Students traveling

Star treks.

There’s a whole planet to explore. Travel courses at Oxford combine academics with experience. Travel to learn and contribute to various communities at locations in Georgia, the US and around the world.

These courses not only provide you a rigorous academic experience but expose you to unique opportunities for personal development. From learning how to analytically assess real-life situations to honing the social skills to be an effective leader, our travel courses will push you to grow.

Oxford students can choose from several courses, across disciplines, that contain a travel component. Work closely with Oxford faculty on campus throughout the semester and complete the course while traveling for 8-12 days during one of the breaks.

In addition to travel for courses, Oxford offers noncredit programs such as Global Connections and Journeys.

In Global Connections, students explore and connect their spiritual, religious and personal convictions by examining issues of justice including peace, poverty, human rights, and the environment.

Journeys allows students travel to communities in the US and abroad that have a history of conflict, violence, or exploitation.

Travel as course work

Oxford has more than a dozen courses that have a travel component, some as close as downtown Atlanta and others as far as South America. Two popular courses include:

Evolution of Revolution

Follow the unique history and evolution of Cuban concepts of revolution from independence through present day. Travel to Havana, Matanzas, and Playa Girón in Cuba.

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Greece and the Rise of Modernity

Study the development of Western thought from ancient Greece, to the Italian Renaissance, to contemporary Europe. Travel to Athens, Rome, and Florence, Italy.

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