CET Academic Programs is a study abroad organization based in Washington, DC that has been operating innovative educational programs abroad since 1982. Staffed by over 60 full-time employees, CET offers semester and summer study abroad programs in Argentina, Brazil, China, the Czech Republic, India, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Taiwan and Vietnam, as well as short-term, customized programs worldwide. CET is known for strong academics, professional program management, and supportive student services. In addition to its distinctive local roommate program that integrates students into their overseas communities, CET is proud of its environmentally conscientious policies and practices, and its commitment to inclusive excellence.
Seeking to challenge yourself as an artist in a new context? The AICAD in Japan program is for students from schools within the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD). Studio Arts courses give you the tools you need to expand your portfolio. Japanese language courses, area studies courses and local roommates all provide support to help you thrive in this new environment. Students of all Japanese language levels and AICAD schools are welcome.
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The program fee does not include transportation to/from Japan and to/from campus and meals.
Still wondering how to budget for your time abroad? CET offers scholarships, and CET staff is happy to provide advice on keeping discretionary purchases to a minimum (i.e., they can tell you where to get cheap eats).