The Summer Program fee does NOT include insurance. All summer program participants are required to purchase comprehensive overseas travel insurance BEFORE departing from their home country to cover a wide range of expenses in case of disease, hospitalization, repatriation, etc. providing coverage from the flight to Japan through to return to their country of origin. An example of basic overseas travel insurance coverage is given in the table below.

Insurance Package
Coverage affordedInsurable Amount
JPY*Estimate in USD
Injury Death20,000,000 JPY133,841 USD
Injury Residual Disability20,000,000 JPY133,841 USD
Injury Medical Expenses20,000,000 JPY133,841 USD
Sickness Death20,000,000 JPY133,841 USD
Sickness Medical Expenses20,000,000 JPY133,841 USD
Emergency Reunion20,000,000 JPY133,841 USD
Liability100,000,000 JPY669,209 USD
Baggage400,000 JPY2,676 USD
*USD=149.43 JPY at TTS rate as of October 24, 2022

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
Email:[mail summerprogram]
Office Hours (Mon – Fri) 9:00 – 12:00 and 13:00 – 17:00