The ScholarShip  

Higher Learning on the High Seas
Higher Learning on the High Seas


Imagine spending an academic term aboard a dedicated passenger ship, traversing the globe with 600 university students from around the world!

The Scholar Ship is a Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. initiative developed in collaboration with the following international universities:

Al Akhawayn University, Morocco
Cardiff University, United Kingdom
Fudan University, China
Macquarie University, Australia
Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico
University of California, Berkeley, USA
University of Ghana, Ghana

During a 16-week term, students will pursue numerous opportunities through academic field studies, shore excursions and independent travel. The port programme is highly integrated into the academic programme, creating a sophisticated learning experience.

On board, students will be completely immersed in a multicultural living environment. The international student body and staff form a learning community that integrates academic, cultural and social experiences in programmes that would be virtually impossible to duplicate elsewhere.

Students are being recruited worldwide to ensure a multicultural learning environment. Worldwide voyages aboard The Scholar Ship will be 16 weeks in duration, offering a compelling itinerary to eight ports spanning five continents including several days spent providing students with enriching experiences through participation in field programmes, excursions and independent travel.
Inaugural Voyage: 'Extraordinary!'
In September 2007, The Scholar Ship embarked on its inaugural voyage in Athens (Piraeus), Greece and sailed westward on a compelling itinerary through Europe, the Americas, the South Pacific and Asia…

September 2007 Itinerary

Piraeus, Greece
Lisbon, Portugal
Panama City, Panama
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Papeete, Tahiti
Suva, Fiji
Sydney, Australia
Shanghai, China
Okinawa, Japan
Kobe, Japan


January 2008 Itinerary

Kobe, Japan
Shanghai, China
Cochin, India
Port Victoria, Seychelles
Cape Town, South Africa
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Casablanca, Morocco
Barcelona, Spain
Piraeus, Greece


Visit The Scholar Ship website to learn more.

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