Japan

Study Tour of Japan

Program Dates: 3 weeks in June 2021 (exact dates to be determined)

Location: Hokkai-Gakuen University, Sapporo, Japan

Interdisciplinary Studies 2600

This course features an excursion to Japan which is associated with Hokkai-Gakuen University in Sapporo, Hokkaido. The course includes 18 hours of lectures and language training at the University of Lethbridge prior to departure. In Japan, the daily program includes lectures, language training, numerous social and cultural events, and field visits to sites of natural and cultural significance. Enriching opportunities to meet other students from varied international backgrounds and the home-stay immersion experience of living with a Japanese family are significant components of the exchange and the course.

This course counts as a Social Science GLER.

Cost: Approximately $3800 plus spending money.  This cost includes airfare, accommodation, most meals, and tuition.

Note that this cost is estimated for Canadian Students and Permanent Residents. International Students will be subject to international tuition rates.

Cost is subject to change based on enrolment or other factors, but this is a fair estimate for budgeting purposes.

Eligibility:

  • Full-time U of L student
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Must have at least Second year standing by Summer Session I, 2021

DEADLINE: January 15, 2021

APPLICATION PROCESS

  1. Email outgoing@uleth.ca to obtain an application form - starting October 15, 2020
  2. Submit the following documents via email by January 15, 2021
    1. Application Form
    2. 250-word essay explaining why you would like to participate in the program
    3. Official Transcript

INFORMATION SESSION:  TBA

    For inquiries, contact outgoing@uleth.ca

     


    Student Stories

    Education Abroad - Student Story | Zackary

    Zackary participated in the Japan Study Tour program in June 2019. He spent three weeks with other uLethbridge students visiting and studying in Sapporo. After this trip, Zackary is poised to experience …

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    Education Abroad - Student Story | Hannah

    Hannah participated in the Japan Study Tour program in June 2019. She spent three weeks with other uLethbridge students visiting and studying in Sapporo. Hannah made many long-lasting friendships on this trip.

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    Education Abroad - Student Story | McKenna

    McKenna participated in the Japan Study Tour program in June 2019. She spent three weeks with other uLethbridge students visiting and studying in Sapporo. McKenna made so many wonderful memories during her …

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    Education Abroad - Student Story | Hunter

    Hunter participated in the Japan Study Tour program in June 2019. He spent three weeks with other uLethbridge students visiting and studying in Sapporo. Read about his experience!

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    Education Abroad - Student Story | Michaela

    Michaela participated in the Japan Study Tour program in June 2019. She spent three weeks with other uLethbridge students visiting and studying in Sapporo. Read about her experience!

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