Terms and Dates:

  • Fall 2024
    August 26, 2024 to November 18, 2024


Brianna Brown

Cornell Affiliations:

Global Learning


Opportunity Description

What is Unique about this Opportunity?

Problems brought about by climate change requires solutions that go beyond scientific data. With this program, students can conduct climate research, work with leading climate science and communication experts, and develop professional skills for a professional career in climate research and communication.

SEA Semester: Oceans & Climate helps students with an interest in the public policy of climate change to cultivate their skills to better shape the future of the planet. In addition to courses offered in the fields of communication and science, students also have the option of participating in directed or practical oceanographic research, working under the guidance of experts in their field to further student knowledge about the range of ecosystems that influence almost all aspects of oceanic carbon cycling.

Students applying to this program must have an introductory science course and one 2000-level science lab.

How do I learn more about SEA Semester?

Things to Consider Before Applying

  • Review the information on the Education Abroad Office’s Get Started page for important considerations on academics and finances, and a guide to the next steps
  • Find answers on the Education Abroad FAQ and resource pages for Cornell study abroad policy, health, and safety updates
  • Still have questions?  Visit the Get Advice page and learn how to connect with an Education Abroad Advisors
  • Want to keep up to date with Cornellians Abroad? Follow Education Abroad on social media, @cornelliansabroad, @CornellEducationAbroad

How do I apply?

Applying to study abroad is a 2-Step process.  You may complete both steps simultaneously, but Cornell Approval must be obtained before your program advisor in Global Learning can complete any approval or nomination forms for the program itself. 

  1. For Cornell Approval, click on the "Apply" button on this webpage. Applications are approved by the Office of Global Learning on a rolling basis until the application deadline listed on this webpage.
  2. For Program Admission, apply directly on the program website. Most programs have rolling admissions.