Due to limited accommodation space, this program has a maximum capacity. Interested students are strongly encouraged to apply by the early application deadline. TnCIS anticipates that a wait list will be initiated for the regular acceptance applicants. Contact TnCIS if you have questions.
The program will be based in Tokyo, Japan. Tokyo is the largest city in Japan and one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world. The country is highly industrialized with a very unique cultural heritage. Japan is home to Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Sony, Canon, Mitsubishi, Prometric Japan and other large companies in the world. Likewise, it boasts some of the most creative industries in the world and its cinema and art are innovative and globally trend setting.
Japan is the place where old meets new, tradition meets modernity and change. It is a country of social, cultural and technological contrasts. Tokyo is one the world’s most colorful and fascinating capitals. You will see new and perhaps strange fashion trends, taste the most novel and elegant dishes, and feel the pulse of the Japanese cities we visit.
Students in TnCIS Japan 2017 will have the opportunity to take Composition II, Macroeconomics, Principle Topics in Marketing, and Introduction to Film Studies. Understanding the global world today is more imperative than ever. This program is designed to provide students with an opportunity to live in one of the largest cities of in the world, to understand how old eastern trading culture meshes with the modern world, meet new people, and learn new ideas. This dynamic destination will provide infinite inspiration for students learning about business, writing, or film while enriching their creativity with a global perspective.
Please note: Prospective students should be aware that study abroad programs require a great deal of walking. You should be prepared to walk several miles each day. You may also walk over uneven, possibly slippery or rocky terrain, even in cities.
Excursions may include: There may be excursions to a number of major destinations and cultural attractions in Tokyo such as: Tokyo TV Tower, Tsukiji Fish Market, Bunkyo Civic Center, Metropolitan Building, Meiji Shrine, Yoyogi Park, Shibuya Crossing, Daimaru department store, karaoke, origami, taiko drums, sumo, and traditional Japanese bath. In addition, we may venture outside of Tokyo and, Kyoto (Nijo Castle, Kiyomizu-dera), Nagoya, Hiroshima (A-bomb memorial) and Kamakura. Students may be paired up with Japanese university students (Buddies) to take part in these excursions.
Classes: Classes will be held four times a week for three hours per day in the mornings and subject-specific assignments will be given in the afternoons. Classrooms may be held in sponsoring universities and/or public libraries or other public spaces.
Accommodations: Students will share rooms with other same-gender students in clean, comfortable hostels. Students will be provided meal stipends to cover breakfast and lunch daily. When the program travels outside of Tokyo, students will lodge in hostels in the destination cities as well.