Program: I. “Learn about Japan and Miyazaki and University of Miyazaki” : Japanese language, Japanese culture and laboratory research course
The Japanese language and Japanese culture classes are designed for students at any Japanese level. In addition to language training the program enables students to deepen their understanding of Japan by experiencing traditional culture such as tea ceremony and taking part in visits to archaeological sites and other places of interest.
The laboratory research class is designed for undergraduate students who wish to progress to postgraduate level. In lab, English will be the main language of instruction. It will take the form of lectures in small student groups delivered by relevant experts from the university’s academic staff. The topics addressed will be customized in accordance with the applicants’ research interests. For details of research topics, please visit the UOM website. If less than quota, class may not to be offered.
Program Schedule 2017
I. “Learn about Japan and Miyazaki and University of Miyazaki” : Japanese language, Japanese culture and laboratory research course July 8-9 Arrive in Miyazaki July 10 Opening Ceremony and Orientation July11-29 Summer Courses July 14, 21, 29 Field Trips and Activities July 14-16 Home-stay weekend with Japanese family July 31 Closing Ceremony & Depart
3 Photographs (4×3 cm, taken within the last 6 months) *
Note: These documents must be written in either Japanese or English.
Accommodation Guest House: Guest house is located in Kiyotake campus where 5-10 minutes away by bus from Kibana campus. Room: Single, Twin, Triple *Depending on circumstances, we may not be able to guarantee preferred room type.
Students are responsible for:
Health Insurance (about $35)
Airfare (about $1,500 to $2,000)
Program fee - $120,000 yen or about $1,000 USD to be paid upon arrival in cash
Meals and other living expenses ($300)
Visa if needed
are an IPFW full time student
Have completed at least 2 full semesters on a chollege campus and one semester at IPFW
have at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA
No previous Japanese experience required
are currently in good standing academically and good discipline standing
Meal Plan: Students can eat at the university cafeteria or cook at the university dormitory.
20,000 JPY/month (US $ 210/month)
The summer program may be eligible for the JET program, see Professor Ujike
There are a number of scholarships available for study abroad programs. We provide a short list of links to different scholarship opportunities in the scholarship page, but we also advise that you visit The Institute of International Education for more study abroad funding information.