Short-Term Programs

Summer Program

Our Summer Program is a six-week, six-credit, intensive Japanese language and culture study program designed for highly motivated undergraduate students around the world. Participants can take elementary courses taught by experienced Japanese instructors to hone their Japanese language skills in a small class environment.

Program date: Monday, June 13, 2016 – Friday, July 22, 2016
Application Deadline: Friday, March 11, 2016
Levels: JPL120, JPL125, and JPL220
Credits: Six university semester credits
Fees: 305,000 JPY
(including a refundable deposit of 5,000 JPY)
Maximum Enrollment: 40
Important Dates for Admission
Friday, March 11 Deadline for application submission
Friday, April 1 Announcement of application results
Friday, April 22 Payment due
Friday, May 20 Deadline for submission of the following forms:
- Medical Information Form/Medical Treatment Authorization and Consent Form
- Arrival Form
Information about Japan
Information about Akita
Photo Gallery
Photos of the past Summer Programs are available here.

Contact Us

Should you have any questions regarding the admission procedure or program, please contact us at

Center for International Affairs
Akita International University Yuwa, Akita-City 010-1292 Japan
Tel. +81-(0)18-886-5936, +81-(0)18-886-5937
Fax. +81-(0)18-886-5853
Inbound Students :
Outbound Students :
Office Hours (Mon - Fri) 9:00 - 12:00 and 13:00 - 17:00