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/
Students must be in good academic standing at Pitzer College and have a 2.0 or higher GPA on a 4.0 scale.
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.
|Japanese Society OR|
|One elective from Group 1:|
Japan and East Asia in Motion OR
Japanese Economy and Business OR
The Japanese Production System in Context
|One Elective from Group 2:|
International Relations of East Asia OR
Contemporary Japanese and American Politics and Society
Summer: June 7 to July 11, 2019
Short-term program brochure for course descriptions: 2019 KGU Summer School
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.