Ocean College

Requirements and Application

Apply now and make sure to get a spot on the journey of your lifetime!


  • As a student, to take part in the October 2018 trip, you should be at least 15 years old at the start of the journey
  • Curiosity and interest in other countries, cultures and people
  • Previous knowledge in sailing ist not required


  • Letter of motivation: Why do you want to travel with us at Ocean College? What are your expectations for us and the journey? What can you bring to the ship with your personality, skills and talents? The aim of the letter of motivation, is not only for us to get to know you, but also to know that you’ve thoroughly thought through your reasoning and will to be on this trip
  • School certificate: Please send us the last testimony / certificate that you received from your school

You can apply through our online application form here!

More information about the trip can be found here!

Preparation weekend

Are you still unsure and would like to join us on our ship for a weekend?

Join us during our preparation weekend onboard our ship, the Regina Maris from 25th – 27th of May 2018!

Trip 2018/19

Start of the Ocean College winter journey 2018: Sunday 14.10.2018

From Amsterdam to France and Tenerife, across the Atlantic Ocean to the Caribbean. Costa Rica, Yucatán, Cuba and via the Acores back to Northern Germany on the Regina Maris. Including land projects on the Canaries, in Central America & on Cuba (rain forest excursions, living in host families, learning Spanish, coffee and sugar cane harvest and much more)!