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Toppers at Sea 2014


toppers at sea 2014


Summer 2014
mv explorer


Toppers at Sea 2014
The Climate Change Challenge


The MV Explorer

  • The MV Explorer is operated by the Institute for Shipboard Education with the University for Virginia.
  • The ship is a state-of-the-art floating campus, open to voyagers of all ages. Opportunities for learning are at the heart of the ISE voyages.
  • Everyone will participate in pre-port briefings led by experts.
  • Learn more about the ship.



  • The program package will include a Standard Cabin based on double occupancy.  Upgrades may be available at additional cost.
  • Cabins -  Learn More



  • While the amenities are available to all  voyages, none are included in the program fee.
  • Check them out


Prepare for your voyage

Everyone needs to know what to bring and how to pack.  Here are suggestions.


Emergency Contact

ISE employs a 24-hour answering service that will direct calls after business hours and on weekends by calling 1-800-854-0195.


Contact Study Abroad & Global Learning right away.

Program Leaders


  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Lerwick, United Kingdom (Shetland Islands)
  • Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Isafjordur, Iceland
  • Akureyri, Iceland
  • Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Southampton, England (Disembark)


  • Summer 2014
    May 30 - June 15


  • $3,689 - $3,898
    *Airfare not included.

Program Downloads



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