Want to use international experience to build an amazing resume? Why not pursue an internship at a company or organization in Shanghai? Students in CET Shanghai get to understand the rewards and challenges of working abroad. They also undertake coursework that provides an academic context for their internship. Life with a Chinese roommate provides the opportunity to engage with Chinese culture outside of the workplace. This program is open to students of all majors and all language levels.
This program is for students who want to step out of their comfort zone and come to understand Brazil from a local perspective. The basic curriculum is a combination of Portuguese language courses and electives taught in English, but intermediate and advanced students may opt for full immersion by taking direct enroll courses in Portuguese alongside Brazilian peers. Excursions provide insider's access, allowing students to engage with Brazilian society as actors, not spectators. Students of all Portuguese language levels and majors are welcome.
Want to study in one of Italy's most beautiful and cosmopolitan cities in an academically challenging environment? With CET Florence, the city provides inspiration--and field trip destinations--for top-notch classes. Because the program is affiliated with Vanderbilt University, you can be assured of a seamless credit transfer process that will help you stay on track for graduation. CET Florence is open to all majors. The program size is small, so you can be sure your professors will take an individual approach and that you will experience Florence like a local.
Longing to devote a full semester to photography, study with a master photography educator and live in a city teeming with photographic inspiration? CET Photography students absorb Czech culture and artistic influences and develop their photography portfolio by taking courses--and using cutting-edge resources--at FAMU, the Film and Television School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. The CET Photography program is open to students with academic background in photography.
Want to improve your Arabic fluency by leaps and bounds? CET Jordan provides just the context with rigorous courses in both formal and informal Arabic, language partners, local roommates and a full-time language pledge. Arabic-based content courses and excursions--around Amman and throughout Jordan--add a level of understanding so that by the end of the term students are able to "think in the culture." This program is for serious students with at least 2 semesters of previous Arabic language study.
Ready for a study abroad experience that includes rigorous academics and takes advantage of an off-the-beaten-path location? CET Siena is for Italy-lovers who are ready to make a full year's worth of Italian language progress and to delve deeper into their understanding of Italian culture through electives in history of art, studio art, film, literature and politics. Local roommates or homestays and a faculty-led Traveling Seminar open additional windows to Italian culture. University of Virginia oversees academics, making this program a good fit for serious students of all majors and Italian language levels. This program is open to students from all colleges and universities.
Want an intensive academic environment where your Chinese language skills are the top priority? CET Beijing students speak only Chinese and live with a Chinese roommate. All classes are centered around Chinese language learning--from language instruction to auxiliary classes in Chinese TV, character writing, newspaper, business and literature. This program is for serious students of all language levels, from beginners to heritage learners. The January Term is open to students with at least 3 semesters of previous Chinese language study.
Ready to expand your Japanese language skills both in class and during free time? The CET Japan program is designed to maximize language improvement and allows students to complete at least a full year of university-level Japanese each term. The flexible curriculum includes options for electives in Japanese or in English. Japanese language learners of all levels and majors are welcome to attend the fall and spring programs. The summer program has a full-time language pledge and is open to students with at least 2 previous semesters of Japanese language.
Seeking a program pushing the boundaries of art? Prefer a small program setting surrounded by a vibrant arts scene? CET New Media students take one-of-a-kind courses at the FAMU Center for Audio Visual Studies (CAS), an art school within a film school. Moving-image works take front stage as students complete a project "beyond cinema" in areas like video installation, conceptual artworks, experimental documentary, and expanded-to-database cinema. This program is open to all majors and is a good fit for independent students wishing to devote a semester to pursuing their own new media project.