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Anthropology, Archaeology, & History

SAA’s anthropology, archaeology, and history programs are an exciting way for students to receive hands-on and in-person education in some of the most historically and culturally rich destinations in the world.

Students will visit some of the most famous archaeological sites while also interacting intimately with locals to learn the customs and traditions that shaped ancient civilizations that are sometimes still practiced today.

In our history programs, students will tour the heart of countries and major cities to discover the rich past and key events of your destination of choice.

In all programs, students will be given lessons during tours on the core subjects of the program, as well as optionally visit local universities to receive lectures.

Browse our most popular archaeology, anthropology, and history programs below, with links to view the full itinerary and request a personalized quote.

Available Destinations*

• Colombia
• Vietnam
• England
• France
• Germany
• Belgium
• Poland
• Peru
• Belize
• Guatemala

*We offer programs in over 24 countries worldwide. If you have another destination in mind for your program that is not included in this list, feel free to contact us to begin fully customizing your perfect itinerary.

Colombia: Anthropology

  • Gold Museum & Monserrate & Botero Museum
  • National Museum of Colombia
  • Social Drum Workshop on the Caribbean Beach
  • Anthropology Activity with Local Partners in the Native Arhuaco Community
  • Tayrona National Park Reflection session on the impact of globalization  on native communities
  • Guatapè Day Trip
  • Mathematics University Visit in Medellin

Vietnam: History 10 Days

  • Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
  • B52 Museum
  • DMZ, Airfield and Battlefield Tour
  • Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Mekong River Delta Excursion
  • Halong Bay Cruise
  • Water Puppet Show
  • Floating Market & Local Village
  • Historical & Cultural Walking Tours

Vietnam: History 15 Days

  • Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
  • B52 Museum
  • DMZ, Airfield and Battlefield Tour
  • Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Mekong River Delta Excursion
  • Halong Bay Cruise
  • Water Puppet Show
  • Phong Nha National Park
  • Floating Market & Local Village
  • Cao Dai Temple
  • Stone Handicraft Village
  • Historical & Cultural Walking Tours

England: World History

  • British Museum
  • Churchill War Rooms
  • London Bridge
  • Churchill War Rooms
  • Imperial War Museum
  • Bletchley Park
  • HMS Belfast
  • Leeds Industrial Museum
  • York Castle Museum
  • National Railway Museum
  • London Sightseeing Bus Tour & River Cruise

England, France, Belgium & Germany: World War II

  • Paris Historical & Cultural Walking Tour
  • Day Trip in Normandy
  • Caen Memorial
  • Museum of the Surrender & Square des Victimes de la Gestapo
  • Bastogne War Museum & Mardasson Memorial
  • Third Reich & WWII Walking Tour in Munich
  • Dachau  Concentration Camp
  • Zugspitze Day Trip

France: World History

  • Musée de la Libération de Paris
  • Caen Memorial
  • Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
  • German Military Cemetery
  • Utah Beach Landing Museum
  • Mont Saint-Michel
  • Museum of the Battle of Normandy
  • THE 360° CINEMA
  • Caen Weekly Market

Poland: Liberal Arts & Science

  • Museum of Warsaw Uprising
  • Łazienki Królewskie Museum
  • Warsaw Ghetto
  • European Solidarity Centre
  • Nowa Huta Excursion
  • Auschwitz Camps & Museum
  • Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Local University Visit

Peru: Anthropology & Archaeology

  • Excursion to Machu Picchu
  • Willoq Local Community Visit
  • Larco Museum
  • Ollantaytambo Archeological Park
  • Ancient Inca Trail
  • Sacred Valley Excursion
  • Pisaq Archaeological Site
  • Archaeological Park of Sacsayhuamán Tipon & Pikillacta

Belize & Guatemala: Anthropology & Archaeology

  •  Caracol Maya Archaeological Site
  •  Tikal Maya Archaeological Site
  •  Actun Tunichil Muknal – ATM Caves
  •  Xunantunich Maya Archaeological Site
  •  Snorkeling Excursion Hol Chan
  •  Marine Reserve
  •  Traditional Chocolate Making Experience

All of our programs are 100% customizable.

Looking for another area of study or destination? We are always expanding to new fields and countries around the globe.
Contact us to get started building a fully-customized itinerary. Tell us your dream program and we’ll make it a reality!