SAA’s STEM programs allow students to learn about research, technologies, and science on the cutting-edge of their fields while traveling abroad to learn from experts, which allows them to gain an international perspective on their area of study.

The programs are structured to give students in-depth education in their field by visiting universities to attend lectures, participating in research projects, and going into the field to learn about the leading problems and possible solutions in STEM today.

Many fields within STEM have become globalized, as scientists and leaders in the fields around the world collaborate with each other to solve the world’s problems, make it a better place, and innovate in new areas of technology. Students studying STEM abroad are able to expand their knowledge and expertise to become part of this international community and be ready to take part in leading the way to new scientific and technological discoveries and innovations.

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

Available Destinations*

• Costa Rica
• Germany
• Switzerland

*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.

Costa Rica: Sustainability through Renewable Energy

  • 7 Nights of Accommodation
  • Daily Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner
  • Entrance to All Venues
  • All Ground Transportation
  • Full-Time Professional Bilingual Guide & Assistance
  • Travelers Insurance
  • Rincon de la Vieja National Park Naturalist Tour
  • Geothermal Plant Tour
  • Biomass Plant Tour or Renewable Energy Company Tour
  • Solar Farm Tour
  • Wind Farm Tour
  • Presa Sangregado Dam Hydro Energy Plant Tour
  • Forest Experimental Station Horizon Tour
  • Guanacaste Beach Excursion
  • Rio Fortuna Waterfall
  • Arenal Volcano National Park
  • Baldi Hot Springs
  • Canopy Ziplining
  • Central & Artisanal Markets

Germany: Engineering

  • 12 Nights of Accommodation
  • Roundtrip Airfare
  • Daily Continental Breakfast
  • 2 Traditional Dinners
  • All Ground Transportation
  • Full-Time Guide & Assistance
  • Travelers Insurance
  • Historical & Cultural Walking Tours
  • 3 Business Visits
  • Hundertwasser’s Waldspirale
  • Heidelberg Castle
  • Museum of Military History
  • Solar Boat Cruise
  • Solarpark Bruhrain
  • Lecture at Innovation Academy
  • Deutsches Museum

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!