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 12, 2017 – Friday, July 21, 2017
Application Deadline: Friday, March 10, 2017
Levels: JPL120, JPL125, and JPL220
- Absolute beginners - Advanced beginning learners
- Cover Genki Vol. I (JPL120 & JPL125) and Chapters 13 through 18 of Genki Vol. II (JPL220)
- For details, please refer to "Courses" section of the "Academic & Calendar"
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 10 Deadline for application submission (Hardcopy Arrival)
Monday, April 3 Announcement of application results
Friday, April 21 Payment due
Friday, May 19 Deadline for submission of the following forms:
- Medical Information Form/Medical Treatment Authorization and Consent Form
- Arrival Form
Photo Gallery

Photos of the past Summer Programs are available here.

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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
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Office Hours (Mon - Fri) 9:00 - 12:00 and 13:00 - 17:00