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Travel with CAFLS

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Student travel is an important component of many impactful student learning experiences and it is important to continue to develop opportunities for educational travel. 

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The Alcazar Gardens in Seville Spain

“We want our students to realize that, despite problems and conditions surrounding specific research, questions might be different in different regions of the world. We want them to see acquiring these skills is very valuable for their education and very attractive for their resumes.”

Juan Carlos Melgar
Associate Professor of Pomology

Study Abroad

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Study Abroad provides operational support to student engagement programs internationally that contribute to Clemson University’s missions, goals, and emphasis areas. CAFLS supports this mission by way of promotion, advising, and faculty engagement through the Bookhart Student Services Center.

Clemson University has updated its travel suspension for travel programs, please the Travel Warnings page for updates. Please make sure that you are regularly checking Clemson's Pam Hendrix Center for Education Abroad website and Clemson University’s COVID-19 website for important university-wide updates.

Montana Summer Program

David Jachowski works with student Annie Carew at UL Bend National Wildlife Refuge in central Montana

During the June mini-mester, Clemson students will study away while exploring Montana. This course, exclusively available to Clemson students and led by expert Clemson faculty, offers field-based education on the intersection of agricultural production and natural resource management on a working cattle ranch in the Bull Mountains of Montana. Courses include Rangeland Management, Forestry and Fire, and Wildlife Ecology.

Students interested in the course must apply by December 1, 2023. In your application, include a detailed cover letter highlighting your interests and how this program will help your career. Send this letter along with your resume to Dr. David Jachowski ( Learn more about Clemson Prairie Ecology.

Spring Break Tour

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The Tour gives students the opportunity to travel through the state of South Carolina during spring break and visit a wide variety of food, agriculture, and natural resource businesses and organizations. The purpose of this program is to expose students to the broad array of opportunities and careers offered by these industries.

Register for AFLS 2000 for Spring 2024: Wednesdays, 3:35 - 4:25pm for 2 credit hours. Students commit to attending the tour during spring break (March 18-22) and paying the course program fee ($300). Open to all CAFLS majors and minors. Spots are limited.

Pamplona, Spain

Cultural Exploration of Spanish Foods

Travel to Pamplona, Spain to explore the complexity of Spanish food and food systems through sensory evaluation and flavor development, food processing, food packaging, food safety, and food laws and regulations. Learn through discussing and tasting food products, along with visits to wineries, food producers, markets, restaurants, and places of interest for foodies and scientists alike. Offered Summer 2024.

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Buildings in Pamplona Spain
FLORECE: Future Leaders Obtaining Research and Extension Career Experiences


CAFLS undergraduate (sophomore and junior) students can apply to this year-round program funded by USDA. Participating students will be involved in research, Extension, and professional development activities, including an 8-week internship in a research lab in Spain. This program is full for this year, but recruitment for 2025 will begin in Fall of 2024.

Questions? Email Dr. Melgar

Studying Agribusiness in Greece

Next Offering 2025

This program will introduce students to the Agribusiness sector of Greece. Participants will have the opportunity to compare the industry in the U.S. with the one in a smaller country and learn more about growing farm to fork marketing methods.

Questions? Email Dr. Vassalos
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