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Program Overview

Study abroad in Japan provides you with education, culture, and field experience all at the same time. You will visit Japanese K-12 schools and work with the students in the classroom, learn Japanese traditional culture, visit historical and world heritage sites, and experience the modern cities as well as the countryside of Japan. The course associated with the study abroad experience are focused on comparing the education in Japan and the US, learn to integrate Japanese culture in the curriculum, learning about Japanese culture, history, and the arts, and expanding global perspective. Both undergraduate and graduate students can participate in this study abroad program. The graduate level course will provide graduate students with in-depth learning. You can earn 3-course credits through this study abroad program.

  • Visit Japanese K-12 Schools
  • Observe classes and work with teachers and students in Japan
  • Integrating Japanese culture in the curriculum

2019 Participating student reflection video1: https://youtu.be/T7B3acFSdXQ

2019 Participating student reflection video2: https://youtu.be/1ZjQWuO6AzQ

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International Field Experience Japan, Summer I

The credits can count toward your concentration or elective requirements if applicable

Tentative Dates

May 15-May 30, 2020

Application Deadline

Janurary 17, 2020

Apply at OIP website

Contact Information

Dr. Christine Liao (liaoc@uncw.edu)
Dr. Meredith Jones (Jonesmk@uncw.edu)