Hosted by: Kwansei Gakuin University
Students who are Japanese majors/minors are required to meet with Dr. Seth Goss (email@example.com) prior to applying.
This program is open to all majors, but may be particularly suitable to students with academic interest in the majors listed above.
Fall Semester: Mid September to mid January
Spring Semester: late March to late July
Winter Semester: Mid February to mid March (only for Full Year participants)
Minimum 3.0 GPA*, good academic standing, ability to read/write/pronounce Hiragana & Katakana (basic Japanese script)
Students enroll in Japanese language courses (spoken Japanese and Japanese reading/writing) and select from a variety of elective Japan/East-Asia Studies courses taught in English. Students who are at the advanced level in Japanese may have the option of directly enrolling in university courses with other Japanese students. A list of the courses and corresponding credits can be found here. Syllabi can be found here.
Emory College Study Abroad maintains a list of blanket approved courses. This list specifies how courses taken abroad will transfer back to Emory. PLEASE NOTE: Students may obtain additional approvals for courses that are not currently on this Blanket Approval List. In case you would like to seek approval from other departments, please see the Faculty Representative List
Credit and Grade Translation - Kwansei Gakuin
Students live with a Japanese host family, in dorms or in their own apartment. Home stay: Students have breakfast and dinner with their family Monday through Friday and three meals on Saturday and Sunday.
A full description of the approximate program costs and billing procedures is described in the budget sheets (Fall and Spring).
Students are eligible to carry existing financial aid and scholarships on Emory-approved study abroad programs. Students may also be eligible to apply for the following scholarships: Fund for Education Abroad, Benjamin Gilman Scholarship, Bridging Scholarships, Japan Foundation Grant, and JASSO Scholarship (application through KGU). For more information, please visit Study Abroad Scholarships
Jeremy Billetdeaux, Associate Director, Study Abroad, firstname.lastname@example.org
Seth Goss, Program Faculty Contact, REALC, 404 727-2167, email@example.com