Experience Japan

Summer 2014 quarter (Session I)

Taught by

Japanese language and culture

Experience Japan is an intensive, in-country program that gives students first-hand experience of contemporary Japanese culture, society and language. During the three-week program you will live and take classes at Tamagawa Universty in Tokyo, engage in activities with Tamagawa students, meet local residents, conduct research on a topic of your choice and go on field trips in the Tokyo area. Classes at Tamagawa University are regular bilingual classes on Japanese culture and society. Extra-curricular activities and field trips will be arranged according to your research topic and interests, and will include visits to Tokyo's historically and culturally significant sites and nearby towns such as Kamakura. Admission is open to all students regardless of language ability.


Interested students should contact faculty via email at ulmert@evergreen.edu and attend an explanatory meeting either on Wednesday, April 2 or Friday, April 4. The past participants will be there to answer your questions as well. 


Program Details

Fields of Study

Location and Schedule

Campus location



Offered during: Day, Evening and Weekend

Advertised schedule: First Summer Session, June 19, 2014 to July 11, 2014


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Online Learning

Hybrid Online Learning < 25% Delivered Online:

Required Fees

$2,500 (estimated cost) for airfare, lodging, class fees and field trips. Estimated program cost does not include meals and personal expenses.

Study Abroad

Trip to Japan for 3 weeks, approximately $2500.

Registration Information

Credits: 8 (Summer)

Class standing: Freshmen–Senior

Maximum enrollment: 10


Course Reference Number

First Session (8 credits): 40055

Go to my.evergreen.edu to register for this program.

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