UNO-Japan: Study at Doshisha University Summer Program (U.S. University Program)

The 2016 University of New Orleans-Japan: Study at Doshisha University Program is a 6-week (online intro week plus 5 weeks in Japan) summer program designed for participants to learn about Japanese Culture, Cinema, History, and Language while living in Kyoto, an ancient capital of Japan.

Course offerings: Students choose two courses from the following:
* Basic Japanese II (second semester Japanese language)
* Intermediate Japanese I (third semester Japanese language)
* A Cultural History of Modern Japan (History/Anthropology/Sociology)
* Samurai Traditions (History)
* Love in the Japanese Cinema (Film)

Dates: May 29-July 2, 2016 (online intro week is May 22 to 28th)

Cost: $4,995.00
This includes: tuition, housing, weekday lunches on campus, the Kyoto field trip, cultural activities, participation in our hallmark Tomodachi program, study abroad health insurance, a 1-month bus pass for the city of Kyoto, and more! Other expenses that are not included are airfare, personal spending money, textbooks, additional field trips, and any personal travel. Often students stay in Japan after the program in order to travel in-country.

Earn 6 college credit hours (fully transferable, check with your advisor for course equivalency). Open to anyone over 18 years of age at the time of departure who meet UNO admissions requirements (including recent high school graduates – more information on admission requirements are available here: Students in this situation may already be admitted to another university for the Fall semester, and just transfer their credits from the summer program.

No previous knowledge of the Japanese language is required.

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