Global experience is now a crucial component of a comprehensive university education—a true “must-have” for students and universities alike. And you don’t have to do it alone. More than 300 colleges rely on WorldStrides’ expertise to create unique, short-term global experiences. Our clients include many top undergraduate and graduate programs from the U.S. and abroad, including 19 of the top 20 MBA programs.

WorldStrides is the oldest and most trusted educational travel provider in the country. Why? Here are a few reasons:


Experience Counts

There is no substitute for experience, and WorldStrides brings nearly 50 years to planning to your travel program. Click to read about our history here.


Our Global Reach

Our programs have traveled to more than 400+ destinations in more than 95 countries on 6 continents, and we’re always opening new markets for adventurous groups looking to see new parts of the world. Browse our most popular destinations.


A Personal Partnership

Each program is backed by a team of more than 800 professionals on five continents, but you will always have your own personal partner to customize your program, manage your account, and handle the day-to-day logistics of your group’s travel.


Our Turnkey Approach

You name it, we’ve thought of it. We’ll shoulder the burdens of risk management, business visits, visa processing, registration, and so much more.


Expert Risk Management

We hope you’ll never need it, but you’ll see our experience in action if an emergency happens abroad. We set the standard in our industry. Read more here.


Accredited Academic Content

WorldStrides is more than just logistics, and you’ll see this commitment throughout your program. Only WorldStrides is accredited by AdvancEd, a distinction that emphasizes the value of the academic content of our programs. Learn more here.

Recent News

    • Smithsonian and WorldStrides Announce University Travel Programs - CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – August 12, 2015 - WorldStrides and the Smithsonian Institution are proud to announce a collaboration in support of a unique new collection of educational travel programs for university groups.
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    • WorldStrides Unifies University Teams - CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – March 21, 2015 – To serve the university travel market, WorldStrides has integrated two teams working exclusively with university groups on short-term educational travel programs. Prior to the recent restructuring, our Capstone division worked primarily with professional
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    • New Risk Management Partner - CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA, February 17, 2015 – WorldStrides is pleased to announce a new partnership with iJET, an integrated risk management provider whose services will enhance WorldStrides’ reputation for peerless internal risk management operation. iJET’s business model delivers tailored solutions that
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