Spend a summer in Tokyo! Tokyo is a bustling metropolis that showcases modernity and tradition in a fascinating way. Sophia University is located in the heart of Tokyo, with easy access by train to every area of Tokyo. Meet edgy punks in Harajuku or see the Imperial Palace near Ginza. Stop by a shrine on your way to Roppongi!
The Summer Session at Sophia University consists of a wide variety of courses, from Japanese language and Japanese topics courses: economics, management, religion, society, theatre, art history, history, economic development, literature, political science. Students can take two classes during the session for a total of 6 hours credit. The session also includes many program-sponsored excursions and cultural classes such as the Meiji Shrine, flower arranging, tea ceremony, a Noh play, documentary films, Kyogen, and Kabuki.
Course information is available here. Housing is arranged directly by the student. Sophia University recommends several locations that are close to public transport.
Sophia University Faculty
6 hours of various credit
Program Price Includes
Tuition, program-sponsored excursions, international health insurance
Program Price DOES NOT Include
UM Study Abroad Application Fee, housing, meals, airfare, ground transportation, personal spending money, passport and visa fees
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** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.