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.
Introductory-level Japanese courses do not require prior Japanese language study.
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.
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.