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  • Locations: Tokyo, Japan
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: Emory applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

Please contact Emory College Study Abroad for more information.
Program Description:

Overview

 

Overview

Summer Courses in Japanese (SCJ) at the International Christian University (ICU) is an intensive six-week program in which students can increase their understanding of Japanese language and culture. Primary focus is on in providing students' language ability through instruction in all four skills (speaking, listening, reading, and writing), with additional enrichment programs in various aspects of Japanese culture, including field trips to the National Kabuki Theater, a zen temple, an elementary school, and workshops in aikido and Japanese pottery. The University is located in Mitaka-shi (a suburb of Tokyo). Emory students have two housing options, including homestay arrangements with local families, and on-campus housing residence in Oak House, a shared-living co-ed dormitory consisting of separate units with twin rooms and fully furnished amenities.
 

Location

 

Location

  • Experience life in an ultramodern city, with neon lights and skyscrapers as well as historic locations
  • Tokyo has one of the top public transportation systems in the world, making it easy to move around the city
  • The population of Tokyo is about 9.2 million people
 

Application Process

 

Application Process

Application Deadlines: Applications will be accepted starting December 15.  The application deadline is February 1.  Emory College Study Abroad encourages students to submit their applications as early as possible, as some programs reach capacity by the end of January.

Please note:  In addition to completing the Emory College Study Abroad online application, you must complete a secondary application for this program.
 
Acceptance Process: This program accepts applications on a rolling basis.
 

Dates

 

Dates

July 4 - August 10, 2018 (The official program dates are the arrival and departure dates for the program)
 

Eligibility

 

Eligibility

  • Students must meet the regular Emory College Study Abroad eligibility requirements in addition to the following program-specific requirements:
    • Visiting students from other institutions are welcome to apply
    • Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher
 
 

Academics

 

Academics

Courses: Program participants take two Japanese language courses for a total of eight Emory credit hours.  All students must meet with Dr. Seth Goss in the Department of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures for academic advising prior to application.

JPN 101: Elementary Japanese I
Description: 4 credit hours

JPN 102: Elementary Japanese II
Description: 4 credit hours

JPN 201: Intermediate Japanese I
Description: 4 credit hours

JPN 202: Intermediate Japanese II
Description: 4 credit hours

JPN 301: Advanced Conversation and Composition I
Description: 4 credit hours

JPN 302: Advanced Conversation and Composition II
Description: 4 credit hours

JPN 401: Advanced Language and Cultural Studies I
Description: 4 credit hours

JPN 402: Advanced Language and Cultural Studies II
Description: 4 credit hours
 
 

Housing

 

Housing

Emory students have two housing options. Students can select homestay arrangements with local families, or on-campus housing residence in Gingko House, a shared-living co-ed dormitory consisting of separate units with twin rooms and fully furnished amenities.
 

Cost and Funding

 

Cost and Funding

A full description of the program costs and billing procedures is described in the budget sheet

Emory undergraduate students who qualify are considered by the Office of Financial Aid for a summer aid award after registration in summer study abroad classes. The amount of the award depends on the number of credits and current financial aid package. Students currently receiving financial aid from Emory are typically eligible. Contact the Office of Financial Aid for information about specific awards. Emory Scholars are informed separately about the procedures for Scholars Summer Study Abroad awards. Emory University Employee Courtesy Scholarships may be applied to the academic fee portion of the summer study abroad program's cost. For more information, please see Summer Study Abroad Scholarships.
 

Policies

 

Policies

Each summer study abroad program will have at least one mandatory pre-departure orientation session and/or other pre-departure activities for accepted program participants. The Program Director will contact program participants with details.  Emory College Study Abroad will also offer a mandatory general pre-departure orientation in mid-April.

Summer Study Abroad Refund Policy
Summer Study Abroad Information for Visiting Students  
 

Contacts

 

Contacts

Seth Goss
REALC 
404-727-2167 

Kate Dawson
Summer Study Abroad Advisor
Emory College Study Abroad
404-727-2240
kate.dawson@emory.edu



This program is currently not accepting applications.