The Wildlife Institute’s Mission

Supporting Wildlife Medicine and Conservation through education and travel!


The Wildlife Institute (WI) is all about veterinary study abroad. WI is the leading veterinary study abroad provider with university and veterinary school partners from around the world.  As such, WI offers Spring, Summer and Winter veterinary study abroad courses in Belize. And WI offers customizable internships with its partner, the Belize Wildlife & Referral Clinic (BWRC). Did you know, your participation in WI’s veterinary study abroad programs allows BWRC to provide free veterinary care to wildlife and funds Less Developed Country scholarships for promising future wildlife vets? How cool is that?

The Wildlife Institute offers a variety of veterinary courses in Wildlife Medicine & Conservation, Small Animal Medicine and Reptile Medicine & Conservation. 

Apply to the Wildlife Institute for the educational experience of a lifetime. 

The Wildlife Institute in partnership with the Belize Wildlife & Referral Clinic (BWRC) offers veterinary internships and clinical rotations. 

International Study Abroad Experiences

Wildlife Institute Courses and Internships


NEW! Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation course July 10th-21st, 2019