8 Feb 2017
Please share this information with your students interested in Japan. We are the University of New Orleans (UNO), offering a 6-week program (1 week of online intro, 5 weeks in Japan) to Kyoto, Japan. The program is open to any US College Students as well as eligible High School Seniors who will turn 18 by May 21, 2017.
As a university, we accept students from around the US as guest students (including international students, although depending upon their nationality, they may have to acquire a visa to Japan). We also partner with other universities when a more involved relationship is warranted, and would love to speak to you about any of this!
Should you have any questions about our program, please do not hesitate to contact me. My contact information appears at the end of this message.
Feel free to forward the following to your students:
**Spend 5 weeks in the heart of Kyoto this summer and earn 6 college credits**
The 2017 UNO-Japan: Study at Doshisha University Program is a 6-week (online intro-week plus 5 weeks in Japan) summer program designed for participants to learn about Japanese Culture, Philosophy, Cinema, History, and Language while living in Kyoto, an ancient capital of Japan.
Course offerings: Students choose two courses from the following:
- Basic Japanese II (Japanese language)
- The Tao of Happiness (Interdisciplinary course)
- Journey to the Heart of Zen (Philosophy)
- History of Asian Civilizations (History)
- Love in the Japanese Cinema (Film)
Dates: May 28-July 1, 2017 (online intro week is May 21 to 27th)
Includes: TUITION, HOUSING, weekday LUNCHES on campus, a FIELD TRIP, CULTURAL ACTIVITIES, TOMODACHI PROGRAM, STUDY ABROAD HEALTH INSURANCE, a 1-MONTH BUS PASS for the city of Kyoto, and more!
Earn 6 college credit hours (fully transferable, check with your advisor for course equivalency). Open to anyone over 18 years of age at the time of departure who meet UNO admissions requirements.
No previous knowledge of the Japanese language required.
The program has been very well received by previous students - quite a few of them have participated twice!
For more information, please visit our website at: http://inst.uno.edu/Japan/, or e-mail us at:UNOJapan@uno.edu.
Also, please "like" us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/UNOJapan.Doshisha.
We hope you will join us this summer!
Mary I. Hicks
(504) 280.7317 – fax
2000 Lakeshore Drive
International Center, room 124
New Orleans, LA 70148