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 Society

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

3 semester credits/4 quarter credits

60 hours

Avg language course Class Size

= 20 Students

Lodging & Cost

Dormitory

$6,700

Room with Americans, Japanese, and other nationals.

Homestay

$7,700

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)

Academic credit is available through our sponsor or affiliate universities. See Academic Credit. Students may also be able to arrange academic credit directly with their home university.

Fall Semester

Join us for a challenging and rewarding opportunity to gain serious proficiency in the Japanese language while enjoying the culture and lifestyle that only living in Tokyo can provide.

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Student Life

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Testimonials

I wanted to be in a major city in Japan and learn Japanese, and this program had good reviews online in addition to being affiliated with several universities that I knew of. There was also a decent amount of information available online from non-official sources, which gave me good information on living arrangements and general life as a student.

—Steffan Achtmann