4.8 - 130 Reviews

Semester at Sea

https://www.semesteratsea.org/

Semester at Sea is a program provider offering 1 abroad program. Programs offered include Study Abroad and Gap Year abroad programs in 19 countries such as Malaysia, Portugal, Ghana, and India.

Semester at Sea is a multi-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 experiences in up to a dozen countries allowing for a comparative study abroad experience that is truly global. The University of Virginia is the program's academic sponsor. Students from all over the United States and the world participate on Semester at Sea; credit earned is transferable to the students' home colleges and universities.

For more information, visit our website at https://www.semesteratsea.org/.

Study Abroad with Semester at Sea

OVERALL RATING 4.8
Based on 130 Reviews
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May 25, 2024
01/28/2023 The Best Decision I Made In College! Semester at Sea Study Abroad: Make the World Your Campus

"I learned about local culture, cuisine, history, and relationship lifestyles with 500+ people! "

Saint Leo University
10/03/2022 Best Cultural And Educational Experience Of My Life! Semester at Sea Study Abroad: Make the World Your Campus

" Voyage 129 taught me how to be flexible, open-minded, resilient, and globally aware. I am grateful to have been a part of an incredible program and I recommend it to any college student!"

University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Past Review An Amazing Adventure Semester at Sea Study Abroad: Make the World Your Campus

"That things are different everywhere you go and there's always something new to see, learn, and do. Yes i definitely recommend it to everyone."

University of Hartford
Past Review A Truly Life Changing And Eye Opening Experience Semester at Sea Study Abroad: Make the World Your Campus

"I was exposed to so many new cultures and experiences that I would have never gotten the chance to have if not for SAS. Through immersion, we were able to not only learn about but LIVE the country while we were there."

Cottey College
Past Review Amazing Semester at Sea Study Abroad: Make the World Your Campus

"I learned how different cultures interact and influence each other."

University of Hartford
Past Review Best Semester Of My Life Semester at Sea Study Abroad: Make the World Your Campus

"I gained a perspective on humanity and the world that I never would have otherwise. I met so many unique people and visited places that people only dream about doing in their lives. It was absolutely worthwhile and I loved every minute of it."

University of Hartford
Past Review The Most Life Changing, And Amazing Semester Abroad!!! Semester at Sea Study Abroad: Make the World Your Campus

"It was so worth every penny. I learned more about who I am, what I want to do with my life, and who is important to me."

Washington State University
Past Review Great Program For People Who Actually Want To Learn. Semester at Sea Study Abroad: Make the World Your Campus

"Humans are very scary without internet for 4 months. "

University of Hartford
Past Review Best Four Months Of My Life! Semester at Sea Study Abroad: Make the World Your Campus

"I learned to be more independent, I learned how to be a traveler and not tourist, I learned how to communicate inter-culturally, I learned a lot about globalization, I learned to get out of my comfort zone, I learned about 12 different countries and cultures, I learned that the world is truly a great place. "

Texas A&M University - College Station
Past Review No Study Abroad Program Compares Semester at Sea Study Abroad: Make the World Your Campus

"I learned a lot about myself. I discovered some of my implicit biases and my comfort zone. My perspective on global issues and even issues within the US really changed. I feel like I am more open-minded, more compassionate, and more understanding now. Absolutely worthwhile."

University of Akron
Past Review Most Amazing Journey Of My Life. Semester at Sea Study Abroad: Make the World Your Campus

"I wish other people could see the world as I do, but I sympathize with the scope of my friends. I wish studying abroad was required. "

Texas A&M University - College Station
Past Review The Best Decision I Could've Made Semester at Sea Study Abroad: Make the World Your Campus

"I gained a lifetime of memories and friendships from around the world that are constantly inspiring me, motivating me and getting me to be the best I can possibly be. "

Washington State University
Past Review Exploring The Unknown Semester at Sea Study Abroad: Make the World Your Campus

"My experience abroad was extremely worthwhile. While many people believe that they will find themselves, you learn that that is not true, however, you definitely notice little changes about yourself and what you find important or what you want to do in life. For example, while in these different countries, I made it a goal to vi..."

University of Hartford
Past Review A Voyage Of A Lifetime Semester at Sea Study Abroad: Make the World Your Campus

"Semester at sea made me sea the world from different perspectives. Comparing and contrasting the different places we visit every week added a lot to my experience and my knowledge about the world. It broke many of my stereotypes and I can't tell how grateful I am to have been part of the Fall 2015 voyage. Being isolated from the..."

John Carroll University
Past Review Absolutely The Best Semester Of My Life! Semester at Sea Study Abroad: Make the World Your Campus

"Instead of focusing on learning from one country, I got to understand the comparison of the countries we visited. The concept of the shipboard community has been one of my favorite part of this program. "

Valparaiso University
Past Review Experience Of A Lifetime Semester at Sea Study Abroad: Make the World Your Campus

"This trip opened my eyes to parts of the world I never thought I would see, introduced me to many cultures, and connected me with so many incredible people from all over the world."

College of Charleston
Past Review An Intense Semester Of Learning Through Observation With A Great Community Semester at Sea Study Abroad: Make the World Your Campus

"I learned about my own privilege and drastic inequalities around the world. It was worthwhile as an introduction to these issues but not enough to fully understand (it might be almost impossible to fully understand)."

University of Florida
Past Review Do It! Book Semester At Sea Now! Semester at Sea Study Abroad: Make the World Your Campus

"SO IMPACTFUL. Get ready to have all your beliefs challenged and to question your role in the wider world. "

Elmhurst University
Past Review The Best Four Months Of My Entire Life Semester at Sea Study Abroad: Make the World Your Campus

"My time with Semester at Sea was the most incredible thing I have ever done - I made the best friends I have ever had, saw the most beautiful, unknown places, fell in the love with the most unexpected countries, realized that people are people and love is love no matter where you are in the world, have a never ending itch to kee..."

Vanguard University of Southern California
Past Review The Most Eye Opening, Life Changing, Meaningful Experience Of My Life!!! Semester at Sea Study Abroad: Make the World Your Campus

"I gained many things from my semester at sea but what I learned that I think will stick with me is how universal this world is. It was amazing to see how easy it was too connect with people from other cultures. I have gained more of a want to learn about the different cultures and communities that make up our world and I am inte..."

Indiana University - Bloomington
Past Review Semester At Sea Was The Best Decision I Made In My College Career. Semester at Sea Study Abroad: Make the World Your Campus

"My experience was absolutely worth while. I learned a lot about education systems around the world that I keep in mind while training to become a teacher in the US. I also learned many insights about lots of different countries and was able to learn how different places interact. I also learned a ton from listening to my peers s..."

University of Maine - Orono
Past Review A Life Changing Experience That Everyone Should Experience. Semester at Sea Study Abroad: Make the World Your Campus

"What I gained can't even be put into words. I gained confidence in myself, the best relationships I've every had, a love of the world around me, and so much more."

Saint Louis University
Past Review Semester At Sea, Where You Want To Be! Semester at Sea Study Abroad: Make the World Your Campus

"Friends and experiences that last a lifetime! "

Arizona State University
Past Review Financial Aid Semester at Sea Study Abroad: Make the World Your Campus

"Different cultures"

CUNY - Hunter College