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Doshisha Women's College of Liberal Arts

Location: Kyoto, Japan
Website: Info for exchange students
Terms: September-December
Language of Instruction: Japanese and English
Minimum language requirements: Japanese language requirements will differ according to the program chosen

Highlights

Japanese Studies ProgramThis program offers up to 15 female international students both intensive Japanese language courses and Japanese culture and society courses in English. DWCLA students also participate in the culture courses. Students not only study in the classroom but also take field trips, which include tours of Kyoto.

  • Minimum language requirement: At least one year of Japanese study experience. Examples could include Japanese courses at university, Japanese courses at high school, or informal activities such as Japanese language and culture clubs.
  • Housing: Homestay or dormitory
  • Grants are available to subsidize accommodation costs (homestay or dormitory fees)

Japanese Language Immersion CourseThis program offers introductory Japanese language courses to students whose first language is not Japanese. Students not only study in the classroom but also take field trips, which include tours of Kyoto.

  • Participants: This program is open only to female undergraduate students or graduates whose goal is to improve their Japanese language skills.
  • Minimum language requirement: At least 6 months of Japanese study experience prior to the course. Examples could include Japanese courses at university, Japanese courses at high school, or informal activities such as Japanese language and culture clubs.
  • Terms:
    • Term A (4 weeks): mid-May to mid-June
    • Term B (4 weeks): end of June to mid-July
    • Students may stay for both terms if they wish
  • Housing: Homestay or dormitory
  • Grants are available to subsidize accommodation costs (homestay or dormitory fees)

Area of study

  • Japanese language and culture

Exchange Credit History

 See the exchange credit history listing of courses that have been previously evaluated from Doshisha Women's College of Liberal Arts. Note that this is a guide only, and not a guarantee that your courses would be evaluated in the same way.

Housing

  • Housing: homestay or dormitory - see highlights above for details based on the chosen program

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