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Kumamoto University Spring Program

Hello ITS Students, 
We are pleased to inform you that the first Kumamoto University Spring Program is officially opened for registration.
 
The Spring Program offered by the College of Cross-Cultural and Multidisciplinary Studies at Kumamoto University was created to provide international students who have an interest in studying abroad in Japan with a chance to experience life as an international student at Kumamoto University.
 
Program duration:  Monday, February 15 – Wednesday, February 24 (10 days)
 
Place:  Kumamoto Prefecture, JAPAN
 
Participants:  
Eligible participants for this program :
・An undergraduate students studying at universities with which Kumamoto University has agreement for academic or student exchange
・Having an English language proficiency TOEFL min score. 500 or IELTS 5.0
・Considering to studying abroad in Japan in the future.
 
Contents:  
The Spring Program offers a variety of engaging activities including:
・Classroom lectures on Japanese life and culture
・Survival Japanese language classes
・First-hand cultural learning experiences
・Guided educational field trips within Kumamoto Prefecture
・Interaction and exchange with Kumamoto’s local community
 
Program Fee:  80,000 Japanese Yen
INCLUDES:  accommodation, class fees, field trip fees, and breakfast.
EXCLUDES:  the cost of transportation to or from Japan, the cost of transportation within Japan, or the cost of meals (other than breakfast) during the program.
 
Required documents:
1. Application form
2. Academic transcript (in english)
3. TOEFL certificate min. 500
4. Copy passport
 
Please kindly download the program flyers and application form on the following links:
 
Deadline submission:
December 8th, 2015 (Tuesday) before 12.00 wib via KU Liaison Office at ITS
 
Scholarship:  
Participants in the Spring Program may apply for a government scholarship of 80,000 Japanese Yen, provided by the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO).  To be eligible for the scholarship, students must have a GPA greater than or equal to 2.3, and not receive any other scholarships for this program which exceed 80,000 Japanese Yen. 
 
Notes:
There are a limited number of scholarships available. Scholarship will be awarded based on the Letter of Recommendation submitted by university.
 
Language:  
The program will be conducted in English. Japanese language ability is not a requirement.
 
 
For futher details, please kindly contact:
Ms. Mia Hernawati
Kumamoto University Liaison Office at ITS
 
Thank you so much for your attention and cooperation.