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Education Abroad Office

Semester at Sea

Area: Global Partner Program
Location: Traveling
Country: Multi-Country
Term: Fall, Spring

Semester at Sea takes a global comparative approach to study abroad using a ship as its traveling campus and sailing to multiple ports around the world.

Over a 100-day voyage on a shipboard campus, students are offered a wide variety of coursework from 20 – 25 fields of study that are integrated with relevant field classes in up to a dozen countries, allowing for an experiential, comparative education that is truly global.

Countries: Brazil, China, Germany, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mauritius, Morocco, the Netherlands, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, St. Helena, Vietnam

Cities: Amsterdam, Busan, Cape Town, Casalanca, Hamburg, Ho Chi Minh City, Jamestown, Kobe, Kuala Lumpur, La Coruna, Mumbai, Port Louis, Salvador, Shanghai, Surabaya, Takkoradi, Tema, Tokyo

To see courses UofSC students have taken with this Partner at a specific university, please reference the Registrar's Course Equivalency Table

Various funding opportunities exist for this provider. Please note the terms eligible listed for each:

  • Carolina Global Study Award: All USC students participating in semester, academic year, or summer programs are eligible to compete for this award. The number of awards available varies from year to year. The goal of this award is to help provide a study abroad experience for students with financial need. 

Per university policy, all UofSC students will be charged emergency medical, evacuation and repatriation insurance for their time abroad. Contact the Education Abroad Office for more details.


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