Semester at Sea - Fall Voyage: Costa Rica

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Semester at Sea is a global journey that brings students face-to-face with a diversity of our world's cultures and perspectives. Every spring and fall, Semester at Sea explores up to 11 developed and emerging countries and 15 cities on a 100-day voyage. Students represent nearly 25 different countries and 250 institutions, and with the faculty, staff, and crew become a supportive and collaborative family over the course of their journey. Since 1963, Semester at Sea has given its 63,000 alumni the advantage of a truly global, well-rounded perspective.

The Fall 2019 Voyage will last 106 days and visit 12 cities in 11 countries:

- Embark: Gdansk, Poland

- Kiel Canal Transit

- Lisbon, Portugal

- Cadiz, Spain

- Dubrovnik, Croatia

- Casablanca, Morocco

- Tema & Takoradi, Ghana

- Salvador, Brazil

- Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

- Panama Canal Transit, Panama

- Guayaquil, Ecuador

- Puntarenas, Costa Rica

- Debark: San Diego, CA, United States

Program Highlights

Classroom learning aboard ship integrates with relevant field studies in port, immersing you in the world's most important issues such as sustainability, economic empowerment, globalization, religious pluralism, and national identity. Through in-country field programs and independent travel, students observe global issues first-hand while interacting with everyone from local citizens to world leaders. Shipboard courses and field labs give academic context to the journey and are led by faculty known for their global scholarship.

THINGS TO DO IN COSTA RICA

- Go on a guided rafting trip down the Corobici River in Costa Rica

- Experience the stunning vegetation of the countryside

- See active volcanoes and explore Mayan Ruins

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Program Details

  • Open to All Ages
  • Contact Provider for Cost Details
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  • Costa Rica: Puntarenas

  • Subjects & Courses

    Anthropology

    Architecture

    Art History

    Biology

    Business

    Civil Engineering

    Communications

    Economics

    Geography

    Literature

    Music

    Political Science & Politics

    Psychology

    Sociology


  • Year(s) Offered

    2019


    Terms Available

    Fall


  • Open to All Ages

  • American

    Asian

    Australian

    Canadian

    European

    Kiwi

    South African

    Worldwide


  • Contact Provider for Cost Details

  • * Tuition -- up to 15 semester credits Housing (price varies by cabin category)
    * All meals aboard the ship
    * All academically required field classes
    * Premium medical insurance
    * Full-time, on-site residential student services staff
    * Advisement and assistance by ISE Student Services

  • Experience Required

    No


  • Disciplinary Clearance Form

    Essay

    Online Application

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