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Classes and course materials
Activities and excursions, including trip to Beijing
Vetted homestay placement with a local family
Comprehensive insurance plan
CET Grade Report and an official transcript from Dickinson College
Spend your summer getting a global perspective in China!
Discover China on an engaging pre-college program that will transform the way you see the world. Through a 4-week course, examine how global issues impact local communities, exploring topics such as identity, environmental sustainability, and public health in a Chinese context. Share your learning in discussion with a global cohort, connected across 6 program locations around the world.
Experience daily life while living in a homestay with a family in Shanghai and through immersive activities in the community. Practice your Chinese language skills in and out of the classroom and make memories on group excursions to Hangzhou and Beijing.
Through it all, experienced CET staff are there to support you every step of the way. And when the summer ends, you return home with new friends, college credit, and the confidence, independence, and problem-solving skills you need to succeed in college and beyond!
- 20 hours of Chinese language instruction (no previous language experience required)
- Live in a homestay and experience daily life in Shanghai as locals do
- Excursions and activities such as a food tour, flying kites, visiting temples, wrapping dumplings, tea sampling, and more
- Take a 4-day trip with your group to Beijing and experience the Great Wall
- Earn college credit on an official transcript from Dickinson College
CET Academic Programs Scholarships
CET is a study abroad provider with locations in Brazil, China, Colombia, the Czech Republic, Italy, Jordan, and Taiwan.
CET offers scholarships and financial assistance for their high school abroad, gap year abroad, and college study abroad programs. Financial assistance and scholarships are need and merit based.
Upon applying to any CET program, you'll gain access to CET's scholarships application.