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Summer Session (Japanese Language and Cultural Studies)

Center for Japanese Language and Culture, Doshisha University offers a short term, two-week-long, program in summer. Participants will learn "Japanese Language" and "Traditional Culture and Life in Kyoto". Japanese language classes will help you to develop comprehensive language skills, and participants will learn the peculiar traditions and culture of Kyoto in “Traditional Culture and Life in Kyoto” classes.

Each class is usually kept to a small group, and the participants will have supporting system by students of Doshisha University and Doshisha Women's College of Liberal Arts, such as helping discussion sessions in Japanese culture classes. Additionally, some events are organized to interact with those students.

Doshisha University Summer Session 2022 (Online)

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We are delighted to announce that the Center for Japanese Language and Culture will organize "Doshisha Summer Session 2022" in July 2022.

Why don't you have a glance of our studying abroad program?
Looking forward to a lot of application!
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Requirements
  1. A basic level of Japanese proficiency
    (those who can at least read Hiragana, Katakana and give a brief self-introduction in Japanese)
    Those with no previous knowledge of Japanese are not eligible.
  2. High school diploma or above
    Priority will be given to students from Doshisha’s partner institutions in case the number of applicants exceeds the quota.
    Applications from both domestic and overseas are welcomed.

Duration
July 18 (Mon) -29 (Fri), 2022
On July 12 (Tue) there will be an orientation, Japanese language placement test and an opportunity to get to know Doshisha students.

Program Fees
50,000 JPY

Application Period
from Friday, April 1 to Saturday, April 22

Application Instructions
Online Application Instructions[PDF 165KB]
1. First Step
Via MS-Forms
2. Second Step
Application documents should be submitted by email attached
*For those who submitted the first step, an email about the second step will be sent to your registered email account.

Second Step Application Documents
Motivation Letter and Letter of Consent (photo data attached)[PDF 211KB]
・Photo data of Student Card or Photo data of Passport


Capacity
Approximately 35 (Minimum number of participants: 20)


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Please see the report of Summer Session 2021 below.

Report: “Doshisha Summer Session 2021” (organized by Center for Japanese Language and Culture)

Center for Japanese Language and Culture hosted “Doshisha Summer Session 2021” conducted online for two weeks, from July 19, 2021 to July 30. It has been 5 years since the program was held for the last time. We had 15 participants this time from Korea, China, Taiwan, Israel, USA and Australia.

The program was composed of Japanese language classes as well as Japanese culture classes “Traditional Culture and Life in Kyoto”.

For details, please see the Official Website of Doshisha University.
「日本のきもの文化」の授業風景
「坐禅体験」の授業風景

"Summer Session 2021" (Online) [Application closed]

Application closed.
Thank you so much for a lot of applications.


Center for Japanese Language and Culture (CJLC), Doshisha University is delighted to announce that “Doshisha University Summer Session” is back in 2021 summer! It has been almost 5 years since we held the last summer session. This summer session is to learn Japanese language and traditional culture and life in Kyoto. There will be some opportunities to interact with Doshisha students. We look forward to your application!

Eligible1. A basic level of Japanese proficiency (those who can at least read Hiragana, Katakana and give a brief self-introduction in Japanese)
*Those with no previous knowledge of Japanese are not eligible.

2. High school diploma or above
*Priority will be given to students from Doshisha’s partner institutions in case the number of applicants exceeds the quota.
*Applications from overseas are also welcomed.
CapacityApproximately 35 (Minimum number of participants: 25)
Fees48,000 JPY
ApplicationMS-Forms
Application deadline17:00 pm Tuesday June 8 (JST)
DetailsSummer Session 2021 (Online)[PDF 1.4MB]
InquiresCenter for Global Education and Japanese Language, Doshisha niversity
Email:ji-nbn@mail.doshisha.ac.jp
"Summer Session 2021" (Online)
"Summer Session 2021" (Online)

Japanese Language and Culture One-Point Lesson (Online, for Free) [Application closed]

Application closed.
Thank you so much for a lot of applications. We will contact the applicants by May 26.


Center for Japanese Language and Culture (CJLC), Doshisha University is delighted to announce that “Doshisha University Summer Session” is back in 2021 summer! It has been almost 5 years since we held the last summer session.

We are organizing a pre-event “Doshisha University Japanese Language and Culture One-Point Lesson” from May 31 to June 5. The pre-event is for free and conducted online. It would be a great opportunity to have a glance of our Japanese Language and Culture Program.

The all lessons are given by CJLC instructors and conducted online. You can select lessons from 15 lessons as you like.

Why don’t you study Japanese Language and Culture together!!

EligibleCurrent undergraduate/postgraduate student outside of Japan
*International students currently based in Japan are also welcomed.
Capacity20 each (If applicants are more than each capacity, there will be a selection based on application forms)
ApplicationMS-Forms
DetailsJapanese Language and Culture One-Point Lesson[PDF 1.1MB]
InquiresCenter for Global Education and Japanese Language, Doshisha niversity
Email:ji-nbn@mail.doshisha.ac.jp
Japanese Language and Culture One-Point Lesson (Online, for Free)
Japanese Language and Culture One-Point Lesson (Online, for Free)