Japan Studies Program (JSP) at Tokyo International University (TIU)

The Japan Studies Program (JSP) at Tokyo International University (TIU) is a one- to two-semester Study-Abroad homestay program open to English-speaking students in all fields of study from accredited Colleges and Universities all around the world. The program was established in 1973, and has since hosted more than 500 undergraduate students from diverse institutions.

Composed of five schools and 7,000 students both graduate and undergraduate, TIU is located in Kawagoe City, about 35 minutes by train from downtown Tokyo. The University's location allows for easy access to the best of this major metropolis, while enjoying the benefits of a more natural, rural setting; allowing JSP participants the to easily explore both the modern and traditional aspects of Japan.

The Japan Studies Program is designed for students who want to experience full immersion and acquire first-hand knowledge of Japan. Living with a host family, students will be able to join in a Japanese family's daily life while exponentially improving their language skills. In addition, the program offers intensive Japanese Language classes (required), Elective Courses on Japanese Culture taught in English, and various opportunities to experience Japanese language and culture through a variety of field trips and excursions.

For more information visit the TIU website at: http://www.tiu.ac.jp/jsp/.