Pitzer Summer Study in Japan

Summer 2015 Information Sessions will be held during spring semester 2015.

Applications will be due early spring semester 2015.

Course Credits
Semester Units
Japanese Society and Culture
Independent Study (optional)
Suggested Preparation
Coursework in Japanese language or Japanese area studies strongly recommended
Program Dates
Summer: Early June to mid July

This four-week program is open only to students of The Claremont Colleges. Located in the city of Kobe, the program consists of Japanese language class, lectures on Japanese culture, a family stay, and field trips to places of economic, political, and cultural interest. You may also add a second independent study course on an aspect of Japanese culture of particular interest. This option must be supervised by a faculty member at The Claremont Colleges. Classes are held at Kobe Shukugawa Gakuin University (KSGU) in Kobe, Japan. The Summer Study in Japan Program is part of a comprehensive exchange agreement between Pitzer College and KSGU.