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  • Locations: Hiroshima, Japan; Kyoto, Japan; Nara, Japan; Tokyo, Japan
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Kentucky Institute for International Studies (KIIS) 
  • Program Cost:: Summer
Program Dates:
Program Dates:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 04/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission 05/30/2020 06/29/2020

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

Experience Japan

KIIS JAPANThe KIIS Japan program offers students an opportunity to discover the multidimensional image of Japan to gain insight into its complex and dynamic culture and society. The program will visit Nara, Tokyo, Nikko, Hiroshima, and Kyoto. In addition to regular classes, students will attend flower arranging and calligraphy workshops, and visit the educational institutions and historical and cultural sites. Students also will experience an 8-day homestay in Nara. Note: Students should be aware that excursions may be physically strenuous and involve walking several miles at a time.



Summer 2020 Course Offerings:

ECON 410-1 Topics: The Japanese Economy: post-WWII to Abenomics
ECON 410-2 Topics: International Money and Finance
JAPN 115 Introduction to Japanese Culture
JAPN 210: Intermediate Japanese Conversation Abroad
JAPN 310 Advanced Japanese Conversation Abroad