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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 10/22/2018
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Rolling Admission 03/25/2019 08/02/2019
Fall 2019 03/15/2019 04/01/2019 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2019-2020 03/15/2019 04/01/2019 TBA TBA

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

Indicates that deadline has passed
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Exchange Study Abroad Program Coordinator: Renee Frias
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English, Japanese Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA Eligibility: 3.0 GPA
Open to Non-KU students: No Open to graduate students: Yes
Click here for a definition of this term Fulfills KU Core Advanced Education Goal 4.2 - Culture and Diversity: Yes
Program Description:


Funding your Study Abroad Program

KU Study Abroad can do personalized financial aid and scholarship advising for students.  Please visit 108 Lippincott Hall or call 785-864-3742 to set up an appointment.  KU students who qualify for financial aid in the form of Stafford and/or other loans, Federal Grants, and KU or outside scholarships may apply the aid to the cost of a study abroad program.  
 
KU Study Abroad supplemental scholarships are available to KU degree seeking students. Applications are available online. The scholarship application deadline is March 1 for Summer, March 15th for Fall and Academic Year programs and October 1 for Spring, Winter Break and Spring Break programs.
 
For additional scholarship opportunities visit:  www.studyabroad.ku.edu/other-scholarship-opportunities

 

Application Procedures

All applicants will be required to complete several documents for each study abroad application.  Below is a list of documents that will need to be completed for an application.

        a. Statement of Purpose
        b. Academic Plan and Approval Form
        c. Verification of Minimum GPA Requirement

        d. Autobiography
        e. Official Transcript

        f. 1 General Recommendation and 1 Langauge Recommendation
        g. Authorization to Release Student Information
        h.  Student Conduct Verification
        i. Financial Aid Questionnaire

For more detailed information about the application process, please visit our Application Process page.



Program Ratings:
Overall Experience:
1 2 3 4 5
Academic Experiences:
1 2 3 4
Cultural Experience:
1 2 3 4 5
Program Reviews:
Academic Year 2012 Participant
The Tokyo metro area was a great place to experience Japanese culture and use the Japanese language in context. Being in Japan is what gave me the push into fluency.

Academic Year 2015 Participant
My favorite part of studying abroad in Japan was definitely living with my host family. It was nice having people to depend on right when I arrived in Japan who could help me sort out the red tape associated with bank accounts, immigration, train passes, etc. I also had three adorable host siblings who were always sweet and eager to learn, since I tried teaching them English from time to time. It was also nice to have a home-cooked meal everyday.

Summer 2014 Participant
The most beneficial part of this program was being able to interact with other Japanese students in the classroom. Bringing in Japanese students who volunteered to help out by being our "conversation partners" was the one thing that helped me improve my Japanese the most.