Japan

Japan study abroad program – Summer I, 2015

June 18 – 28, 2015

COURSES:

Credit: ARTS 1316, 1317 Drawing I, or II

General public is welcome as CE (non-credit) student

CITIES VISITED:

Planned travel dates: June 18–28.

TOKYO:

  • We will take a scholar-led Art and Architectural walking tour of Meiji-shrine, Harajuku, Omotesando and Roppongi
  • Ghibli museum
  • Other museums (Mori Art museum, Watarium museum, Nezu art museum, etc.)
  • Tokyo tower
  • Asakusa

GIFU/NAGOYA:

  • Gifu castle
  • Gifu art museum
  • Nagoya/ Osu historical district
  • Tokugawa art museum
  • Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology
  • Ise Shinto Shrine

KYOTO/NARA:

  • Kyoto’s major sights including Nijo castle, the golden Pavilion, Kyoto Imperial palace, Heian Shrine, Sanjusangendo Hall, and Kiyomizu Temple
  • Todaiji temple, and the famous deer park (1,000 deer roaming freely!)

PROGRAM COST: $ 2,000

Includes:

  • Housing in Hotel and homestay (if applicable)
  • Travel insurance
  • All transportation in Japan (Bullet train, local train, subway, etc.)
  • All cultural site visits & museums
  • Japanese/English speaking instructor

Does not include:

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

Students from other schools and universities, as well as general public are welcome to apply for the program. Credit students are required to attend all mandatory class sessions before and after the trip to Japan, and complete all necessary assignments and projects.

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.

Download Application

SUBMIT THE APPLICATION FORM TO:

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.

CALENDAR AND PAYMENT SCHEDULE: 2015

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

**calendar and schedule subject to change

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

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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