Go beyond your comfort zone
Broaden your horizons
Set your own course
A semester at sea that puts you miles ahead
Circumnavigating the World
Ranging in length from 20 to 90 days, our spring, fall and summer educational semesters span the globe.
Enrollment is open to all college and gap year students, as well as high school graduates. Aside from an adventurous spirit and willingness to give it your all, no previous experience is necessary to join our team.
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Virgin Islands to Antigua
via Nevis, St. Barts, Statia, Saba
Shift your summer into overdrive with a fast-paced sailing expedition around the Caribbean's Leeward Islands. This is the shortest semester at sea we run, nevertheless you'll develop strong sailing skills, earn college credit in seamanship and even have the opportunity to learn to scuba dive.View Details
Virgin Islands to Dominica
via Nevis, Antigua, St. Barts, Statia, Saba
Our 40-day Caribbean voyage is perfect for those seeking an adventurous study abroad experience but don't have the time to spend an entire semester at sea. You'll develop sailing and scuba diving skills, complete two academic classes while visiting some of the most incredible islands in the Caribbean.View Details
Caribbean to Mediterranean
via British Virgin Islands, Azores, Gibraltar, Spain
This summer is your opportunity to do something truly remarkable and sail across the Atlantic Ocean from the British Virgin Islands to the south of France. Voyage emphasis? Blue water sailing, and lots of it, yet students will also earn 3 college credits in Nautical Science from USF.View Details
Discover Your Passion for Learning
While studying abroad with Sea|mester gives unique opportunities to travel the world, discover new cultures and take part in the adventure of a lifetime, the backbone of the experience is a comprehensive academic curriculum, accredited through the University of South Florida (USF).
In the Sea|mester environment, combining academics with the experience allows students to truly interact with their education. It brings your education to life, adding relevancy and practical application to the material as well as never-ending opportunities to learn.
Follow the Experience
Watch our 3-part series as the student crew crosses the Atlantic from the Mediterranean to the Caribbean
Episode 1 - Sea Legs
Meet the new crew as they join S/Y Argo in Nice, France, and embark on their epic journey across the Atlantic Ocean from the Mediterranean to the Caribbean.
Episode 2 - Rite of Passage
Now fully prepared for the journey ahead, follow the crew as they embark on their biggest challenge yet, sailing across the Atlantic Ocean.
Episode 3 - Anchors Down
Having sailed thousands of miles and braved all kinds of weather, Argo and her crew finally make landfall in the Caribbean and reflect on their incredible experience.