Experiential Learning

Study Abroad in the Kalinago Territory

Universities, high schools and other learning and research institutions from across the globe are drawn to Dominica’s dynamic culture and rainforest covered mountains year after year. A safe country with rich biodiversity and friendly people, the “Nature Island” offers a wealth of unanswered questions in many areas of study.Experiential Learning in Dominica

We can assist you in putting together a programme suited to your needs. Learn about: sustainable tourism development; organic agriculture & cuisine; sustainable energy; forest and marine conservation and preservation; Kalinago (Carib) culture; history; art; political system; climate change impact; among others.

In addition, a range of learning skills is available through lectures, local business visits, internship, and service/volunteer work.  Dominica offers practical experiences in sustainable development, its’ challenges and best practices!

Experiential Learning Opportunities in Dominica – where nature’s integrity is remarkably real!

This is what National Geographic Traveler says about Dominica:

  • “Dominica among the world’s 20 top best destinations for 2011”
  • “Dominica rated #1 sustainable island in the Caribbean”
  • “Dominica rated in the top 20 sustainable islands in the world”


There are many experiential learning opportunities available:

  • Undergraduate Studies
  • Service Learning
  • Teacher Training
  • Reach Out/Volunteer


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Programme Details



A variety of small locally owned accommodation Learning Craftsin Dominica is available to host student groups. Some will offer student rates or group concessionary rates especially from April through to October.

While some hotels can house as many as 50 students, we recommend limiting group sizes from 14-28 people, to take advantage of flight discounts and facilitation of lodging sites and ground transport.

Note: DDA certified properties are recommended. For a listing, please contact Discover Dominica Authority.


Research Permits

Planning to conduct research or run a service/volunteer programme?

The laws and regulations pertaining to legal collection, import and export of scientific specimens as well as human subject survey work all contribute to the natural, socio-cultural and economic integrity of Dominica. Hence, research of any kind, must first obtain written permission from the Government of Dominica.

The process is simple. Contact us at least six weeks in advance of arrival. We will ensure your permits are in order so that your work will progress smoothly upon your arrival.


How we can help?

We can arrange for a package based on your needs through a reliable and experienced tour operator who have worked on experiential/research work in Dominica.

We can also facilitate familiarization trips for the organizers to experience what we have for maximum benefits of your programme. Contact us for further details!

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