Kyoto Styudy

For those considering study abroad in Kyoto For international students in Kyoto

Short-Term Study Abroad Program

Studying abroad, not for the purpose of obtaining a degree, but for purposes such as school study, experiencing a different culture or language learning.

Universities

Doshisha University

Summer Session

At Doshisha University’s summer sessions, not only do participants study Japanese, they also pay visits to Kyoto’s famous shrines and temples and actually experience the traditional culture of Japan. Students are divided into different classes according to their Japanese ability. The classes are all conducted in Japanese. Meticulous instruction is provided to students to ensure that they can keep up.

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Doshisha Women's University

Japanese Studies Program (JSP)

The JSP at DWCLA offers up to 15 female international students both intensive Japanese language courses and Japanese culture and society courses in English.

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Doshisha Women's University

Japanese Language Immersion Course(JLIC)

The program offers introductory Japanese language courses to students whose first language is not Japanese. In addition to studying in the classroom, students can also experience multiple fieldtrips during the course, which include tours of Kyoto.

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Kyoto Institute of Technology

Kyoto Startup Summer School(KS3)

Kyoto Startup Summer School (KS³) is a two-week intensive program that brings together future change makers with established entrepreneurs, practitioners, and academics. KS³ offers hands-on learning experiences on a broad range of startup topics that provide the necessary knowledge and skills to build a successful startup.
In the last four years, 120 participants from 40+ countries joined KS³, the most international program of its kind in Japan.

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Kyoto Institute of Technology

Textile Summer School

Textiles Summer School is an ongoing collaboration with designers, textile engineers and materials scientists from Japan and overseas. The summer school will also include lectures and demonstrations by textile, materials and print specialists in relation to the overall workshop theme of: Structure, Surface, Scenario – new technologies, old challenges > old materials, new challenges.

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Kyoto Koka Women’s University

Japanese Language and Culure Program

This program offers Japanese language classes and traditional cultural activities such as tea ceremony and a gion festival visit. Both male and female students can join this program. One our student will be your partner, and will support you and have international exchange gatherings, creating many opportunities for your exchange with Japanese students.
Accommodation form: hotel, simple accommodation facilities
Time: the period and duration is negotiable. During the year, one is held starting the end of June (one month), and another in February (2 weeks).

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Kyoto Seika University

Kyoto inspiration

The “Kyoto inspiration” program of Kyoto Seika University is a new program providing participants with insights into how Kyoto’s traditional culture has had an impact on contemporary popular media, for example, manga, anime, fashion and games.
The program lasts for 12 days, and the lectures will be conducted in English. Field trips, a one-night temple stay and 2 free days for personal explorations are included in this program.

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Kyoto University

Kyoto University Amgen Scholars Program

The Program, started in 2015, is a short-term summer program with scholarship granted. The Program provides unique opportunity for undergraduate students from the globe to participate in research projects under the supervision of Kyoto University faculties.

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Kyoto University of Foreign Studies

Kyoto Japanese Summer Experience

This short-term intensive Japanese program is offered by the Kyoto University of Foreign Studies (“KUFS”). It is designed for students who wish to improve their Japanese proficiency while experiencing Japanese culture in Kyoto — an attractive, historical city and college town. We are looking forward to welcoming you here in Kyoto.

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Kyoto Saga University of Arts

Special study and training system

A system to take department / area specific classes. The period of study and training is one year. There is no graduation or completion certificate. Admission exams are conducted in the same way as regular international students.
※There are no classes specifically for exchange students.

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Ritsumeikan University

RSJP/RWJP(Ritsumeikan Summer (Winter) Japanese Program)

The Ritsumeikan Summer Japanese Program (RSJP) and Ritsumeikan Winter Japanese Program (RWJP) are programs aimed at university and graduate school students with basic Japanese proficiency. These programs are designed to comprehensively introduce Japanese language and culture. These programs offers a unique learning environment as well as opportunities for cultural exchange where participants can engage in short-term intensive language study.

