At a time when global education has been recognized as a requirement of a high-quality undergraduate collegiate experience, the Semester at Sea study abroad experience could not be more relevant.
A Global Comparative Education
By introducing students to many different cultures through coursework and intensive in-country experiences, Semester at Sea equips students with skills and perspectives essential to cultivating global citizenship. Semester at Sea has served as a pioneer and leader in multiple country, comparative education for more than 50 years.
Multiple Country Study Abroad
Semester at Sea itineraries are carefully selected to maximize the value of a comparative global education. With multiple and varying destinations on every itinerary, students connect the world’s peoples, patterns, cultures and traditions with their own.
- 12-15 Countries
- Off the beaten path destinations
- Varying cultures & economies
- Hands-on & experiential learning opportunities
A Shipboard Campus
A ship offers the ultimate platform for global education because it provides a place for a traditional college experience, a tightly knit community of learning, and maximizes the time in country.
- Coursework related to the itineraries
- Cumulative and Interdisciplinary learning opportunities
- Access to international experts
- Engaged community of reflection and growth
For more than 50 years, Semester at Sea has been a pioneer and leader in global, comparative education—a form of international education more needed today than ever before.
Cultivating Global Citizens
Semester at Sea is truly a global community, where students’ understanding of the world is expanded into new directions and perspectives.