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CET Academic Programs (CET) is a non-profit organization that has provided international education abroad programs for US college students since 1982. This is a general page for applications into CET programs that do not have their country-specific program pages. Check Program Search by country and apply using country-specific CET program code when available.

CET has programs in 16 locations worldwide. Semester, summer, and multi-destination programs are approved. January term and virtual programs are not approved. For a full list of programs visit the CET website.

CET offers traditional classroom-based learning as well as internships. Many of their programs include language instruction.

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Area(s) of Study

  • Architecture
  • General Engineering
  • Music
  • Social Science
  • Art Education
  • Geological Sciences
  • Natural Sciences
  • Social Work
  • Communication
  • Humanities
  • Public Health
  • Undergraduate Studies
  • Foreign Language Education
  • Liberal Arts

Sponsored by CET - a UT Affiliate

Academic Information

Courses are taught by local instructors at an CET center or a university partner in locations all over the world. See CET website for details.

Language(s) of Instruction



Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - Yes
  • Internship - Yes


Most CET programs will offer students a choice of housing: homestay, apartment or dorm. See website for details.

Open To

Students from all colleges and schools

Program Cost

See CET website for details. Students pay all program fees directly to CET. Students will pay $75 application fee, $600 affiliated studies fee and $19 per week for UT overseas insurance. Housing and some food is often included in program fee. The dates below ARE NOT the actual date of the program. See CET website for exact dates & deadlines.


- Spring
  • Program: February 23, 2023 to May 22, 2023
  • Instructional: February 23, 2023 to May 22, 2023
  • Final Deadline: October 15, 2022
- Summer Whole
  • Program: June 1, 2023 to August 15, 2023
  • Instructional: June 1, 2023 to August 15, 2023
  • Priority Deadline: February 15, 2023
  • Final Deadline: March 1, 2023
- Fall
  • Program: July 11, 2023 to December 21, 2023
  • Instructional: July 11, 2023 to December 21, 2023
  • Priority Deadline: March 15, 2022
  • Final Deadline: May 1, 2022

Application Code


Program Coordinator

Cristabella Trimble-Quiz

Additional Resources

Program Website
Academic Credit
Information Session

Next Step

1) View mandatory advising videos: Explore: Education Abroad 101. Attend a live EA Q&A to ask questions. 2) View the Ready to Apply video. 3) Self-authorize your application via the Get Started link below and apply! Find advising videos, Q&A events at

Program information above is subject to change