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  • Locations: Hiroshima, Japan; Kyoto, Japan; Nara, Japan; Tokyo, Japan
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Cost:: Summer
Program Dates:
Program Dates:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 02/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission 06/01/2019 07/02/2019

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Number of Credits: 3, 6 Credit Type: WKU Credit
Field of Study: JAPANESE, RELIGIOUS STUDIES Minimum GPA: 2.0
Program Catagory: WKU Partner Program Colonnade Credit: No
Class Eligibility: 1. Freshman, 2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior
Program Description:

Experience Japan

KIIS JAPANThe KIIS Japan program offers students an opportunity to discover the multidimensional image of Japan to gain insight into its complex and dynamic culture and society. The program will visit Nara, Tokyo, Nikko, Hiroshima, and Kyoto. In addition to regular classes, students will attend flower arranging and calligraphy workshops, and visit the educational institutions and historical and cultural sites. Students also will experience an 8-day homestay in Nara. Note: Students should be aware that excursions may be physically strenuous and involve walking several miles at a time.



JAPN 210 Intermediate Japanese Conversation Abroad 
JAPN 115 Introduction to Japanese Culture
JAPN 310 Advanced Japanese Conversation Abroad
RELS 399 Topics: East Asian Religious Traditions
RELS 399 Topics: Shinto in Japanese Life