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 Grenada
via The Grenadines, Martinique, Antigua, Saba
Take your college campus to the ocean and sail the length of the Caribbean's Lesser Antilles. Our most popular semester, this educational expedition is made up of short 1-3 day passages, allowing us to spend plenty of time exploring the Caribbean’s marine and island environment and culture.View Details
Australia to South Africa
via Bali, Christmas Island, Cocos Keeling, Mauritius
Cast off from Australia’s northern territory, and spend a semester at sea aboard S/Y Argo following in the wake of Captain Cook from Indonesia across the southern Indian Ocean to South Africa. This academic adventure breaks from the beaten path to visit some of the world’s most remote visions of paradise.View Details
South Africa to Caribbean
via St. Helena, Brazil, Devil's Island
Experience true hands-on education when you and your crew round the Cape of Good Hope and navigate your floating campus, S/Y Argo, north to the warm waters of the Caribbean. The open ocean will become a second home and you’ll explore destinations few people have even heard of during this epic expedition.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.