Understanding Traditional Religions in Post-Modern Japan

Kyoto: a picturesque city approximately an hour and a half away from the port of Kobe and home to 1,600 Buddhist and Shinto temples. There was no better location to […]


  • China offers unique perspective on Coastal Ecology challenges

    Throughout the Fall 2018 Voyage of Semester at Sea, students have developed an understanding of the interconnectedness of global water systems. With Semester at Sea’s comparative study abroad program, students […]

  • International Law framed through photos of the Vietnam War

    For U.S. students studying abroad on the Fall 2018 Voyage of Semester at Sea, the story of the Vietnam War has been ingrained through history classes, remembrances, and popular culture, […]

  • Spring 2019 Voyage – The Ship is Full!

    We are no longer accepting applications for the Spring 2019 Voyage. We encourage you to consider sailing on one of our future voyages such as Fall 2019: Canals and The […]

  • Alumni, best friends from 1970s voyages join the Fall 2018 Voyage

      It all started in the year 1971. Susan Mason had just sailed on the Fall 1970 Voyage of Semester at Sea and was in Los Angeles to meet up […]

  • Interport Lecturer discusses ethical travel with voyagers

      As part of Semester at Sea’s mission to prepare the next generation of global citizens with the knowledge and experience needed to tackle the challenges and opportunities of a […]

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