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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:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2017 02/01/2017
07/05/2017 08/12/2017

** Some programs accept students on a rolling admission basis. Students may be notified prior to this date of acceptance into the program.

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Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA:
Language of Instruction:
English, Japanese
Program Type:
Emory approved, Program Provider
Program Advisor:
Kate Dawson
Program Description:
To learn more and ask questions about Summer Study abroad opportunities please attend the Summer Study Abroad Fair, in Cox Hall Ballroom, on November 14, 2017, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Please be advised that the application process for Summer 2018 will open on December 15, 2017.

Hosted by: International Christian University, Mitaka City

Academic Focus: Intensive Japanese Language Program

Eligibility Requirements: Minimum 3.0 GPA; no minimum language requirement; good academic standing; at least 18 years of age; completion of a full year of college; and currently enrolled in a college/university.

Program Dates: July 5 - August 12, 2017 (The official program dates are the arrival and departure dates for the program)

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted starting December 15. The application deadline is February 1.

Program Information: 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.

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

Costs: A full description of the program costs and billing procedures is described in the budget sheets. Please click here for Budget Sheet.

Financial Aid/Scholarships: 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.

Application Process: This program is open to both Emory students and to visiting students from other institutions. For questions or assistance please contact Kate Dawson, Summer Study Abroad Advisor to schedule a meeting or to inquire about the application process. Student must apply online to the program via the on-line application system. Click on the Apply Now link on this page. Emory students will need their Emory login ID and password. Visiting students from other institutions will create a username (current email address) and password through the online system.

Program Resources: Orientation: Each summer study abroad program will have a 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 general pre-departure orientation in mid-April.

Summer Study Abroad Refund Policy

Summer Study Abroad Information for Visiting Students


Seth Goss, REALC, 404-727-2167,

Kate Dawson, Summer Study Abroad Advisor, Emory College Study Abroad, 404-727-2240,

This program is currently not accepting applications.