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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!

Hikone castleUSP 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!

Undergraduate120 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

6 weeks Day Time Hours

Japanese Language

+

Conversation Practice with USP students

 

Monday—Thursday

9:00 -10:30
10:40 - 12:10

 

75

Japanese Culture Classes

Mondays

1:10 PM - 2:40 PM

 

7.5

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)
Pottery Making(Shigaraki)

Tea Ceremony Class
Tea Ceremony Class

Kyoto
Kyoto in Kimono
(Kiyomizu Temple)

 

Homestay
Homestay

Shigaraki
Koka Ninja Village (Shigaraki)

Nara
Nara

 

THE UNIVERSITY OF SHIGA PREFECTURE

2500, Hassaka-cho, Hikone-City, Shiga 522-8533 Japan
TEL 81-0749-28-8200 FAX 81-0749-28-8470 E-mail webmaster@usp.ac.jp 

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