Study Abroad in Vietnam: Public Health & Service-Learning in Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnamese child peeking over father's shoulder

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: CET Vietnam is for students interested in witnessing international development up close. As an emerging Asian nation, Vietnam faces local challenges that have global relevance—public health infrastructure, deforestation, long-term economic and health impacts of war. CET Vietnam students have the opportunity to not only examine these challenges, but gain hands-on experience trying to solve them. They conduct service-learning, take multidisciplinary electives, learn Vietnamese, and live with English-speaking local roommates. This is a program for reflective, curious, challenge-seeking students. There is no language prerequisite.

Study Abroad in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: Features

  • Service-learning internships in a variety of social sectors, including Public Health (hospital internships may be possible for students with medical experience)
  • Electives in Public Health, Asian Studies, International Relations and other disciplines
  • Vietnamese language classes at all levels
  • English-speaking local roommates
  • No language prerequisite

Study Abroad in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: Details

Semester Fall 2014 Spring 2015 Summer 2015 Fall 2015
Application Deadline 05/01/14 11/01/14 03/01/15 05/01/15
Program Length 15 weeks 16 weeks 8 weeks 16 weeks
Arrival Date 08/27/14 02/04/15 06/10/15 08/26/15
Program Break TBA Apr 6-10 NA Oct 19-23
Departure Date 12/10/14 05/29/15 08/10/15 12/14/15
Program Fee $16,490 $16,990 $7,790 $16,990
Recommended Credits 15 14 to 18 8 14 to 18