Academic Programs

Study Abroad in Ecovillages

In coordination with GENSEN, the Earth Rights Eco-Village (EREV) Institute offers study abroad programs in the network’s ecovillages in collaboration with Living Routes and accredited by the University of Massachusettes, Amherest and the University of California Los Angeles.

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Programs offered:

  • Semester-long courses bringing together Senegalese and American students, theoretical and pratical instruction in sustainable development
  • Intensive classes on sustainable development provided to Senegalese and Americans every January
  • A summer program with the University of California Los Angeles on Participatory Rural Appraisal. 

Living Routes Director, Professor Ousmane Pame and Spring 08 Sustainable Development Semester students, Mbam Ecovillage