Snapshot

Dig into learning and life in Tokyo.

2 Courses

Language

INTENSIVE JAPANESE LANGUAGE
(LEVELS 1-6)

Full immersion (Japanese only in all class levels, though conversation groups allow English, for clarification)

Culture

JAPANESE CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION

Taught in English; involves trips to spots near and far; optional informal extracurricular activities.

Academic Credit

Language

12 semester credits/18 quarter credits

200 hours

Culture

2 semester credits/4 quarter credits

60 hours

Avg language course Class Size

= 20 Students

Lodging & Cost

Dormitory

$3,800

Room with Americans, Japanese, and other nationals.

Homestay

$4,400

Homestay with a Japanese family (includes breakfast & dinner)

Independent

Variable

Terms of Study

  • Semester (2½ months)—most common
  • Extended Semester (2 semesters—5 months)
  • Academic Year (3 semesters—7½ months)
  • Summer Short Term (7–8 weeks)
  • Summer Mini-Terms (4 weeks)—Japanese Pop Culture

Testimonials

Saito-sensei and Kamisaka-sensei were both spectacular teachers, with a real knack for connecting with us and presenting material clearly (even in the beginning, when I barely understood a word of Japanese).

—Nathan Walker

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