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Kyoto Summer Programs in Modern and Classical Japanese (KCJS), Japan
Kyoto, Japan (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
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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 - Home School: Barnard College, Columbia College, Columbia General Studies, Columbia Graduate Students, Columbia SEAS, Visiting Students - Graduate, Visiting Students - Undergraduate Summer Program: Columbia Summer Program
Discipline: Foreign Language Learning
Program Description:
Thank you for your interest in the Kyoto Summer Programs in Modern and Classical Japanese (KCJS)! The 2016 application materials and program details are not yet finalized. Most program information will be available by the end of fall 2015 term, though there still may some details outstanding. Please click "Start an Application" below to register your interest in the program with the Office of Global Programs and fill out a short Pre-Application questionnaire. Once you are registered with our system, we will notify you via email when all application components are finalized. We will also notify you of any information sessions and/or events with returned program participants.
  • 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 2016 02/15/2016 03/01/2016 TBA TBA