The Summer Program offered by the College of Cross-Cultural and Multidisciplinary Studies at Kumamoto University was created to provide international students who have an interest in studying abroad in Japan with a chance to experience life as an international student at Kumamoto University.
The Summer Program offers two courses to participants: an English Course (conducted in English) and a Japanese Course (conducted in Japanese).
English Course: Wednesday, July 20 – Thursday, July 28 2016 (9 days)
Japanese Course: Thursday, July 28 – Tuesday, August 9 2016 (13 days)
Kumamoto University, with educational expeditions around Kumamoto Prefecture, JAPAN
Participation in this program is open to students who:
・are undergraduate students studying at universities with which Kumamoto University has agreement for academic or student exchange
・have English language proficiency equal to or greater than IELTS level 5 (for English Course only)
・have Japanese language proficiency equal to or greater than JLPT level N4 (for Japanese Course only)
・are considering studying abroad in Japan in the future
*Please note that participation in this program is limited to 40 students. If we receive more than 40 applications for the program, a selection will be held based on the Letter of Recommnedation submitted by your university.
The Summer Program offers a variety of engaging activities including:
・Classroom lectures on Japanese life and culture
・First-hand cultural learning experiences
・Guided educational field trips within Kumamoto Prefecture
・Interaction and exchange with Kumamoto’s local community
・Japanese language classes (Japanese Course only)
・A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to all students who successfully complete the contents of the program.
＊Contents are tentative and subject to change.
English Course: 60,000 Japanese Yen
Japanese Course: 80,000 Japanese Yen
○ includes accommodation, class fees, field trip fees, and breakfast.
× Does not include the cost of transportation to or from Japan, the cost of transportation within Japan, or the cost of meals (other than breakfast) during the program.
The program Fee will be collected in cash after arriving in Japan.
Participants in the Summer Program may apply for a government scholarship of 80,000 Japanese Yen, provided by the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO). To be eligible for the scholarship, students must have a GPA greater than or equal to 2.3, and not receive any other scholarships for this program which exceed 80,000 Japanese Yen.
Please note that there are a limited number of scholarships available. Scholarship will be awarded based on the Letter of Recommendation submitted by your university.
Program Flyer >>>> Kumamoto University Summer Program 2016
• Curriculum Vitae
• Motivation Letter
• Official Academic Transcript
• English language proficiency (TOEFL – ITP=530 , iBT 8.0 or IELTS 6.0)
• Japanese language proficiency
• Student Enrollment from faculty
• 【様式２】Letter of Recommendation from faculty and/or supervisior
• Copy of passport
Please send all documents above in 2 COPIES to Kantor Urusan International UGM (Bulaksumur, F13) no later than April 25, 2016.