Innovative gap year programs
Now accepting applications for our Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 semesters and Latitudes Year.
Carpe Diem Education offers expertly designed gap year programs to 5 continents and 18 countries around the world.
We provide students an opportunity to explore some of the most fascinating regions on Earth, each offering a unique culturally immersive experience. Through educational curriculum designed to challenge perspectives, enrich cross-cultural understanding, and inspire personal growth, students reignite their passion for learning.
Our Semester Programs
Immersive 3 month group semester programs.
Our Latitudes Year Program
An immersive 3 month group semester followed
by an in-depth individual Focused Volunteer Placement.
The Carpe Diem Experience
Carpe Diem inspires growth and transformation through culturally immersive gap year experiences. Our programs include:
Develop real-world knowledge and skills through active, hands-on learning and taking time for reflection.
Grow as an individual and as a community by living and learning with others.
Expand your perspective and enrich your world view by engaging with different cultures.
What Makes Us Unique
Our programs combine hands-on learning, thematic studies, personal development, and reflective activities to diversify perspectives and inspire growth and transformation.
"I can say with confidence that my gap year has been the best year of my life."
"Hands down the most meaningful and powerful journey I’ve ever been on."