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Comparative Health Care Study in Japan

Locations

Japan: Hikone, Kansai

Term

Summer

Dates

Early May - June

Degree Level

Bachelors Degree (Undergraduate)

Qualifications

Eligible applicants must complete at least 2 semesters of college in the U.S., hold a 2.5 minimum GPA, and discuss their interest in health care in their application essay. Students from all biomedical fields are encouraged to apply. Students may come from any university. Prior knowledge of Japanese language is not required.

Minimum Education

High School

Intern Types

  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Health Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Nursing

Languages

  • Japanese

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching

  • Japanese
  • English

Subject Areas

  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Dentistry
  • Health Administration
  • Health Sciences
  • Internship Programs
  • Medicine
  • Neuroscience And Behavior
  • Nursing
  • Occupational, Environ. Health
  • Optometry And Vision Sciences
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Pre-med
  • Science

Cost in US$:

5,700

Program Fees Include:

Price includes tuition, housing, health insurance, internship placement and supervision, and course materials/textbooks. Price does not include travel to Japan and all meals.

Credit Available

yes

Experience Required

no

This Program is open to

American Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Apartment/Flat
  • Dormitory
  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

Independently

Typically Participants Work

Independently

Scholarships are Available

Students from Michigan's 15 public universities receive an automatic scholarship. JCMU also accepts financial aid packages from other universities.

Application Process Involves

  • Disciplinary Clearance Form
  • Essay
  • Letters of Reference
  • Transcript
  • Written Application

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network