10 days Dolphin Program on the Red Sea

Study in Israel


Only 12 spots in a class!

10 days academic course, valued at 3 credits (no transcripts).

Next sessions:

  • May 4th-13th 2020
  • June 8-17th 2020
  • Feb/March 2021

Price includes all lectures, course material, excursion to the Underwater Observatory, two swims with the dolphins, 2 meals during the days - (light breakfast + light lunch), and coffee and tea. 

Price: $1,940 for the course + $100 non-refundable application fee

Optional: accommodation tailored to your budget and requirements.
Please request a quote.

Medical insurance offered separately. 


Dolphin Assisted Therapy and Biology Summer Program

Whether you are a physiologist, social worker, biologist, researcher, student or an interested layman, this program has something to offer you. There is much we can learn from interacting with dolphins. Taking this once in a lifetime experience into your daily lives may well open up different opportunities that you may not have thought of. 

The course will be held in English.

Course content:

This course, while a basic introduction, aims to provide insights and knowledge into the world of the dolphins and dolphin assisted therapy. There will be three main areas of study. They are:

1. Dolphin Biology and Behavior Module

2. Dolphin Training and Husbandry Module

3. Dolphin Assisted Therapy Module

To ensure real-life exposure to dolphins in order to complement academic studies, the course will consist of lectures, practicals, observations, and swims.

The International Laboratory for Dolphin Research supports academic study at the Dolphin Reed, a spacious 14,000 square meter area where 3 female and 2 male dolphins live with open access to the Red Sea. Working with these dolphins has been successful in helping children aged 6+ in coping with disorders such as ADHD, ADD, Down's Syndrome, Autism and various forms of mental retardation through the program "Supportive Experience with the Aid of Dolphins" was established in 1991 by Sophie Donio.

After completing the 10-day course, you will gain an understanding of this exciting and important work. To assure you enjoy a comprehensive experience, the class size is limited to 12 students, so please hurry and save your spot today

Dolphin Assisted Therapy - credit: dolphin reef Photo credit: Dolphin Reef Eilat

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