Mount Fuji, Japan on a foggy day

CET Japan

  1. Program Details

    Study Japanese intensively in Osaka while living with a Japanese roommate who can offer you a local's knowledge of the city and culture while giving you ample opportunity to practice your Japanese. Complete a year of Japanese language in a single semester or summer, with semester students having the opportunity to take university courses alongside Japanese students.

    Location Osaka, Japan
    Term Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer Session
    Housing Apartment
    Credit Type Resident Credit
    Sponsor CET

    Program Eligibility

    GPA 3.0
    Student Type UofM Students
    Student Year Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
    Language No Language Prerequisite
  2. Program Structure

    CET is a Washington, DC-based organization that has been designing and administering innovative educational programs abroad since 1982. If you have questions, contact the CET Program Representative for the University of Minnesota, Janelle Bloss.

    Coursework

    Semester and Academic Year Program

    Osaka

    CET Japan

    Summer Program

    Osaka

    CET Japan Summer

  3. Dates & Deadlines

    Visit your affiliate's website for program dates and application deadlines. 

    Orientation Dates & Locations

    Orientation will be conducted in 2 parts: an online orientation, which is mandatory for all students, and an in-person session. You will receive more information about the online orientation via email. Failure to complete the online orientation will impact your ability to go abroad.

    The date for the in-person Fall semester 2020 & Academic Year 2020-2021 orientation session is as follows:

    Term Abroad Date/Time Location
    Fall 2021 TBD TBD
  4. How to Calculate the Total Program Fee

    To calculate your total program fee:

    Find your Affiliate program fee

    To locate CET's published program fees, visit their fees web page.

    Add APAAC
    Refer to the Affiliate Program Fees. Follow instructions on that page to determine your APAAC.

    Add International Health Insurance
    Multiply the number of months you will be away by $45.

    Subtract Affiliate Fee Reduction
    Visit the Affiliate Program Fees to determine the fee reduction you receive for being a University of Minnesota student.

    What is the APAAC?

    Students participating on affiliated programs are charged a program fee that is inclusive of the affiliate's program fee, University of Minnesota Advising, Placement, Academic, and Administrative Costs (APAAC) and international health insurance.The APAAC covers:

    • application processing
    • advising services, orientation
    • course registration
    • grade transfer and posting for resident credit
    • program billing and assistance with financial aid (when applicable)

    Based on these additional services and benefits, the total program fee may be higher than the affiliate's published program fee.

    Billing & Payments

    Visit Billing for information about the billing process for application fees, deposits, and program fees.

    Financial Aid & Scholarships

    Visit Financial Information for information on using financial aid and scholarships for study abroad.

     

    Each of our affiliated programs awards its own array of scholarships. While many are need-based, others are based on merit, location, academic area, or diversity criteria. Explore your options within specific affiliates' scholarship pages.

    Cancellation Policy

    Before you apply to or confirm your participation on this program, review the Learning Abroad Center's Cancellation Policy to inform yourself of the timeline and financial obligations for canceling.

     

  5. Center Name Crookston Learning Abroad Ctr
    Country Japan

    Submit

    This program will require additional approval steps for Spring 2021 due to COVID19. Connect with your LAC program contact for more information.

    University of Minnesota Student—apply

    Use your University of Minnesota internet ID and password to log into the Education Abroad application system. Your student account will be charged a $50 application fee.

    Complete

    After you submit your application, you will receive an email notification confirming that your application was received. Submitted applications are assigned an application checklist, which will include the following items:

    Submit to the Learning Abroad Center:

    • CET Home Institution Approval Form (completed with your name, program, and term on both sides)

    Next Steps

    1. Upon submitting the online application, you will receive an automated email message indicating your application was received.
    2. Follow the instructions on your application checklist to submit all of the items. Your application is not considered complete until all items on your application checklist are either received or waived.
    3. Complete the affiliate program's application requirements as applicable.
    4. Your completed application is reviewed by our program team. If nominated for participation, the Learning Abroad Center contacts the affiliate's staff to notify them of your status.
    5. You will be notified of an acceptance decision by email. If accepted, you will be assigned a confirmation checklist. Log in to the online application to review the confirmation checklist and submit the required items.
    6. Do not pay the affiliate’s confirmation deposit. The affiliate accepts the Learning Abroad Center’s deposit as indication of confirmation. The Learning Abroad Center deposit is submitted by completing the Confirmation and Payment Agreement found on the confirmation checklist assigned to you.
    7. If you decide not to continue with the application process, log in to the online application and submit a Cancel Request. You must also notify your affiliate of your cancellation.

    Once your application checklist is complete, your application is reviewed by our program team. You will be notified of an acceptance decision by email. If accepted, you will be assigned a confirmation checklist, which you will complete to confirm your participation in the program. If at any point you decide not to continue with the application process, login to the Education Abroad Application System and submit a cancellation request.
  6. Program Contact

    For further information or questions about this program, send an email to

    Thuy Doan or call at 612.626.8686.

COVID-19 Update

This program was canceled for spring semester 2021 due to COVID-19.