Bucket List-Worthy Study Abroad Programs

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Do you also find studying boring? Does travelling to Madagascar and Italy also seem boring to you? No, right. What if we say you can travel and study at the same time? These universities offer unique programs that offer field trips, both educational and interesting. Here are some Bucket List-Worthy Study Abroad Programs you don’t want to miss out on. 

Trip to Antarctica

UNBELIEVABLE! You won’t believe this but you can actually visit Antarctica. Yes, this 14-day unique program offered by the State University of New York offers a field study of the Antarctic Peninsula, Tierra del Fuego and the tip of Argentina. During this program, you will get to explore the biological and wildlife system of animals in their natural habitat. It is definitely a once-in-a-lifetime experience. 

Sail Along the Coast

Who has never dreamt of touring the world once in their lifetime? This semester at sea program is a “Dream Come True” for travel enthusiasts as it offers students from various universities to sail around the world in 105 days. The ship sets off in California, travelling to Hawaii and then 11 countries, including Japan, China, Vietnam, India, South Africa, Ghana and Morocco, before getting off in Germany

Relive the Renaissance 

All the artists gather up here! The renowned New York University offers this three-month Florence study abroad program that focuses on art, history, literature and cinema. NYU sponsors artistic trips to Lucca, Bologna and Pisa, absolutely free for international students. What could be more exciting than a free trip to Italy? 

Paradise of Turkey

If you are a fan of Turkish Dramas, then this program will definitely drive you crazy. Georgetown University’s McGhee Center semester-long study abroad program offers students to relive the ancient history of the land, as the program includes trips to Istanbul, Cappadocia, Cyprus and more.

Biodiversity at its Best

NO. We are not talking about the movie but a real-time experience in Madagascar.  The SIT Study Abroad Madagascar program provides its students with the most unique and diverse ecosystems in the world, but how? During this program, students get to know about biodiversity and environmental issues as they spend time living with locals, learning their native language, exploring the Great Barrier Reef and visiting national parks.

Live the Magic

Wizard World is CALLING YOU. If you are a Potterphile, then you must have understood what’s coming next. At Purdue University, you can spend an entire week in the magical realm of Harry Potter. During the spring break stay at Purdue, students get to visit London, Oxford, Stonehenge and Edinburgh, to witness real magical sites featured in novels, myths, movies and lores.

Fearless Wildlife in Ecuador

University of Georgia’s Animals and Insects of Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands program offers students a trip to Quito, the Galapagos Islands, Maquipucuna Reserve, Playa del Oro and other locations to study and preserve insects and animals. This is a  three-week program which features hiking and boating to different sites among the Galapagos Islands. That sounds like a great idea!

Interesting Fact: Galapagos Islands were a source of inspiration for Darwin’s theory of evolution.

Religious Trip to Kyoto

Harvard University’s Japan study abroad program is basically a 25-day cultural program that offers students to learn about Japanese customs and traditions through a homestay with a Kyoto family. During the stay, students are taken on trips to ancient shrines to observe the 1,100-year-old Gion Festival, which takes place only during the study abroad trip. Yoi Tabi o (Have a great trip). *winks*

Classic Architecture of Rome

You cannot miss out on the country of Michelangelo. The University of Dallas offers a “Rome Program” through which students get to travel to Rome and study art, architecture, history, literature, theology and philosophy.

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