CSU – Semester at Sea

CSU Rams on Semester at Sea!

Semester at Sea Study Abroad

With the world as its classroom and more than 50 years of experience, Semester at Sea integrates multiple-country study, interdisciplinary coursework, and hands-on field experience for meaningful engagement in the global community.



explore each semester



each fall & spring


founding year


transferrable credits

from Colorado State University


average student country

representation each voyage



from around the world

Explore World Destinations

Fall 2022

Fall 2022

September 09 — December 22

Croatia Cyprus Greece India Jordan Kenya Morocco Portugal Spain Suez Canal Transit

Spring 2023

Spring 2023

January 05 — April 20

Croatia Cyprus Greece India Jordan Kenya Morocco Portugal Spain Suez Canal Transit

Fall 2023

Fall 2023

September 09 — December 22

Belgium Gibraltar (UK) Greece Malaysia Malta Mauritius South Africa Spain Thailand Vietnam

Spring 2024

Spring 2024

January 05 — April 20

Germany Ghana India Kenya Malaysia Morocco Mozambique Portugal South Africa Thailand

School on a boat?

Not a boat, a ship!

Or rather a floating college. The MV World Odyssey will be your home away from home throughout your journey.

  • Student Cabins (closed-circuit TV, mini-refrigerator, closets, drawers, bathroom, daily linens, and a safe)
  • 9 Classrooms, Student Union, Library
  • Two Dinning Halls and an Outdoor Grill
  • Theater/Cinema
  • Spa and Hair Salon
  • Fitness Center, Sports Court, Ping Pong Table, Indoor/Outdoor Pool
  • Supportive community of faculty, staff, medical team, resident directors, Lifelong Learners, families, and crew

Open to all majors

Earn 12-15 Academic Credits

  • Select courses from 20 – 25 fields of study
  • Each course includes an in-country field class allowing for an experiential, global comparative education
  • Receive an official transcript from Colorado State University 

Grants & Scholarships Available

60% of our voyagers receive some form of financial aid.

  • Need & Merit Grants
  • IMPACT Project Cohort (Community Engagement)
  • Minority Serving Institution Scholarships
  • Student Assistant Grants
  • Inclusive Engagement Scholarship
  • Alumni Provided Grants
  • Global Journalism Fellowship

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Take the first step on the journey of a lifetime.