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Kansai University - Summer

Term To Study: Summer 2020
Application Deadline: Mar 18, 2020
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Direct enroll
Link 1: Kansai University - Summer School
Link 2: Scholarships & Financial Aid
Program Locations: Osaka
Contact Phone: 508-531-6183
Contact Name: Bridgewater Study Abroad Office
Contact Email:
What is Included: Tuition, fees, housing, and living expenses paid to Kansai University
What is not Included: Personal and additional travel expenses
Passport & visa (if applicable)
International travel/health insurance
Estimated Costs: Please see website for details
Varies Housing and living expenses (including airfare)
Program Description

Open to all BSU majors; 2.75 minimum GPA; 24 credits completed.

Kansai University is located in the historic and traditional town of Osaka. The university offers 13 departments, 13 research divisions and 3 professional graduate schools. There are approximately 30,000 students enrolled including many students from outside of Japan.

Kansai University offers two different summer program options: Summer School and Intensive Japanese Language & Culture Course. Each option has different application deadlines. Please see Kansai's website for more detailed information.

The Summer School at Kansai University offers two and four-week programs with classes offered in English. Students may also enroll in an optional introductory Japanese language course called "Survival Japanese."

The Intensive Japanese Language & Culture course is approximately three weeks long and is taught in Japanese. This course includes interaction with Japanese students, cultural experiences (such as a tea ceremony), and field trips to a major city in the west Japan area.

Students work with BSU’s Study Abroad Office and the Kansai International Office to determine course availability. Students earn BSU transfer credit for their courses at Kansai. Students are required to complete BSU transfer credit forms prior to departure.

Students reside in Kansai University international student housing.

Quick Facts

Population: 127368088
Capital: Tokyo
Per-capita GDP: $ 35200
Size: 377915 km2
Time Zone: (GMT + 09:00 hours) Osaka, Sapporo, Tokyo

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