Study Abroad in Tunisia: Intensive Arabic Language & Culture Studies in Tunisia


Tunis, Tunisia: Is this study abroad program for you? Tunisia is one of study abroad’s best-kept secrets. It is in Tunisia that students can study Arabic and use their skills to form lasting friendships with welcoming locals. It is in Tunisia that students can witness firsthand a country peacefully emerge from a political transformation. It is in Tunisia that students can enjoy a slow-paced lifestyle and long stretches of beaches on the Mediterranean Sea. CET Tunisia is a small program that can be easily customized to meet individual student learning needs. It is open to all levels of Arabic language learners, even absolute beginners.

Study Abroad in Tunis, Tunisia: Features

  • Intensive Arabic language courses (MSA and dialect) that cover one year of Arabic, and an Arabic language pledge
  • Official Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) scores for a résumé or graduate school application
  • Middle East studies courses taught in English or French (new in 2015!)
  • Tunisian roommates, language partners, and extensive interaction with the local community
  • Beautiful, friendly, navigable city on the Mediterranean Sea
  • No language prerequisite

Curious about life in Tunisia? Read about “a day in the life” of one former CET Tunisia student.

Study Abroad in Tunis, Tunisia: Details

Semester Fall 2014 Spring 2015 Summer 2015 Fall 2015
Application Deadline 05/01/14 11/01/14 03/01/15 Extended to
Program Length 15 weeks 15 weeks 8 weeks 15 weeks
Arrival Date 08/28/14 01/16/15 05/24/15 08/29/15
Program Break TBA Mar 14-21 NA Oct 17-24
Departure Date 12/13/14 05/02/15 07/17/15 12/12/15
Program Fee $14,990 $14,990 $7,490 $14,990
Recommended Credits 16 16 8 16