Travel, Learn, Grow: Study Abroad with Walden

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 all the logistics.

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


  Study abroad in Costa Rica

Travel and Serve in Costa Rica

Study abroad in Russia

Discover Russia and the Baltics

Study abroad in Italy and Greece

Italy and Greece EducationalTour

Overview From helping schools to protecting the rain forest, immerse yourself in local life while contributing 30 hours of community service. Choose from five service options based on your interests. From the czars’ palaces and the Kremlin to the Gothic churches of Tallinn, explore Russian, Baltic, and Nordic cultures on an educational tour that takes you to Russia, Estonia, and Finland. From the Sistine Chapel to the Acropolis, join expert local guides as you explore the history, culture, and art of Italy and Greece.
Itinerary San Jose, Costa Rica
Sarqpiqui, Costa Rica
Tortuguero, Costa Rica
Moscow, Russia
St. Petersburg, Russia
Tallinn, Estonia
Helsinki, Finland
Rome, Italy
Sorrento, Italy
Pompeii, Italy
Patras. Greece
Delphi, Greece
Athens, Greece
Program/Travel Cost $1,922;
does not include airfare
does not include airfare
potential for an additional cost of $100-200 depending on departure city
Date of Trip April 12-21, 2014  July 17-27, 2014  October 4-13, 2014
Registration Deadline Registration is now closed. Registration is now closed. This Trip is Full.

Please note that the Laureate employee discount applies to tuition for IDST 4004E/IDST 4002E 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.

  • Study Abroad with Walden

    Walden’s study abroad trips take educators and students to popular historical and cultural sites across the world.

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  • Study Abroad Webinar

    Watch a free information session on the study abroad trips to Russia and Costa Rica. Get a glimpse of these exciting adventures that will expand your learning beyond the classroom.

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  • Talking About Study Abroad

    Hear what learners are saying about our 2012 China tour!

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  • “One of the most inspiring moments during the China trip happened while sharing a meal with a family in their home. Seeing how this middle-class family made do with what we would have considered a hardship was quite humbling.”

    Brian Feely
    Ph.D. in Human Services Student

  • Small group travel: Why?

    Walden’s Study Abroad program is limited to 35 participants per tour, ensuring an enjoyable experience for each learner.