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Ritsumeikan University

The College of Image Arts and Sciences Summer Program

A short-term program developed in collaboration with the College of Image Arts and Sciences. In this program participants are able to learn about movies, comics, games, and more, not only through lectures, but also through hands-on experiences. Participants will visit places where they can experience Japanese pop culture, such as the Kyoto International Manga Museum and Toei Kyoto Studio Park, thus making this program a uniquely Kyoto course.

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Japanese Language Schools

The Kyoto Center for Japanese Linguistic Studies, Kyoto Japanese Language School

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There are daily conversation courses and business courses, all are held online from 18:30 to 20:10 Japan time, so both busy people and those who do not live in Japan can take it.
There are two types of daily conversation courses, once a week and twice a week. You can study Japanese that is useful for your life.
The business course is intended for those who are N2 level or above and who actually use Japanese at work.
You can relax and acquire Japanese proficiency in the small classes of up to 6 people.

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ISI Language School Kyoto

Short-Term General Japanese

ISI Kyoto Campus is now accepting short-term students! (Special Discount Promotion Available!).
We provide Japanese language education that meets the expectations of students from around the world in an environment where students can study while experiencing the traditional culture of Kyoto. We offer a curriculum that serves a wide variety of student needs whether it be cultural experience, conversation, entering a top university or finding a job in Japan.

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The Kyoto Center for Japanese Linguistic Studies, Kyoto Japanese Language School

Japanese Intensive Course for those who wish to audit

The intensive course is designed mainly for students who aim to enter Japanese universities or graduate schools, and for those who would like to study Business Japanese.※The program in FY2020 has been canceled to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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The Kyoto Center for Japanese Linguistic Studies, Kyoto Japanese Language School

Summer Intensive Course

This course is intended for those who wish to study during the summer holidays. It is an intensive class that meets 20 lessons per week from Monday to Friday.※The program in FY2020 has been canceled to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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Kyoto Culture Japanese Language School

Summer Intensive Course

The Summer Intensive Course at our school is designed for students who sincerely wish to understand Japan and cultivate useful Japanese. We have established programs conducted outside of the school that are designed so the students can confirm and stabilize the results of studies conducted in the classroom. Further, the things the students learn outside of the classroom are incorporated in the following classroom studies. This kind of Japanese language study can only be conducted in Japan, and the experience programs have a multifarious content, including observation tours, Japanese culture experience programs, and exchange programs with Japanese university students, etc. This study program can only be found in Kyoto.

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Kyoto Minsai Japanese Language

Short Term Course

Kyoto.A historica city. A cultural city.
A metropolis where international students and the world’s leading businesses meet.
Our school is located in a quiet environment where one can fully eperience the four seasons;
we have a wonderful row of cherry blosson trees in front of the school which bloom in the spring.
At Kyoto Minsai Japanese Language School, our goal is to provide moe than just a language course-we want to give our students a living language education, one that allows them to engage and immerse themselves in japanese culture and daily life.We are aiming at a state of Minsai, which means interpersonal global connections. See you in Kyoto Minsai!!!

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Kyoto YMCA International Welfare College Japanese Course

Japanese Summer Course

Japanese Summer Course: What so you think of a short-term exchange program in the center of culture?
During the morning study, and in the afternoon/evening,
use your newly learned language skills by exploring Kyoto.
There are also exchange programs for those who wish to participate. (Participation in this is optional.)

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The International Student Study Kyoto Network

Kyoto Study Program – from Anime to Zen –

The Kyoto Study Program is a 2-week short-term organized by the Consortium of Universities in Kyoto in collaboration with Kyoto city.
Participants will be able to experience Kyoto’s cutting-edge animation technology and historic traditional culture as well as lectures and cultural-exchange programs at universities. The program is run once a year, in summer and winter, and English is the main language used.
(This year the program will not be held.)

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