Kwansei Gakuin University – summer

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Open to Pitzer students only.  Program options subject to change.

Program Title: Kwansei Gakuin University – summer 

Host Institution: Kwansei Gakuin University (KGU) in Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan https://ciec.kwansei.ac.jp/study/shortprograms/

Eligibilty
Students must be in good academic standing at Pitzer College and have a 2.0 or higher GPA on a 4.0 scale.

Application
Students must first apply through Pitzer’s Office of Study Abroad and International Programs. If accepted by Pitzer, students will then be asked to complete the Kwansei Gakuin application.

2019 Courses
Course Credits
Semester Units
Japanese Society OR
Japanese Culture
0.50
2
One elective from Group 1:

Japan and East Asia in Motion   OR
Japanese Economy and Business   OR
The Japanese Production System in Context

0.75
3
One Elective from Group 2:
International Relations of East Asia  OR
Contemporary Japanese and American Politics and Society
0.75
3
TOTALS
2.0
8

Program Dates
Summer: June 7 to July 11, 2019

Courses
Short-term program brochure for course descriptions:  2019 KGU Summer School

Study Trips
Students have short study trips which may include visits to Nara, Asuka and Yoshino, Nissin Cupnoodles Museum, Toyota (Nagoya) or Kyoto (Fushimi Inari-taisha, Kinkaku-ji).

Housing and Board Options
Students will live with host families or in international dormitories provided by KGU depending upon availability. Host families are located within a 60-minute commute to KGU. Host families provide breakfast and dinner on weekdays and three meals a day on weekends. The international dorms are self-catered.