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  • Locations: Tokyo, Japan
  • Program Terms: Summer
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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2021 03/01/2021 03/07/2021 TBA TBA
Program Description:
J.F. Oberlin University Summer Japanese Program

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Summer 2020 (Multiple Sessions)
Program Description: The Summer Session at J. F. Oberlin University, located in Machida City (a suburb of Tokyo), offers classes in Japanese business, culture, and language, all of which are developed from courses that are already part of JFOU`s regular curriculum. Each course allows participants to have the first-hand experience through not only theoretical study but also field trips and lectures by guest professionals. 

Program Location: JFOU Shinjuku Campus

Scholarship available through Obirin Gakuen Foundation: 
OGFA offers merit/need-based scholarships toward tuition for students studying at JFOU. Students interested in a scholarship need to fill out the application form (link above) and submit two recommendations as well as financial documentation. The deadline for submitting the scholarship application documentation is April 1.

Program Fee Program Fee Includes Program Fee Does Not Include
2 Weeks: $2,360
4 Weeks: $3,500
6 Weeks: $4,550
(fees subject to change)
  • $350 application fee
  • Tuition 
  • International student identity card
  • Cultural activities and excursions
  • Airport pick-up/return
  • International Airfare
  • Housing (Suggested housing)
  • Meals
  • International health insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Textbook
  • Transportation to University from housing
 *Please note: We reserve the right to cancel or make changes to the itinerary.​

Academic Program:  The program offers classes in Japanese business, culture, and language, all of which are developed from courses that are already part of JFOU`s regular curriculum.

2 weeks = 3 Credits
4 weeks = 6 Credits
6 weeks = 9 credits

Session 1 / June 13 – June 27

Japanese Anime and Popular Culture
International Relations
Japanese Language Beginner
Japanese Language Intermediate

Session 2 / June 27 – July 11

Japanese Cinematic Art
Japanese Society and Gender
Management in Japanese Corporations
Japanese Language Beginner
Japanese Language Intermediate

Session 3 / July 11 – July 25

Japanese Culture in the Modern Era
Economy and Finance
Japanese Language Intermediate – High

Click this link for course descriptions: 

Field Trip: A two day overnight trip to Izu-Kogen Onsen with shopping at the Gotemba Premium Outlet mall is planned.

Accommodations/ Housing: 

Program Session Dates: 

Session 1 
Arrival – June 13
Orientation – June 14
Classes Start – June 15
Classes End – June 26
Departure – June 27

Session 2 
Arrival – June 27
Orientation – June 28
Classes Start – June 29
Classes End – July 10
Departure – July 11

Session 3 
Arrival – July 11
Orientation – July 12
Classes Start – July 13
Classes End – July 24
Departure – July 25


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