Programs : Brochure
|UW Study Abroad Program Manager:||shannonq|
|UW Study Abroad Program Manager:||shannonq|
|Academic Term||Summer Quarter (3 week program)|
|Estimated Program Fee||$1,672|
|Prerequisites||Up to 7 UW credits|
|Eligibility||Minimum 3.0 GPA; completion of Japanese 111 or equivalent prior to departure|
|Language||Instruction in English|
|Program Manager||Shannon Quinn | email@example.com|
|Priority Application Deadline||February 7|
|General||This program is geared to students who wish to focus on Japanese language at the elementary or intermediate level. Courses take place at a language school alongside other foreign students.|
Tokyo is the capital city of Japan and the most populous city in the world. It has a mix of traditional and modern elements, thereby appealing to the tastes of all who visit Tokyo. The city is home to many famous temples, large public gardens, museums, and much more.
Prerequisites and Language Requirements
Students participating in this exchange program must be have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and must have completed Japanese 111 or equivalent prior to departure.
You will approx. receive up to 7 UW credits per quarter. How our office will determine the amount is through our Credit Conversion Scale for the program.
If you would like some assistance, schedule an appointment with one of our Program Assistants here.
Students who successfully complete the 3-week program will receive up to 7 credits through the Department of Asian Languages and Literature. Students will take comprehensive Japanese and a skills-based course, and will have opportunities to sign up for extra-curricular cultural activities.
If you’re looking for a record of how courses from this institution have been transferred in the past, visit the credit equivalency database to help you determine what foreign courses might satisfy your academic needs here at the UW.
For more information about receiving credits for your study abroad, visit Earning credits abroad.
Students live in local hotels or home stays. Students will have to find their own accomodations, but they can find assistance through the Waseda Academic Solutions Corporation.
The UW Study Abroad Office can't officially advise you about visas.
The volume and diversity of students participating, the shifting requirements of foreign governments, and the complexity of these applications make it impossible for us to accurately advise you on immigration policies.
If your program requires a visa, documentation will be provided from your host institution after your acceptance.
Included in the program fee:
The Study Abroad fees will be posted to your MyUW student account and can be paid the same way that you pay tuition and other fees. Check your MyUW Account periodically for due dates. Students must pay the course-related fees directly through the King's College Summer program application.
Consult our Scholarships page to learn about UW-based and national scholarships. The Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships, and Awards can help you learn about additional opportunities.
We understand that figuring out your finances for study abroad can be complicated and we are here to help. Here are some ways to find additional support:
To create a UW Study Abroad application for this program, click the "Apply Now" button on this page and complete the requirements as instructed by the prompts. In addition to your UW Study Abroad application, you must also submit a complete Waseda University Summer Program application to Waseda University by its published deadline. Visit the Waseda University Summer Program application page for more details about its deadline and instructions.
To be eligible to study abroad, you must complete the mandatory pre-departure orientation facilitated by UW Study Abroad. Visit your study abroad homepage to complete this mandatory orientation. You must also attend any program-specific orientations offered by the program director.
UW Study Abroad Office also offers several optional orientations aimed at preparing you for your study abroad experience. You can visit the Orientation section of our website to view the current schedule and to register for any optional orientation sessions that pique your interest.
Orientation must be completed prior to the enrollment deadline for the quarter that you are studying abroad.
The University of Washington is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, and education for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation for this program, contact Disability Resources for Students at least 8 weeks in advance of your departure date. Contact info at disability.uw.edu.
The UW Study Abroad Fee is non-refundable once the payment contract has been submitted. Students withdrawing from a program may also be responsible for paying a percentage of the program fee depending on the date of withdrawal. More details about the withdrawal policy are included in your payment contract. Note that no part of the program fee is refundable once the program has begun.
The date of withdrawal is considered the business day a withdrawal form is received by UW Study Abroad. Notice of withdrawal from the program must be made in writing by completing the following steps:
Visit the Withdrawals section of our website for more information.