Program Details

A+ World Academy is a high school and gap year program at sea. We give 62 11th grade, 12th grade, and gap year students the opportunity to sail the globe to over 20 destinations aboard the world's oldest fully rigged tall ship.
Multi-Country Programs, Multi-Country Programs; Programs at Sea, Programs at Sea
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
High School
Academic Year

Program Overview

Program Description:

A+ World Academy is one of the most unique international boarding schools in the world. We give 62 11th and 12th grade students as well as gap year students the opportunity to take courses in a school at sea that travels the globe to more than 15 port cities on the oldest fully-rigged sailing ship in the world. We offer a challenging, rigorous, one of a kind program that develops students into global citizens and leaders with grit, resilience, and perseverance. 

We offer Advanced Placement courses, as well as our own signature program that includes field studies, guest lecturers and a learning optimization seminar. Through small classes, a 7:1 teacher-student ratio, university guidance, individual student profiles and student support around the clock, we offer an education adapted to your needs.

A+ World Academy is more than a high school. In addition to preparing our you  for continued university studies, we offer an environment that stimulates personal growth. Through unparalleled interactions with peers, teachers and people from around the world, you obtain global insight that no other school can offer.

Our program is demanding, and not for everyone. Not only are you a student at the school, but you take part in sailing the world’s oldest operating fully-rigged Tall Ship. You will be given challenging chores, but also have experiences that you will benefit from later in life. As part of a crew that needs to work together for a year, you will learn not only about sailing and seamanship, but also about cooperation, leadership and teamwork.

Tuition & Fees EUR 57,900
The information below applies to the 2020/2021 school year.
Application Fee 150 Euros*

Additional Program Information

Scholarships Description:
Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence, and will be awarded after a successful application.