Inside Linfield - Semester/Year Abroad

Semester abroad in Japan

"I loved Japan, I benefited in so many aspects. Living abroad is a wonderful way to learn a language, culture and society. Not to mention I learned a lot about myself."
-Anne Caffall

Locations

Dates

KGU

  • Fall only (late August - mid-December)

Rikkyo, AGU, & Doshisha

  • Fall (mid-September - late January)
  • Spring: (early April - early August)

Academics

KGU

  • Japanese Language Coursework
  • IDST 035 - Perspectives on Japan - 1 credit (Pass/Fail)
  • GLJP 306 - Japanese Culture and Society - 3 credits
  • GLJP 307 - Japanese Political and Economic Institutions -  3 credits

Rikkyo, AGU, & Doshisha

Additional Requirements

KGU

  • 1 year college-level Japanese, 2 years preferred
  • Required to take or audit appropriate level of Japanese semester prior to studying abroad

Rikkyo, AGU & Doshisha

  • Two years of college-level Japanese
  • Required to take or audit appropriate level of Japanese semester prior to studying abroad

AGU English Track

  • None

Housing

KGU

  • Combination of university housing and homestay with Japanese family

Rikkyo, AGU, Doshisha

  • Residence halls arranged by Japanese university

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