Summer Intensive Program

Intensive Japanese Language and Culture

Summer 2023: 4 Week Session (JULY 3 - JULY 31)

4 credits (2 Credits in Japanese Language and 2 Credits in Japanese Culture)

Stay in beautiful Hikone City!

Hikone castle

The University of Shiga Prefecture (USP) is located in one of the most historically and culturally rich areas in Japan, called Hikone City. You still can enjoy big cities called Kyoto, Osaka, and Nagoya while you are staying in Hikone since there is a quick and easy access to those big cities! Why don't you come and enjoy your summer in Hikone with us?

Earn credits in Language and Culture!


45 hours of Japanese language course and 12 different cultural experiences, including Tea Ceremony, Flower arrangement, Calliguraphy, Karate, Wearing Kimono, and visiting Ninja Village, Japanese Temples and Castles and more!

Monthly Study Schedule

Monthly Schedule Summer program 2023.jpg

Accommodations: Students will stay in furnished apartment rooms with shared kitchen, shared bathroom, and one individual room.

* Credits awarded 4 credit for 4-week

Program Costs for 2023 : JPY 64,000 ($483.64*)

Prices are at current exchange rate.
It includes: Accommodation, textbook, tuition and all the activity fees listed on the schedule.
Not included: Airfare, food, and personal expenses
* USD exchange rates as of January 2023

Contact your Study Abroad office or Japanese Language Department how to apply!

Pottery Making(Shigaraki)
Tea Ceremony
Visiting Kyoto with Kimono
Ninja Village
Todaiji Temple(Nara)
flowerarrangement.jpgFlower Arrangement