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Kyoto Summer Programs in Modern and Classical Japanese (KCJS), Japan
Kyoto, Japan (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction:
English, Japanese
Language Requirement:
2 semesters of language, or equivalent (Intermediate), 6 semesters of language, or equivalent (Advanced)
Program Type: Columbia Administered Program
Program Advisor:
Robin Leephaibul:
Eligibility: CU and Visiting Undergrads, Graduate Students, and Postgrads Summer Program: Columbia Summer Program
Discipline: Foreign Language Learning
Program Description:
  • Enroll in small classes in intermediate, advanced or classical Japanese
  • Participate in program organized excursions and cultural activities
  • Explore the history and culture of Kyoto and the surrounding areas
Please use the side bar to the left for the most up to date information about this program including requirements, deadlines, the academic calendar and more detailed information about the Kyoto experience!


  Generally, the full application includes the following:
  • Application
  • Japanese Writing Sample (Intermediate and Advanced Japanese courses only)
  • Official Transcript
  • Language Recommendation (Intermediate and Advanced Japanese courses only. May be written in English or Japanese.)
  • Academic Recommendation (Classical Japanese course only. May be written in English or Japanese.)
  • Study Abroad Approval Form
  • Application fee, if applicable
If the button indicates that the program is not currently accepting applications, please send a message to with your name, school, Kyoto, and term of interest. We will notify you as soon as the application is available.

Columbia Dates & Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline/Columbia Clearance Deadline Decision Date & Deadline Note Start Date End Date
Summer 2015 03/13/2015

Admissions decisions for Columbia Programs will be sent approximately 3 to 4 weeks after the application deadline.

Columbia students applying to external programs should check with the program itself for an admissions timeline.

05/27/2015 07/24/2015
NOTE: Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis starting on January 30th. Students who apply by this deadline will receive an early decision and priority in housing arrangements. Late applications for advanced and classical Japanese will be considered if space is available until March. 13th.

** Internal Columbia deadlines may be different from program application deadlines. Be sure to check with your chosen program or school to confirm any external deadlines.

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This program is currently not accepting applications.