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Are you looking for a multi-cultural, multi-lingual, and multi-ethnic experience? Would you like to make a difference in the community where you are studying? Then Belize, and Galen University, offers a wealth of opportunities that will help you to make a mark, and contribute to sustainable development. Studying internationally at Galen University means students will receive personal attention and see life from a whole new perspective. Classes are taught in English on our central campus in the Cayo District and in specific locations Country wide.

Through community service learning projects, our studies and activities can make a real difference in meeting some of the needs in the larger communities. Whether you study anthropology, archaeology, environmental science, business or any of our academic programs, you'll find coursework designed to maximize a student’s academic needs both inside and outside the classroom, preparing them to live as a global citizen.

Living in Belize

Be ready to meet people. Experience tranquility. Feel Safe.

On-Campus students at Galen University travel just about four miles to the town of Santa Elena or San Ignacio where they can share an apartment for as little as $200 BZ a month or board with one of the many carefully selected host families.

The twin towns are very safe and relaxing. They are surrounded by captivating, scenic views. San Ignacio has all the amenities of being home including banking, cultural, sporting and other entertaining events. The town is host pf variety of great eateries, culture-driven stores and coffee shops.


Students looking for an exciting hands-on experience during summer may sign up for any of the following intensive field programs:

  • Forensic Anthropology
  • Animal Science Pre-Veterinary
  • Land-Ocean Interface
  • Protected Areas Practicum

If you are interested in joining us at Galen as you venture an educational experience of a lifetime, please follow these steps:

  • Learn about our international admission requirements before applying.
  • Complete the application form.
  • You will need to mail other required documents such as official transcripts, passport information page, and photographs.
  • A $60 USD application fee is required.
  • Remember the deadlines for international student admission.
  • Contact us at, should you have any questions.