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  • Locations: Tokyo, Japan
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Temple University 
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Advisor:
Candice Snowden
Who Can Apply?:
UMA only - non-UMA students consult your study abroad office
Fields of Study:
Anthropology, Art, Art History, Asian Studies, Communication, Economics, General Studies, History, Japanese Languages & Literature, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology
Host Institution:
Temple University
Language(s) of Instruction:
English
Language Prerequisite:
0 College-Level Semester
Language Credits Available:
3 credits
Program Provider:
Temple University
Program Type:
Internship (Full), Study Abroad
Housing:
Apartment, Family Home Stay, Residence Hall
In Classes With:
Mostly Host Country Students
Minimum Class Standing:
1st Semester Sophomore
Minimum GPA:
2.75
Classification of Credits Available:
Full-Time, Internship Credits
Program Description:

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Temple University, Japan Campus Study Abroad Programs

 

The Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ), study abroad program offers U.S. undergraduates the opportunity to study in Tokyo for a semester, full academic year, or summer. You may choose from a broad range of courses, including several focusing on Asia, and will study alongside bilingual Japanese students, who comprise about 40 percent of the student body, and with TUJ's international students from over 60 countries around the world.

 


 

ACADEMICS

 

A wide range of courses are available; here they are categorized into five broader areas of study:

  • Art
    • 3-D Design
    • Computer Imaging
    • Digital Photography
    • Drawing
    • Painting
    • Printmaking
       
  • Asian Studies
    Many Asian Studies courses are cross-listed with other disciplines such as:
    • American Studies
    • Anthropology
    • Art History
    • History
    • Political Science
    • Sociology
    • Psychology

 


 

 

ELIGIBILITY

Eligibility is limited to students who:

  • are currently enrolled as full-time, matriculated undergraduate students at a U.S. institution and will have completed at least two semesters of college-level study with a satisfactory scholastic average (minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale from all colleges and universities attended).
  • intend a full-time program of study at Temple University, Japan Campus, and will be applying credits earned toward a degree.
  • are not on academic or disciplinary probation or warning.

We welcome the participation of qualified students from all U.S. colleges and universities.

Students will be selected mainly on the basis of their intellectual purpose and emotional maturity.
 

 

 


 

 

PROGRAM SERVICES
 

Pre-departure Materials

Once accepted, we provide you with detailed pre-departure materials designed to guide you in preparing yourself for your time in Japan. Pre-departure materials include:

  • Course registration materials

  • Passport information and visa application instructions

  • Travel and arrival information

  • Insurance information

  • Health and safety information

  • Housing information

  • Billing document, containing confirmed tuition and program fees, and payment policies

  • Cultural information

Orientation Programs
Our staff hosts an orientation at Temple's Main Campus in Philadelphia during the semester prior to your departure. An on-site orientation is conducted in Tokyo during the first several days of the program.

 

Housing

Housing options include:

  • Program-arranged dorms and apartments
  • Program-arranged homestays available for selected students, with priority given to those with prior study of the Japanese language

  • Independent housing

For information about housing options, visit the Temple Japan Housing page.
 

 

 


 

APPLICATION DEADLINES

Fall Semester / Academic Year - April 1                                                     

Spring Semester - October 1

Summer Session - February 15

Apply Now for a Semester or the Academic Year
 

Apply Now for Summer
 

 

 


 

 

Temple University

Education Abroad and Overseas Campuses

200 Tuttleman Learning Center

1809 N. 13th St.

Philadelphia, PA 19122

215-204-0720

study.abroad@temple.edu

 

www.temple.edu/studyabroad

 

 

 

 

 



Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UMass/IPO Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2018-2019 05/01/2018 ** Varies 08/27/2018 04/27/2019
NOTE: Please check the partner program website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above is the date when UMass materials, signature documents, and questionnaires need to be handed in or completed. If the program start and end dates read "TBA," consult the program's website or your IPO advisor.
Fall 2018 05/01/2018 ** Varies 08/27/2018 12/15/2018
NOTE: Please check the partner program website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above is the date when UMass materials, signature documents, and questionnaires need to be handed in or completed. If the program start and end dates read "TBA," consult the program's website or your IPO advisor.
Summer 2018 05/01/2018 ** Varies 05/22/2019 08/04/2019
NOTE: Please check the partner program website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above is the date when UMass materials, signature documents, and questionnaires need to be handed in or completed. If the program start and end dates read "TBA," consult the program's website or your IPO advisor.
Spring 2019 10/01/2018 10/01/2018 01/07/2019 04/27/2019

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.