Machida, Japan Program
The study abroad program in Machida, Japan was established in 2004, and is offered for an academic year or for the Spring Semester. Students have the opportunity to study Japanese language and Japanese content courses (in English) in areas such as politics, economics, education, management, history, literature, art, and intercultural communication. On site, the program is coordinated by J.F. Oberlin University, located in the Tokyo area.
The period of study for the academic year is mid-September through late July, and the spring term runs from mid-April through late July.
Spring 2013 semester program dates are March 31 to August 3, 2013. Students should arrive in Tokyo by March 30, 2013.
A completed UHM Study Abroad Center semester application, $30 application fee, and three letters of recommendation must be received by the Study Abroad Center by the following dates in order to receive consideration. Non-UHM students must also submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.
Immediately upon acceptance to the program, students are required to pay an initial payment that is non-refundable of $500.00 to ensure a place in the program. This initial payment will be applied toward the cost of the program.
Academic year deadline: March 1
Spring semester deadline: October 15