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Japan: Asian Studies Summer Program @ Kansai Gaidai University
Osaka, Japan (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
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Program Cost Summer
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Best Fit Majors: World Languages, Literature, & Linguistics Language of Instruction: Japanese
Program Options: Summer Partner Programs Credits Earned: 12+
Program Description:

Japan: Asian Studies Summer Program @ Kansai Gaidai University
Japan KGU Summer 2017This six-week program offers the combination of Japanese language course with lecture course in Asian Studies, which will lay a foundation for understanding Japan and its people.
Field trips and student-organized activities will add interesting hands-on experiences to students’ learning.

Dates: June 13 - July 24, 2018
Program Fee: JPY 305,000 approximately 2705 USD
       includes: pick-up service, tuition room charge, liability insurance and some field trips.

Kansai Gaidai University is located in Hirakata City, which is located midway between Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan, and Osaka, the second-largest buseinss hub in Japan. The location of the program offers an excellent starting point for exploration of Japan.

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West Virginia University students may attend for international transfer credit. All WVU students must apply through the Office of Global Affairs at the link above before program departure.

Students will be responsible for all program costs made payable to KGU. WVU students will be responsible for WVU Study Abroad Tuition of $150 and WVU Study Abroad Fees of $150. This allows for credit transfer upon return along with enrollment in our international emergency assistance provider and comprehensive travel and health insurance. More information can be found:


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 02/25/2018
Rolling Admission 06/11/2018 07/26/2018

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

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