Sophia University Summer Session in East Asian Studies and Japanese Language
This program consists of a three-week academic program, and it provides participants the opportunity to take part in East Asian Studies courses and intensive Japanese language courses.
In 2021, the Summer Session in East Asian Studies Courses will be hosted entirely online, with all courses conducted live, on-demand, or with a mix of real-time and on-demand classes to maximize both interactions with lecturers and fellow students and flexible delivery across different time zones.
*Summer Session in Japanese Language Courses (Intensive Japanese Courses) 2021 has been canceled.
Monday, June 14 – Thursday, July 1, 2021
*The program will be canceled when we have fewer than 40 participants.
*If the number of applicants exceeds the capacity, we will conduct a strict examination of the applications and participants will be decided within the capacity. In order to maintain the diversity of participants, the number of participants from one university might be limited. In that case please understand that there is some possibility that some cannot participate even if they meet the criteria.
A current student or graduate of a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctorate degree program outside of Japan, not only Sophia partner institutions but also others.
* Detailed requirement can be referred to How to Apply
East Asian Studies Courses <1 Course> 58,300 yen
East Asian Studies Courses <2 Courses> 106,600 yen
East Asian Studies Courses <3 Courses> 154,900 yen
*Even if you cancel 1 course after the payment is made, there will be no refund for the difference.
*It includes tuition only. The cost of textbooks is not included
The payment instruction will be announced in the acceptance message of the screening result.
Payment must be made by credit card (VISA/ MasterCard) or PayPal.
*To secure your place, proceed to the payment as soon as possible. The place in programs will be allocated in order of receipt of the program fee. The deadline for the payment is one week from the day the acceptance message is sent.
*If you don’t make a payment by the deadline, you will possibly lose your spot.
There is no refund available.
Sophia University receives short-term exchange students based on the student exchange agreements. Students who are interested in a tuition waiver need to ASK THEIR STUDY ABROAD ADVISOR ABOUT THEIR ELIGIBILITY TO BE AN EXCHANGE STUDENT FIRST AND FOREMOST before applying online. Please note, due to an imbalance in the number of regular exchange students between our institutions, it does not always apply to Summer Session participants.
1. Be currently enrolled in an exchange partner university with Sophia.
2. Obtain official exchange student status from your study abroad advisor.
3. Have your study abroad advisor inform us of your approval as an exchange student by email. The email must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
4. Meet the requirements for the Summer Session participant.
There is no scholarship available to short-term program students.
DEADLINE: March 26 (Fri.) 17:00, 2021 (Japan Standard Time)
Center for Global Education and Discovery
Sophia Short-term Programs
7-1 Kioi-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8554 JAPAN