The ‘Summer in Japan’ (SIJ hereafter) 2023 will be offered onsite at Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan– for the first time in four long years!
SIJ 2023 is designed to provide quality and unique learning opportunities, along with various extracurricular activities.
Thursday, July 6 – Thursday, August 3, 2023 (Japan Time)
Tuesday, February 28, 2023 (Japan Time)
Check out the following details and sign up now!
COURSES AND ACTIVITIES
1. Academic Course- Interdisciplinary Lecture Series (ILS)
2. Language Course- Japanese Language Course (JL)
3. Study Trips and Extracurricular Activities (*subject to change)
4. Student Tutors– One-on-one interaction and friendship
5. Home Visit
1. Program period
From Thursday, July 6 to Thursday, August 3, 2023
2. Language of Instruction and Communication
English will be the primary medium of instruction and communication for most activities of the program.
3. Eligibility Requirements
Applicants are expected to meet all of the following four criteria:
─ Undergraduate students who are currently enrolled in degree programs at accredited higher education institutions outside Japan;
─ Hold a grade point average of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale at the time of application;
─ Hold a TOEFL iBT score of 79 or higher (or the equivalent), if non-native English speaker, by the time of application; and
─ Plan to continue their degree programs at their home universities following the completion of SIJ 2023.
*If you have any questions about the above criteria, please contact the SIJ Office: firstname.lastname@example.org
4. Number of Participants
Approximately 15-30 participants
5. Credit transfer
The SIJ office will transfer academic credits and grades earned by the participants to the participants’ home university upon completion of the program. Please note, however, that it is the participant’s responsibility to consult with their respective home universities and seek agreement regarding credit transfer, prior to participating in the SIJ program.
44,400 JPY as tuition fees
Participants should expect additional expenses (approx. 100,000-150,000 JPY) for accommodation, field trips, and other activities. Further information will be provided after the SIJ application period.
*Please note that the fees estimated above do not include the costs for a round-trip ticket to Fukuoka, meals during your stay at the University dormitory, and other personal expenses.
7. Method of Tuition Fee Payment
Kyushu University offers a limited number of scholarships to students with a strong undergraduate academic record. All applicants will be considered for the scholarship and recipients will be determined by Kyushu University.
9. Application results
Successful applicants and scholarship recipients will be announced by email, either in late April or late May of 2023, depending on the volume of applications we receive.
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