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  • Locations: Accra, Ghana; Cape Town, South Africa; Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Kobe, Japan; Port Louis, Mauritius; Tokyo, Japan
  • Program Terms: Fall
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  • Program Sponsor: Semester at Sea 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2021 03/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Program Description:
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Fall 2020: The Americas, The Caribbean, and The Panama Canal
STARTS: September 8, 2020 | ENDS: December17, 2020
56 Days, 7 Cities, 7 Countries, 3 Continents

In order to allow global recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fall 2020 program will initially begin with an online portion before voyagers make their way to the ship to continue shipboard classroom instruction and start exploring 8 transformational destinations!

This flexible voyage option and advanced planning allows for exclusive reduced pricing!

Embark: Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

Belize City, Belize

Cartagena, Colombia

Panama Canal Transit

Guayaquil, Ecuador

Hanga Roa, Easter Island, Chile
Disembark: Puntarenas, Costa Rica
MVWO 2017
Semester at Sea is a multiple country study abroad program open to students of all majors emphasizing comparative academic examination, hands-on field experiences, and meaningful engagement in the global community. A wide variety of coursework from 20-25 disciplines is integrated with relevant field studies in up to a dozen countries, allowing for a comparative study abroad experience that is truly global. Colorado State University is Semester at Sea's academic partner. Students from 250-300 colleges in the United States and the world participate on Semester at Sea each term. Credit earned is transferable to a student’s home institution.
Our mission is to educate students with the global understanding necessary to address the challenges of our interdependent world. With the world as our classroom, our unique shipboard program integrates multiple-country study, interdisciplinary coursework, and hands-on field experiences for meaningful engagement in the global community. Our mission, vision, strategy, and core values are rooted in student success and global comparative education. We take pride in our participants’ achievements, spanning back to our first voyage in 1963.
Anthropology Economics
Art Studio/Art History Geography
Biology Creative Writing/Literature/Drama
Business History
Communications Human Development & Family Studies
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Voyage Calendar
Admission Requirements
Program Fees
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Course Information 
*New courses added up until 5 months prior to start date.