Study abroad in ecovillages


Bring your education to life by studying in communities across the globe that are striving to live more equitable, just and sustainable lifestyles. These communities are ideal campuses to learn about and experience personal and community-based solutions to real world issues, which include:


  • Sustainable development
  • Environmental studies & research
  • Appropriate technologies
  • Consensus decision making
  • Peace and social justice
  • Worldviews and consciousness
  • Permaculture & ecological design
  • Organic agriculture
  • Fair trade
  • Local economies
  • Green building
  • Habitat restoration
  • Women's empowerment
  • Bioregional studies


Through rich, academic, interdisciplinary coursework, service learning, cultural studies and community immersions, Living Routes programs support you in developing the understanding, skills, and experience necessary to help restore your life, community and the planet to greater health and resiliency while preparing for a career that makes a difference.


 University of Massachusetts

Earn college credit from the University of Massachusetts on our semester, Summer and January-term study abroad programs. Living Routes is a carbon conscious organization.