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Summer at Sea

Summer at Sea is a new short-term, faculty-led study abroad program jointly administered by The Institute for Shipboard Education and Peace Boat. While aboard the Peace Boat passenger vessel, the Pacific World, students can earn up to six creditsthree per sessionthrough Colorado State University. Two voyage sessions, each visiting five ports of call, will be offered each summer.

Why Join us?

  • Hands-On Learning - Daily observations from deck and course-connected, experiential programming in each port stop.

  • Multi-Country, Comparative Approach - Understand how different countries around the world are grappling with the same challenges and finding new solutions.

  • Community - Small cohort sizes mean direct access to our world-class faculty, small group discussions, and a unique living-learning community

  • Intercultural Growth - Peace Boat is a Japan-based international NGO with predominantly Asian travelers on board. Beyond your coursework, practice new languages, learn new customs, taste new foods, form lifelong friendships.

Limited Spots

Only 30 spots per segment

First-come, first-served

Students admitted on rolling basis

Early Application Deadline: December 1

Final Application Deadline: January 15 (pending spots available)