Thursday, March 6
12:00 - 1:30 WU 114
Come hear from previous and current students about this great program.
- Summer Program: 3 weeks
- Semester programs: Fall: October – February; Spring : April - August
- Academic year programs: October – August
Application Due Dates
- Fall semester/ Academic Year :April 1
- Spring semester: October 1
- Summer Program: March 17 (check back soon for application materials)
- IPFW Exchange Program with the University of Miyazaki (UOM) Japan
- 2 Academic year IPFW students and
- 4 semester exchange IPFW students.
- 4 summer program IPFW students
Semester and Academic Year Program
- Most Courses taught in Japanese, some in English. Language experience required.
- Four departments: Education& Culture, Medicine, Engineering, and Agriculture
- Large number of classes like Japanese, humanistic, political science
- Classes taken on campus with other Japanese and international students
Summer program –
- Intensive Japanese language, culture, and laboratory research course
- No Language requirement, three levels of classes: Beginning, Intermediate, and High
- 2 credits in EALC for summer program
- 12-24 credits for semester and academic year
- University approved housing with Japanese and other international students
- When possible, students will room with local students
You may apply if you
- are an IPFW student
- Have at least sophomore status
- have approximately a 2.5 cumulative GPA
- Language Requirement: Summer program- none, semester or year program: at least 2 years
- Students on disciplinary probation during program period are not eligible.
- Southeast Kyushu
- Climate: very hot in summer, mild winters, and scenic changing seasons
- Beaches, nature, professional Baseball, and a myriad Miyazaki specialties like: fruit, vegetables, meat, seafood, and chicken
Estimated Cost Sheet
Students are responsible for:
- IPFW tuition (3 credits)
- Health Insurance (about $30/month)
- Airfare (about $2,000)
- Program fee - $ 550
- Meals and other living expenses ($300)
- Independent travel
University will provide:
- Waive application fee and transcript issuance fees
- Excursions and sightseeing
- Students who receive an aid package from federal and state sources may be eligible to apply this aid toward a study abroad program. Support from financial aid varies based on a number of factors such as remaining aid eligibility, program costs, length of stay and type of program. The Office of Financial Aid determines which study abroad programs are approved for financial aid. Please do not hesitate to contact the Office of Financial Aid in Kettler 103 at (260)481-6243.
- 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.