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  • Locations: Hiroshima, Japan; Kobe, Japan; Kyoto, Japan; Matsuyama, Japan; Naoshima, Japan; Nara, Japan; Nishinomiya, Japan; Osaka, Japan
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: UWYO applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
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Minimum GPA: 2.75 Minimum Hours Completed: 30
Language of Instruction: English
Program Description:
This course introduces students to modern Japanese culture and society. After a day at the Laramie campus; students travel to the campus of Kobe College, in Nishinomiya, Japan. Through observing Japanese culture and people, readings of literary and scholarly texts, and their own research, students will come to understand how the Japanese view themselves.

Field trips take students to nearby Osaka, Nara, Kyoto, Kobe, and Hiroshima.

While at Kobe College, students live at Kenwood House, a Kobe College facility. Students will have the opportunity to interact with Kobe College students: They will have a chance to practice their English and provide first-hand information about modern Japan. Students will have a three-day home stay with a Japanese family.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 04/24/2018 ** Rolling Admission 05/14/2018 06/01/2018
Summer 2019 03/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.