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

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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 witness firsthand a country peacefully emerge from a political transformation. It is in Tunisia that they can study Arabic and use their skills to form lasting friendships with welcoming locals. It is in Tunisia that they 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 (fall or spring)
  • Tunisian roommates, language partners, and extensive interaction with the local community
  • Beautiful, friendly, navigable city on the Mediterranean Sea
  • No language prerequisite

Read about a day in the life of one former CET Tunisia student.

Study Abroad in Tunis, Tunisia: Details

Semester Fall 2013 Spring 2014 Summer 2014 Fall 2014
Application Deadline 05/01/13 11/01/13 03/01/14 05/01/14
Program Length 15 weeks 15 weeks 8 weeks 15 weeks
Arrival Date 08/29/13 01/23/14 06/01/14 08/28/14
Program Break TBA TBA NA TBA
Departure Date 12/14/13 05/09/14 07/26/14 12/13/14
Program Fee $13,990 $14,990 $7,490 $14,990
Recommended Credits 16 16 8 16