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  • Locations: Accra, Ghana; Amsterdam, Netherlands; Cape Town, South Africa; Casablanca, Morocco; Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Kobe, Japan; Kochi, India; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Port Louis, Mauritius; Shanghai, China; Takoradi, Ghana
  • Program Terms: Spring
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  • Program Sponsor: Semester at Sea 
  • Restrictions: Iowa State applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 10/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 01/05/2020 04/20/2020
NOTE: Semester at Sea has rolling admission. They will admit students until the voyage is full.

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Adviser: McKelfresh, Ben Housing Options: Cabin on Ship, Homestay
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum Cumulative GPA: 2.5 Language of Instruction: English
Click here for a definition of this term Sponsor: Semester at Sea Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Direct
Program Description:
Semester at Sea LogoSpring 2020 Revised
SPRING 2020: A VOYAGE AROUND THE WORLD
STARTS: January 5, 2020 | ENDS: April 20, 2020
106 Days, 13 Cities, 11 Countries, 4 Continents
Embark: San Diego, CA, United States Cochin, India
Honolulu, Hawaii Port Louis, Mauritius
Kobe, Japan Cape Town, South Africa
Shanghai  China Tema & Takoradi, Ghana
Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam Casablanca, Morocco
Port Klang/Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Debark: Amsterdam, Netherlands
ABOUT US 
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.
FREQUENTLY OFFERED DISCIPLINES
Anthropology Economics International Studies Political Science
Art Studio/Art History Geography Media Communications/Journalism Psychology
Biology Creative Writing/Literature/Drama Philosophy, Religion, & Ethics Spanish
Business History Music, Theatre, & Dance Sociology
Communications Human Development & Family Studies Natural Resources Tourism
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Voyage Calendar Diversity at Sea
Why SAS Life at Sea
Admission Requirements Faculty & Staff
Program Fees Our Ship
Financial Aid & Scholarships Meet your Admission Counselor
Course Information 
*New courses added up until 5 months prior to start date.
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