It's time to take your education a little further with Continuing Education's GO LEARN program. Our mission is to combine education with a vacation to facilitate deeper connections between travelers and the communities they visit through unique and authentic experience.

Our edu-vacations allow you to explore the world with hand-selected U of U faculty who are experts at bringing local and international destinations to life. As you travel with GO LEARN, you'll be immersed into an exciting new culture with like-minded travelers who share your passion for exploration.

Explore the world with us!

Upcoming Tours

Russia

Russia: History and Arts of an Empire

August 28–September 8, 2017

Let the Russian empire come alive with this long-awaited voyage to Russia. Professor Gene Fitzgerald will take you through Russian history and literature as you explore storied kremlins, ancient cathedrals, and modern Russian life.
Voyage to Russia »

Greece

Greece: Islands of the Gods

October 1–14, 2017

We sail again on an Aegean odyssey to fully explore Greece's iconic islands! Our journey will take us from the Acropolis to sailing to quaint villages as we uncover the mysteries of this amazing land.
Sail the Greek Isles »

London

London on Stage

October 5–14, 2017

If you missed out on our previous London theatre experiences, don't miss this one!
Find yourself in London »

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Paris, The Jazz Age

October 8–14, 2017

A feast for the senses and the intellect! Create your own story as you dig into the artistic, literary, and culinary traditions of this most historic capital. Come along and be captivated by the City of Lights!
Walk the streets of Paris »

Oaxaca

Oaxaca: Ring in the New Year

December 27, 2017—January 2, 2018

Visit the the "land of the seven moles", see how mezcal is made, explore ancient ruins, and celebrate 2018 in style!
Celebrate New Years in Oaxaca »

Cuba

Cuba Revealed

January 27—Feburary 3, 2018

Come with us and see what this amazing island is all about. Our U of U Cuba expert, Dr. Al Campbell, will show us the culture, politics, delight, and intrigue that make this place so fascinating. Come explore our most unknown neighbor!
Discover the magical island of Cuba »

Visit Normandy with Go Learn

D-Day and the Race Across France

May 13—20, 2018

Unfold WWII history in France as you learn about the risks, the alternatives, the decisions, and the people forever tied to the D-Day outcome.
Explore WWII history »

Discover Washington DC with Go Learn

Washington DC

May 20—25, 2018

Journey to our nation's capital to get a unique perspective on the media, news agencies, and politics with our incredibly knowledgeable (and well-connected!) leaders.
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Berlin, Prague, Vienna

Historic Borderlands: Berlin, Prague, Vienna

June 18—29, 2018

Travel with us and enjoy the highlights that Berlin, Prague, and Vienna have to offer, as well as take a thorough journey off the beaten path across central Europe. This is Borderlands history and culture at their best!
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Guatemala

Explore the Maya: Guatemala & Honduras

June 25—July 7, 2018

Come with us and share the color and the beauty of Maya culture, past and present. Explore Maya art, architecture, ritual life, and mythology, climb a pyramid, and feel the rainforest.
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China

July 2018

Explore the architectural treasures of Beijing, and then journey to the rural Tibetan Plateau to explore the food, culture, and Buddhist architecture of this incredible and picturesque region.
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Iceland

July 22—28, 2018

Explore thermal pools, volcanoes, mountain ranges and coastlines with U of U Geologist Dr. Holly Godsey. Come learn about the natural processes that formed the island, as well enjoy spectacular meals, relaxing accommodations, and spectacular vistas in the Land of Fire and Ice.
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See London's theatre

London on Stage

October 4—13, 2018

Get the hottest tickets in the greatest theatre city on earth! See blockbuster plays in intimate venues by night, and explore London’s hidden gems by day. Our professors will make sure you discover a side of London you’ve never seen before.
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One's destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things. Henry Miller

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Posted 14 Jul 2017

After a lovely voyage in the mountains, we headed to the city of Nara. Nara was once the capital of Japan, and it has beautiful old buildings, and nar ... Read More >>

... the day we topped a hill at noontime and the land fell away in a panorama ... gazing on fields of blood red poppies, as far as the eye could see, blooming in the sun even to the reaches of an ancient church where the Camino winded, and the three of us—mother, father and daughter—hugged on the roadside with heartfelt joy, this after the hard ride. We sipped wine and broke bread in the cloister marked by the cross of St. James. It was good, this life.
Michael G., Spain 2013 participant

Our expertise

Come and travel with us! Our guided travel edu-vacations are led by hand-selected U of U faculty who are experts at bringing local and international destinations to life. Discover new lands, new cultures, new people and new experiences with us!

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Go Learn is an educational travel program for the inquisitive learner. With the world as our classroom, we offer boutique travel experiences steeped in discovery. Participants explore topics, lands and issues with intimate travel groups led by University of Utah experts.

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Who are the people behind Go Learn? Meet our staff!

Traveling with Tim Slover and Jane England was like having local experts to guide us. Whether it was standing on the lawn outside Parliament, in front of a painting at the National Gallery, in the Grecian room at the British Museum or on the tube en route to Othello, when Tim spoke to brief us even the Brits gathered around to listen.
George S., London 2013 participant