Why WorldStrides

WorldStrides is more than just a company. We’re a bunch of like-minded travelers with a lust for learning, connecting cultures, and creating change. We know-and witness every day-the transformative power of travel and strive to give our students the most impactful experiences possible. That’s why all our programs are carefully curated, come with unique and exclusive experiences, and are led by local guides who know each location better than most could imagine. 

Speaking of impact, Corporate Social Responsibility at WorldStrides means building an inclusive and sustainable community by providing educational travel and experiential learning programs world-wide, while being socially, environmentally, and ethically responsible. We do this by executing on initiatives that create a meaningful impact on our people, participants, and communities.

The leader in educational travel and experiences, we have more than fifty years of experience helping participants see the world-and themselves-in new ways. How many participants? Over nine million!

We also offer a wide variety of experiential learning programs, including study abroad and service-learning. And since our alumni get discounts to future programs, you can take a gap with WorldStrides next fall and then spend a semester down the road in South Korea or any of the 30+ countries we offer programs, all while saving on your next semester abroad. 

With WorldStrides, you can expect a life-changing experience, but you can also expect more.


Support When You

Need It

We're there when you need us, and if the unexpected happens, we bring a can-do mindset to get things back on track quickly.



Track Record

Our network, knowledge, planning and industry-leading infrastructure provide the confidence and peace of mind that only come from experience.



at the Core

Our goal is to provide moments that delight and open up the world of learning.

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