This 2-week program is organized by the Kyoto City Government and the Consortium of Universities in Kyoto for overseas students to gain first-hand experience of studying in Japan, and a number of lecturs, campus visits, cultural programs and field trips, including interaction with local students are offered for participants. This is an excellent introduction to Japanese society and culture, especially for those who are thinking to study long term in Japan in the near future.
Date : January 20 - February 2, 2019
Participants : High school students, undergraduate, graduate level of university students
If any students under the age of 15, or graduates are interested in the program, please feel free to send us an email so we can discuss the possibility of participation.
Number of Participants : 25 students Evaluation : Participants will be graded on ・In-class activities - Attendance (20%) ・Class report - Daily reports (40%) ・Final presentation (40%) Certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the program. Language used : English Program Fee : JPY 130,000
|Accommodation and local transport fee JPY 117,090|
|Lectures and activities JPY 12,910|
The following lectures are scheduled in the program: ・Kyoto Introduction - Introduction and Overview of Kyoto ・Japanese Language Lesson ・Japan and the West - Historical Relationship between Japan and The West ・A History of Shojo Manga ・Food Culture and Education in Japan – Shun and Shokuiku ・Japanese Business1 - Business and Culture of Kyoto ・Japanese Business2 - Pop Culture Business in Japan ・Haruki Murakami - Modern Myth-Maker beyond Culture ・Spirited Away and Traditional Japanese Culture and Kami
Scheduled site visits/workshops include the followings: - subject to change in coordinating a timetable ・Kyoto half/one day tours with local students ・Campus tours ・Market visits ・Shrines and temples (including World Heritage sites) ・Japanese garden sites ・Manga Museum and Portrait experience ・Japanese Cooking ・Ikebana (Japanese flower arrangement) ・Kimono experience ・Kyoto photowalk - Photography workshop ・Tea ceremony ・Noh Play experience
Karasuma Kyoto Hotel
Karasuma Shijo Kudaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-city , 6008412, Japan
TEL *81 (0)75 371 0111