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  • Locations: Kyoto, Japan
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: CMC applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
spring 2020 09/16/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Housing: Home Stay Language Pre-Requisites: Japanese 1b
Language of Instruction: English CMC GPA Requirement: 9.0 for Fall Study and 8.5 for Spring Study
Program GPA Requirement: 9.0 Internships Available: Internships are not offered on this program.
Class Status: Junior, Senior Subjects Offered: Anthropology, Art History, Culture, Drama, Economics, Environmental Studies, Film Studies, History, Humanities, International Relations, Japanese, Linguistics, Literature, Media Studies, Minority Studies, Photography, Religious Studies, Sociology, Urban Studies
On-site semester-long required language course: Japanese Additional Pre-Requisites: none
Program Description:
Kyoto offers ample opportunities to experience both classical and contemporary Japanese civilization. Japan's capital from 794 to 1868, Kyoto's rich textures of ancient and modern embody Japanese culture and spirit.

The Associated Kyoto Program (AKP) is co-sponsored by several major American colleges and universities: Amherst, Bates, Bucknell, Carleton, Colby, Connecticut, Mount Holyoke, Oberlin, Pomona, Smith, Wesleyan, Whitman, and Williams. The program accepts approximately 45 students from the member institutions each year and utilizes facilities at Doshisha University.