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  • Locations: Accra, Ghana; Bangkok, Thailand; Cape Town, South Africa; Casablanca, Morocco; Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Mombasa, Kenya; Penang, Malaysia; Takoradi, Ghana
  • Program Terms: Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Semester at Sea 
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Category: Study Abroad Class Eligibility: 1-Freshman, 2-Sophomore, 3-Junior, 4-Senior, 5-Graduate
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5 Language of Instruction: English
Housing Options: Homestay, Other/Independent Housing Program Type: Third-Party
Program Description:




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Asia, Africa, and Europe Exploration
Spring 2025 Voyage  

January 5, 2025 - April 20, 2025
106 Days, 11 Cities, 10 Countries, 3 Continents

Embark: Bangkok, Thailand

Itinerary: Vietnam, Malaysia, India, Kenya, South Africa, Ghana, Morocco, Spain

Debark: Bremerhaven, Germany

About Us

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Our Mission
Journeys of discovery that spark bold solutions to global challenges.

What is Semester at Sea?
Unlike traditional study abroad or tourism experiences, Semester at Sea opens the door to deep, authentic engagement with countries and cultures across the globe. It's more than just the adventure of a lifetime. It's a transformative experience that will give you a global perspective to take on the challenges of tomorrow.
  • Global Experience - Visit 10+ countries around the world in a uniquely comparative environment that provides a truly global perspective.  
  • College Credit - Earn a full semester's worth of course credit from a world-class university, with the rigorous curriculum you need to accomplish your academic goals.  
  • Shipboard Life - Enjoy the comfort and community of a floating home away from home, no matter where in the world your voyage takes you.  
  • Experiential Learning - Develop a deeper understanding of the world through onboard and in-country learning opportunities that connect the classroom to the communities you visit.  
  • Career Enhancement - Semester at Sea offers unique benefits for your post-college job search, from improved leadership skills to an invaluable global perspective on the challenges of tomorrow.
Frequently Offered Disciplines
We are open to all majors!

Study on Deck
Business Performing and Visual Arts
Communication, Journalism, and Media Studies Psychology and Human Development
Political Science, Economics, and History Religion and Philosophy
Literatures and Languages Society and Culture
Environment and Health Tourism and Hospitality
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Exploring on Land
SP25 Voyage Itinerary
Admission Requirements
SP25 Program Fees
Financial Aid & Scholarships
SP25 Course Information

*New courses added up until 5 months prior to start date.
The world is your campus.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2025 12/01/2024 ** Admissions Open Until Deadline 01/05/2025 04/20/2025

** Applications are typically reviewed on a rolling basis until the program deadline or until the program is full.