CET’s parent organization, Academic Travel Abroad (ATA), is a Washington, DC-based international travel company that specializes in operating customized travel programs for educational and cultural organizations. With over 60 years of experience, ATA has mastered the art of providing deluxe, sophisticated travel programs that feature unique entrée and access for alumni, major donors, and patrons. ATA’s client list includes many prestigious cultural and nonprofit organizations, and many of the nation’s most renowned universities.
CET is known for high program standards, strong academics, a nimble and collaborative approach to partnerships, and supportive student services. As the only US provider to house students with local roommates in each of its locations, CET integrates students into their overseas communities and facilitates development of lasting relationships with local hosts. As an environmentally conscientious organization, CET seeks to adopt sustainable measures across its operations. And through its commitment to inclusion, CET seeks and encourages the participation of students from diverse backgrounds, ensuring a welcoming, hospitable program environment that promotes student learning.