Mission statement: …reaching out to encourage a lifelong journey of global peace and understanding

Council for Educational Travel, U.S.A. (CETUSA) is a non-profit, global exchange organization dedicated to helping people from different cultures develop more compassion and understanding for one another.

Since 1995, together with international partners and academic institutions from over 50 countries, CETUSA has helped tens of thousands of students, families, young professionals and employers benefit from the integration of diverse cultures. Our programs provide a unique opportunity to share the experiences of daily living, education and professional life. CETUSA programs help to improve mutual understanding and communication between people in the United States and other nations of the world.

CETUSA’s vision is to build a world of global friendships through high-quality, global exchange experiences by providing reliable, compassionate support to all program participants. We believe in a program based on integrity, knowledge and open, honest communication; this is the foundation on which we set the industry standard of excellence!

CETUSA operates all of its programs in accordance with the regulations of the United States Department of State and is designated to issue the DS-2019 enabling program participants to obtain the J-1 visa. We are fully accredited by the Council on Standards for International Educational Travel (CSIET), an organization that evaluates exchange organizations. CETUSA endorses and upholds CSIET standards and the U.S. State Department’s regulations.

Member of the CET Management Group Council for Educational Travel, USA
Member of the CET Management Group.

CETUSA is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping Americans and those from other cultures to gain a better understanding of one another.
...reaching out to encourage a lifelong journey of global peace and understanding