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Study Abroad in Japan this summer.

Language, Literature, and Culture

May 15 - July 8, 2019

Students combine intensive language study along with literature and independent study work while they discover the Japanese language in its authentic setting. Students experience the culture through a homestay with a Japanese family, famous sights, and study of the traditional arts.

Discover the language in its authentic setting. You will have a “homestay” with a Japanese family, see the famous sights and experience the rich culture of Japan including the tea ceremony, and calligraphy, Gagaku or traditional Japanese court music, and travel for a special two-day-long tour of an historical spot in Japan.

Program Details


JAPN 201-202 JAPN 301-302 JAPN 495
Intermediate Japanese Japanese Conversation Japanese Independent Study


$6,700 (approximate)
Costs does include airfare but is subject to change without notice as a result of fluctuations in currency values and other factors.

What's included?

• Round trip air fare; Washington Dulles - Tokyo Narita - Hamamatsu - Tokyo Narita - Washington Dulles
• Tuition for two courses (up to 2 units)
• Cultural excursion (does not include local bus/train fare.)
• Farewell party
• Host family stay - Your host family will provide your lodging and also your breakfast and dinner 

Not Included
• Lunch 
• Long-distance phone calls
• Transportation fee from home stay to class and back (if necessary)
• Field trip transportation

  • Akira Suzuki, Faculty Leader

    Director of Japanese Language Program - Languages, Literatures,and Cultures

Ready to apply?

Application Deadline: Friday, February 15, 2019

Scholarship: UR students are eligible to apply for the Holt Summer Study Abroad Scholarship. Selected recipients will receive approximately $2,000 toward the cost of an approved UR Summer Study Abroad program.


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