JAPN 100, 115, 265, 365 – Japanese Language and Culture Study Supervised Study Abroad

Four credits, EXP
Four weeks in Tokyo, Japan
Professor Janet Ikeda

The 2023 STA to Japan will be located in Chiba, Tokyo. Students will live with homestay families and will take Japanese language classes in the morning with additional lectures by Professor Ikeda. Afternoons will be devoted to special activities such as a trip to the Tokyo SkyTree, a Kabuki performance, a sushi roll class, a day trip to Kamakura, and a meeting with Japanese university students. We will visit numerous cultural sites in and around Tokyo.

Students interested in taking this STA are encouraged to make an appointment with Professor Ikeda (ikedaj@wlu.edu).

Program fee (Paid to W&L): $4,716
Includes programming, fees, and room. Students will stay in a homestay where breakfast and dinner will be offered every day. 

Additional costs: airfare, in-country transportation ~$300 (will vary by homestay location), most lunches, cell phone, spending money, homestay gift (~$30), COVID-19 testing, passport, and visa fees (if applicable).

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Applications open on October 6th, 2022