Students in Brazil live in apartments with CET peers and local roommates. The local roommates are scholarship students from our host universities Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Sao Paulo and Fundação Getúlio Vargas.
Students can participate in extra-curricular activities like family dinners, sports games and tournaments, and aperitivi (a happy hour with appetizers) to connect with Italian college students and other locals. CET Florence students can also opt to live in a homestay with a Florentine family.
Jordan students live with CET peers and share a building with jiran (neighbors). The jiran are Jordanian peers who are current students or recent graduates from local universities around Amman. Jiran organize activities in their apartments or around the city to facilitate language practice, cultural learning, and overall support.
Prague students live with CET peers and have a Czech roommate either in their apartment or in the same building. Czech roommates are local university students that organize regular “Czech Tables” to introduce Czech language, culture, or the city to CET students.
CET Colombia students share apartments with CET peers and local Colombian students from Universidad del Valle.
CET Japan and AICAD students share their housing with CET peers and undergraduate students from Osaka Gakuin University.
Students in Beijing, Shanghai, Harbin, and Kunming share a dormitory with a local student from the program’s host university.
Siena students can choose to live in an apartment with CET peers and a local roommate, or a homestay with a Sienese family. Homestay students also have the opportunity to bond with their host families over shared meals.
Over the years, we’ve built a strong network of locally-based faculty that we’re proud to call our peers. These faculty make up our Academic Consultation Board—a select group of local voices and thought leaders that help advise and shape components of the CET Jordan program.
Board members support the program in many ways, including but not limited to: