use of many of the edible plants grown in the gardens. Food foraging is a favorite activity.
Our staff is familiar with native plants and our exotic collections and are there to help you as needed. Learn about medicinal plants used for centuries and nutritional and medicinal values of many tropical fruits.