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  • Locations: Accra, Ghana; Amsterdam, Netherlands; Cape Town, South Africa; Casablanca, Morocco; Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Kobe, Japan; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Port Louis, Mauritius; Takoradi, Ghana
  • Program Terms: Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Semester at Sea 
  • Restrictions: UNC Charlotte applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2021 10/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of approval into this program and be able to complete pre-departure materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Affiliate Provider Program Click here for a definition of this term Term of Travel: Spring
Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Anthropology, Art, Art History, Biology, Business, Business Management, Communication Studies, English, Environmental Studies, Geography, Health Administration, History, International Business, International Public Relations, International Studies, Journalism, Linguistics, Management, Marketing, Media Studies, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology, Women's and Gender Studies Click here for a definition of this term Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.5
Click here for a definition of this term Student Level Eligibility: Freshman, Junior, Other, Senior, Sophomore Language of Instruction: English
Click here for a definition of this term Affiliate Provider: Semester at Sea Housing Options: Homestay
Program Description:
SP20 Revised Map Ja. 2020
SPRING 2020: A VOYAGE AROUND THE WORLD
STARTS: January 4, 2020 | ENDS: April 20, 2020
106 Days, 13 Cities, 11 Countries, 4 Continents
Embark: San Diego, CA, United States Cochin, India
Honolulu, Hawaii Port Louis, Mauritius
Kobe, Japan Cape Town, South Africa
Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam Tema & Takoradi, Ghana
Port Klang/Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Casablanca, Morocco
  Debark: Amsterdam, Netherlands
ABOUT US 
MVWO 2017
Semester at Sea is a multiple country study abroad program open to students of all majors emphasizing comparative academic examination, hands-on field experiences, and meaningful engagement in the global community. A wide variety of coursework from 20-25 disciplines is integrated with relevant field studies in up to a dozen countries, allowing for a comparative study abroad experience that is truly global. Colorado State University is Semester at Sea's academic partner. Students from 250-300 colleges in the United States and the world participate on Semester at Sea each term. Credit earned is transferable to a student’s home institution.
 
Our mission is to educate students with the global understanding necessary to address the challenges of our interdependent world. With the world as our classroom, our unique shipboard program integrates multiple-country study, interdisciplinary coursework, and hands-on field experiences for meaningful engagement in the global community. Our mission, vision, strategy, and core values are rooted in student success and global comparative education. We take pride in our participants’ achievements, spanning back to our first voyage in 1963.
FREQUENTLY OFFERED DISCIPLINES
Anthropology Economics International Studies Political Science
Art Studio/Art History Geography Media Communications/Journalism Psychology
Biology Creative Writing/Literature/Drama Philosophy, Religion, & Ethics Spanish
Business History Music, Theatre, & Dance Sociology
Communications Human Development & Family Studies Natural Resources Tourism
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Semester at Sea Photos 2017
Voyage Calendar Diversity at Sea
Why SAS Life at Sea
Admission Requirements Faculty & Staff
Program Fees Our Ship
Financial Aid & Scholarships Meet your Admission Counselor
Course Information 
*New courses added up until 5 months prior to start date.
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This program includes "Do Not Travel" locations according to the U.S. Department of State, as of March 8, 2019. Please review UNC Charlotte's Travel Policy to Restricted Areas. Participation in this program is contingent upon completing a waiver with the Office of Education Abroad. Please contact the OEA to discuss your interest in traveling to this location.

Important Notes from the
Office of Education Abroad (OEA) at UNC Charlotte

 

Researching this Program

Many affiliate providers typically will only list minimal information in their brochure above within the OEA database of approved programs as all current information is hosted on their website. Please use the links provided above to research the program information on the affiliate provider's website.

Affiliate Provider Programs

Check out our Affiliate Provider page for more general information about what an affiliate provider is, the program and cost structure & more. Please note that the "Fact Sheet" listed above may list majors or minors under the "Areas of Study" parameter. It's important to understand that these are simply suggested areas of study, which indicates that this program may offer one or several courses within this discipline. Additionally, as course offerings can change often, the program may offer one or more courses within an area of study that is not listed in this section. Students should not rely solely on this "areas of study" section when determining whether or not a study abroad program is a good academic fit for them; it is the student's responsibility to look at the specific list of courses offered by the host university (see below) to determine whether or not courses are available within their interests and/or area(s) of study.

Application Process

Any student wishing to participate in an affiliate provider program is required to complete an additional application with the Office of Education Abroad in order to receive approval to participate in the program. Please visit our Application Process page for more information. Note that students who do not receive approval from the OEA to participate in the program will not receive academic credit, will not be able to access their financial aid or scholarships and will not have access to OEA Services.

Academic Credit

Refer to our Academic Credit page for more information on how students will be working with their academic departments to determine what UNC Charlotte equivalent course credit they will receive for the courses they take abroad.

Money Matters

It's important to understand the cost structure of an Affiliate Provider program and to then research the estimated costs of each expense. Check out our Money Matters section on our website to learn more about how financial aid works, search for scholarship opportunities and more.

Miscellaneous Resources

Questions?

For questions regarding policies & procedures for UNC Charlotte students going abroad, please visit the OEA website, contact the Office of Education Abroad at 704-687-7747 or edabroad@uncc.edu. For questions regarding details of this particular affiliate provider program (e.g. program dates, course offerings, program fee, etc.), please contact the affiliate provider.