Japan study abroad program – Summer I, 2015

June 8 - July 10, 2015


Credit: ARTS 1316, 1317 Drawing I, or II

Non-Credit: Choose from art, music (wind ensemble/ instrument repair/ music therapy), or early childhood development to study at Ogaki Women's College



  • Tuition to Ogaki Womens’ College
  • Housing in Hotel and homestay
  • Travel insurance
  • Domestic transportation in Japan (Bullet train, local train, subway, etc.)
  • Field trips to Tokyo, Kyoto and others
  • Entrance fees to field trip sites & museums (includes Ghibli museum)
  • Japanese/English speaking instructor

Does not include:

  • International airfare
  • COM tuition & fees
  • Meals
  • Passport fee

Take the information with you

Download the 2015 Flier

Students from other schools and universities, as well as general public are welcome to apply for the program.

You will have the opportunity to learn Japanese culture, attend classes at Ogaki Women’s college (male students are welcome to apply to this program) to experience and learn manga/anime along with Japanese students, and visit historical and cultural sites. Non-credit students may choose to study in the department of art, music or early childhood development.

Japanese skills are not necessary; however, those who are interested in learning Japanese language are strongly encouraged to apply for the program. Japanese/English speaking instructor will accompany the trip.

Application Form

Download Application Form


College of the Mainland Japan Study Abroad Program
Attention: Mayuko Ono Gray
1200 Amburn Rd. Texas City TX 77591

Or drop off the form to Fine Arts building, room 127.


3/31 Application form due
Interview will be conducted after receiving your application form.
4/10 Program fee and airfare (not included in the program cost) due
6/8 First day of Summer I course
6/8 – 6/10 Preparation and orientation. We will meet in class at COM (credit students)
6/11 Depart from Houston. We will meet at IAH airport
6/26 Return to Houston. We will separate at IAH airport
6/29 – 7/10 We will meet in classes at COM. Date/time TBA (credit students)
7/10 Last day of Summer I course. Final critique.

**calendar and schedule subject to change


Contact: Mayuko Ono Gray, Director, COM Japan Study Abroad Program
Email: mgray@com.edu
Phone: 409-933-8354
Office: Fine Arts building, room 127
Facebook: www.facebook.com/comjapanstudyabroad

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