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Study Abroad

Study Abroad

Join Walden University for immersive travel and learning adventures around the globe. Designed to expand your learning beyond the classroom, Walden Study Abroad opportunities let you:

  • Explore the history, culture, and customs of other countries with a small group of fellow learners.
  • Learn from guest lecturers, interact with members of the local communities, and tour historic sites with expert guides.
  • Focus on the adventure while Walden-approved tour operators handle the logistics.

Our study abroad opportunities are open to our alumni, students, staff, and faculty. If you're ready to expand your worldview, check out the calendar below for our next available travel adventures.

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Tierra Wilson  
Walden was the only university I could find that provided doctoral-level students with opportunities to study abroad and attend international residencies. Tierra Wilson, MS in Psychology Graduate and PhD in Clinical Psychology Student


Frequently Asked Questions

Public Service in Jamaica: 2020


Information Public Service in Jamaica - 2020
Date of Trip March 9 – 17, 2020
Travel Partner (Vendor) Academic Experiences Abroad (AEA)
Trip Information The trip begins with an introduction to the town of Negril, Jamaican culture, and the various service activities.You will spend 16-20 hours in a service project over 5 days.
Registration Deadline

January 22, 2020

Enroll early - trips fill up quickly!
Registration Limits 20 travelers
Registration Process

Register online

+1-800-556-7068 ( AEA office)
+1-832-605-7344 (AEA director)

Contact form:

Visiting Locations


Westmoreland – optional

St. Elizabeth - optional
Program/Travel Cost


Cancelation Policy Cancelations must be submitted in writing and sent directly to AEA by mail, fax or email. Details available upon request. 
Included in Program Cost

Local, English-speaking guide

24-hour emergency support

All hotel accommodations

Breakfast at hotel each day

Welcome and farewell dinners

Private air-conditioned land transport

Entrance fees and reservations

All applicable taxes

Gratuities for guides and drivers 

Certificate of participation (upon request)

NOT Included in Program Cost

International flights

Visas and passport fees 

Trip cancellation/delay/interruption insurance (recommended) - approximately $100 per/person

Gratuities for those other than guides and drivers

Health and evacuation insurance, required. Political turmoil evacuation insurance

Beverages other than what restaurants offer for free, usually water and or tea.

Personal or other miscellaneous expenses 

Payment Structure Agreement

$500 non-refundable deposit due at booking

50% of remaining costs due January 4, 2020

Final payment due February 3, 2020
Payment Options Check or debit/credit card
Stipend Possibilities To be determined
Additional Options Single room upgrade: $860
Course Options (Undergraduate Students ONLY) Enrollment: IDST 4002, Seminar with Public Service for Spring 2020
Passport/Visa Requirements

Valid passport required expiring no earlier than September 2020

  A visa may be required, depending on the country of origin issuing the passport. All students are responsible for obtaining correct travel documents.

Please note that the Laureate employee discount applies to tuition for IDST 4004E/IDST 4002 only if an employee is pursuing an undergraduate degree at a Laureate GPS university. Additionally, no trip (i.e., nontuition) expenses will be discounted for employee-students (by 70% or otherwise). In addition, all travel days are dependent on supervisor’s approval for time off.