Nagasaki University Summer Exchange

SGHSS Summer Program

Nagasaki, Japan

Important Information

Program Dates

July 3 - 21, 2023


JPY 312,230 (approx. $2,825)

Language of Instruction


Course Credit

HUM 1xxx

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About the Program

Dive into the rich history of Japan while exploring Nagasaki with Nagasaki University's School of Global Humanities and Social Sciences summer program. Spend 16 days learning from the program's theme "Learning in/of Nagasaki." The program is built about three sub-themes: Peace and Nuclear Abolition, History and Cultural Exchange with Mainland Asia, and Hidden Christianity. Go on multiple excursions to the Atomic Bomb Museum, various shrines and temples, and much more.

Program Fee

Included in Program Fee

The estimated program fee of JPY 312,230 (approx. $2,825) includes the University of Nagasaki's course fee, accommodations, and activities/excursions.

The program fee listed was for 2023, and is subject to change for 2024.

Not Included in Program Fee

The estimated program fee does not include U of L tuition for one course, travel between Canada and Japan, and other living/personal expenses such as food.


Day Lecture/Activity Day Lecture/Activity

Introduction: Geographical Background


Lectures: Historical Background


Lecture 1: Historical Background

Lecture 2: Historical Background


Lecture: Historical Background

Field Excursion Guide

Group work: Preparatory study for the excursion


Excursion in Urakami


Excursion (Sotome area) 


Group work

Presentation and discussion


Group work


Lecture 3: History of cultural exchange (1): Ceramic industry

Lecture 4: History of cultural exchange (2): Nagasaki Chinese


Excursion (Twenty-Six Martyrs Museum)


Excursion: Chinese culture 


Group work


Group work

Presentation and Discussion


Presentation and Discussion

Global Skills Opportunity Funding

Domestic undergraduate students who participate in this summer program will receive up to $5,000 through the Global Skills Opportunity Award.

Underrepresented students: up to $5,000

  • Indigenous students
  • Students with a disability
  • Low income students (receiving government student loans or grants)

All other eligible students: up to $2,500

Application Process

  1. Attend an upcoming info session.
  2. Apply to the summer exchange program on MyExperience under Campus Programs.
  3. We will review applications after the February 15 deadline and contact you with steps to apply to the partner if you are accepted.

Email with any questions about the program or application process.