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Summer Intensive Japanese Language and Culture




June through August

Degree Level


Minimum Education

High School


  • Japanese

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching

  • Japanese
  • English

Subject Areas

  • Asian Studies
  • Culture
  • Japanese

Cost in US$:


Program Fees Include:

The summer Program Fee is 9,520 USD. Cost includes tuition, housing, books, and health insurance. For students participating in home-stays, this covers at least two meals a day and commuting costs between the home-stay site and the Center. For students living in the JCMU apartments, the program fee covers apartment rent, utilities, maintenance, and cleaning. Round-trip airfare is estimated at 2,100 USD. Students will make their own flight arrangements within the program schedule, but JCMU will assign a recommended flight that will be met at the airport by JCMU staff.

Credit Available


Experience Required


This Program is open to

Worldwide, American, European, Canadian, Australian, South African, Kiwi and Asian Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Dormitory
  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Scholarships are Available

Numerous scholarships are available from a broad range of sources for study abroad in Japan. Specifically, students from the JCMU Consortium member institutions automatically receive our Consortium Scholarship if they participate in the program (see JCMU website for details).

Application Process Involves

  • Essay
  • Letters of Reference
  • Transcript
  • Written Application
  • Disciplinary Clearance Form
  • Online Application
  • Physical Exam/Health Records

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Job and Internship Network