Home / Content / Japanese Language and Religion in Hiroshima

Japanese Language and Religion in Hiroshima

May 18 to June 24, 2017

This program will  be led by Miko Foard, Senior Lecturer in Japanese and Bradley Wilson, lecturer in Japanese.  

ASU Summer Program offers a five week first summer session in Hiroshima

Location: Hiroshima Shudo University

Courses offered:   

  • Second Year Japanese I (JPN 201)       
  • Third Year Japanese I (JPN301)
  • Intermediate Japanese Conversation (JPN394)
  • Memory and Identity in Japanese Religion  (SLC 394)  Required for both 2nd year student and 3rd year student. 

Earn 5 credits in Japanese Language and 2 credits in Japanese Religion and Culture over five weeks while staying at the beautiful Seminar House.

  • Includes weekend day trips and one overnight trip to historical cultural sites in and around Hiroshima.

  • Applicants just have completed two semesters of Japanese language (or its equivalent) to enroll in JPN 201; and four semesters (or its equivalent) to enroll in JPN 301.

  • Applicants must have earned a grade of B- or higher in JPN102 for Second Year Students or JPN202 for Third Year students.

  • Hiroshima is also unique in having two UNESCO World

Want more info?

The Arizona State University Summer Program in Japan will be held at Hiroshima Shudo University (HSU) in the City of Hiroshima. You will earn 5 credits in Japanese Language and 2 credits in Memory and Identity in Japanese Religion over five weeks while staying at the beautiful Seminar House on the HSU campus. This program includes weekend trips and an overnight trip to historical cultural sites in and around Hiroshima. HSU’s history goes back to 1725. Its spacious campus is situated on a hill in the northwest of Hiroshima, and a monorail or a bus provides rapid access to the center of the city. Hiroshima is also unique in having two UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Atomic Bomb Dome and the Itsukushima Shrine of Miyajima. The shrine is traditionally considered one of the three most scenic places in Japan

Cost Information

Exchange program participants will pay ASU tuition and fees for the term of the Exchange program, according to the individual student's classification and degree level. In addition to ASU tuition and fees, participants are also responsible for paying the following non-refundable fees:

  • $50 Application Fee
  • $400 Administrative Fee
  • Mandatory Medical Insurance Fee*

All other costs associated with participation in the program are the responsibility of the individual student.

Be sure to reference the Academic Year Cost Sheet for information on any additional estimated expenses.

The program may allow for time which can be spent in non-program activities. Participants may wish to travel, sightsee or participate in activities or events in which they have a personal interest. Please note that the participant is fully responsible for making arrangements and for all costs of transportation, lodging, food and additional expenses that may be associated with any non-Program activities.

*The actual amount of the Medical Insurance Fee charged to each student depends on the program duration.