Paleoanthropology and Geology in Tanzania
course fees

EAS-X377/G549 Field Geology and Paleoanthropology at Olduvai Gorge
May 13-June 19, 2020


Undergrad Resident Undergrad Nonresident Graduate Resident Graduate Nonresident Payment
ESTIMATED TUITION – 6 credit hours
  Bursar will email notice of your invoice
Field Costs
 $4,456  $4,456   $4,456  $4,456   Bursar will email notice of your invoice
Visa for UI citizens
 $100  $100   $100  $100   Student responsibility
 $1600-2000  $1600-2000   $1600-2000  $1600-2000   Student responsibility
Visit the IU Bursar’s Office website to get the latest information about Summer 2018 fees.

Field costs: This includes IU group insurance, room and board, local transportation, camping expenses and park fees.

Immigration and Other Tanzania Fees: The faculty members will obtain study-related permits for each student from the Tanzanian government, which include the immigration temporary resident permits, Commission for Science and Technology permits and Antiquities permit. This will be part of your field costs.

Health Insurance: The program will provide health insurance coverage for all students participating in the course through Indiana University.

Additional Emergency Insurance: The AMREF flying doctors provides air ambulance evacuation and emergence medical service in Tanzania. The charity organization has many years of experience in medical emergency evacuation in very remote areas of Africa. In case of emergency a patient will be evacuated to the nearest referral hospitals in Nairobi, Arusha or Kilimanjaro as recommended by the flying doctors crew.

Each field school participant is required to subscribe for membership in AMREF before leaving home. This is NOT included in the field costs. The membership is $16/month for a package that includes 2 air ambulance evacuations.


Round trip airfare from Indianapolis to Kilimanjaro ranges from $1,600 to $2,200 depending upon your choice of air carrier and time of booking. Detailed travel information including airlines flying to Kilimanjaro can be acquired upon request (contact us).

Visa: Visit the Embassy of Tanzania’s website for information on obtaining a visa.


Additional Information

For payment, view a detailed description at:
Tuition is subject to change without notice by action of the Trustees of Indiana University.

Withdrawals and Fee Reimbursements


Students who withdraw one week after the beginning of the course will receive a 100% reimbursement of their tuition. Those who withdraw during the second week will receive a 50% tuition reimbursement.

Field Costs

Full reimbursement of these fees can only be made to students who withdraw before April 15. A 50% reimbursement will be made to those who withdraw between April 16th and May 1st.

Suggested Study Abroad Scholarships, Grants, and Fellowships

Please visit the Scholarships page on this website for a list of funding programs.

contact information

dr. jackson njau | dr. jim brophy
department of earth and atmospheric sciences
indiana university
1001 e. 10th st. bloomington in 47405

phone: 812-856-3170 | 812-855-6417

email: |