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.
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.
Meet S/Y Vela,
Our newest Sea|mester vessel
We’ve got a lot to do in anticipation of our first group of 24 students arriving on February 20th, 2020! They will be joining us for Vela’s maiden voyage, an incredible journey from Thailand to Australia, via Malaysia and Indonesia. Marking Sea|mester’s 20th anniversary, the decision to build our third vessel is an exciting event, so follow along as we document the creation and birth of our newest floating classroom.
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Antigua to Grenada -w- Antigua Yacht Regatta
via Dominica, The Grenadines, Martinique, St. Barts
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
Caribbean to Tahiti
via Panama, Galapagos, The Marquesas
From dream location to dream location... Step aboard your new college campus, S/Y Argo, at the sailors' rendezvous island of Tortola in the BVI, and prepare yourself for an academic adventure at sea that spans more than 6500 nautical miles and some of the most incredible destinations the planet has to offer.View Details
Tahiti to Australia
via French Polynesia, Tonga, Fiji, Vanuatu
This incredible educational expedition combines the experience of large oceanic crossings with an intimate connection to this very special corner of the world. Spend your semester at sea navigating the countless islands of the south pacific and find sanctuary in the Great Barrier Reef via the sparkling islands of Oceania.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.