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Alumni College Abroad

International and domestic College-sponsored travel is prohibited through December 31. Therefore, Swarthmore College has formally withdrawn faculty support and sponsorship from all remaining Alumni College Abroad trips scheduled for 2020. We encourage alumni booked on any upcoming trips to contact their tour provider for additional information on cancellations and refunds. 


Icelandic Interlude & the Northern Lights

March 10-14, 2021

Hosted by Jessé Rivera, visiting assistant professor of Astronomy

Young Alumni Thailand Island Hopper West

April 9-17, 2021

Scottish Isles & Norwegian Fjords

June 13–21, 2021

Hosted by Dominic Tierney, Associate Professor of Political Science and a senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute

Under the Midnight Sun: Arctic Expedition

June 16–26, 2021

Alaska's Glacier & the Inside Passage

July 26–Aug. 2, 2021

California Rail Discovery

August 11–17, 2021

Ancient Civilizations: Adriatic & Aegean Odyssey

September 17–25, 2021

Hosted by Sibelan Forrester, Professor of Modern and Classical Languages and Russian

Southwest National Parks

September 2021

Discover Egypt & the Nile Valley by Dahabiya

September 30-October 14, 2021

Hosted by Tariq al-Jamil, Associate Professor of Religion & Coordinator of Islamic Studies Program

Château de Camon: Exploring the Languedoc Region of France

October 8–16, 2021

Hosted by Patricia Reilly, Associate Professor of Art History

Wild Galapagos Adventure

October 9-15, 2021

Hosted by Vince Formica, Assistant Professor of Evolutionary biology


October 31-November 10, 2021

Maíz, Mole, & Mezcal: a Culinary Journey in Oaxaca

December 27, 2021-January 2, 2022

Wild Belize Escape

February 2022

Madrid & Andalucía

March 2022

Antiquities of the Red Sea & the Aegean Sea

April 2022

Greece: the Land of Gods & Heroes

October 2022

Hosted by Patricia Reilly, Associate Professor of Art History

The Danube: Vienna to Bucharest

October 2022

Vietnam by Sea & Angkor Wat

November 2022




Past trip photos:

Swarthmore alumni in Greece

Greece, October 2019

alumni on boat near Cuba
alumni together in Iceland
alumni together in Russia

Russia, August 2018

alumni together in Iceland

Iceland, March 2019

gorilla in Africa

South Africa – Namibia – Botswana – Zimbabwe, March 2019 with Professor of History Timothy Burke

group Antarctica photo

group Antarctica photo 2020

Greece, October 2019

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