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Overview - KCJS Summer Programs in Modern and Classical Japanese

Thank you for your interest in the KCJS Summer Programs in Modern and Classical Japanese! For students interested in summer 2016, the application materials and program details are not yet finalized. Most program information will be available by the end of fall 2015 term, though there still may some details outstanding. Please click "Start an Application" on bottom of the Apply page (see left) to register your interest in the program with the Office of Global Programs and fill out a short Pre-Application questionnaire. Once you are registered with our system, we will notify you via email when all application components are finalized. We will also notify you of any information sessions and/or events with returned program participants.

The six or eight-week KCJS Summer Programs in Modern and Classical Japanese offers intensive training in modern and classical Japanese for highly motivated undergraduate and graduate students who have completed at least one year or three years of Japanese or the equivalent. You will be able to enroll in small classes, participate in excursions and cultural activities as well as choose from a variety of housing options.

The Modern Japanese Program runs from late-May to late-July. The Classical Japanese Program runs from early-June to late-July.

Program Eligibility

  • Open to intermediate and advanced undergraduates and graduate students in good academic standing. Recent graduates may also apply.

  • For Intermediate Japanese: must have completed one year of college-level Japanese or the equivalent.

  • For Advanced & Classical Japanese: must have completed three years of college-level Japanese or the equivalent.

  • Minimum 3.0 average GPA in Japanese language courses.

  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.

For more information, please visit the KCJS Summer website.

KCJS Summer Programs Flyer (PDF)

KCJS would like to gratefully acknowledge the generous support of the Japan Foundation for our summer programs.


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