Summer Intensive Program
Intensive Japanese Language and Culture
Summer 2018: 6 Week Session (June 25-August 3)
8 credit hours in Japanese Language and Culture!
Stay in beautiful Hikone City!
USP is located in one of the most historic and culturally rich areas of Japan, Hikone City. While the location of the university may seem somewhat remote in comparison to "big city" universities, but Shiga Prefecture enjoys easy and quick access to Nagoya, Kyoto , and Osaka.
Earn credits in Language and Culture!
120 contact hours of Japanese language Culture and History. There will be several excursions, cultural events, and daily opportunities to mix, mingle, and study with our regular Japanese students. Not only will you get optimal exposure to the language, but you will have time to explore Japan as well.
Excursions include: Castle Visit (Hikone) Ninja Village (Koka), Ancient Nara, Kyoto in Kimono, Shigaraki Traditional Pottery.
Cultural Activities: Flower Arrangement, Tea Ceremony, Calligraphy, Fireworks Festival .... and more!
Weekly Study Schedule
Conversation Practice with USP students
| 9:00 -10: 30 |
Japanese Culture Classes
1:10 PM-2:40 PM
|Culture Activity / Field Trip With USP Students||(Usually Fridays)||To be scheduled||39|
Accommodations: Students will stay in furnished apartment rooms with kitchen, bedroom, and bathroom.
Participants will also do a weekend homestay with a Japanese family.
* Credits awarded 8 credit for 6-week
Program Costs for 2017: JPY 250,000 ($ 2,200 *)
Prices are for current and potential exchange partners
Includes: Activity fees and Lodging
Not included: Airfare, food, and personal expenses
* USD exchange rates as of July 2017
Contact your Study Abroad office or Japanese Language Department how to apply!
Pottery Making (Shigaraki)
Tea Ceremony Class
Kyoto in Kimono
Koka Ninja Village (Shigaraki)