Study at Tamagawa 2024 Summer
Tamagawa University

Learn & Experienct Japan!

Study at Tamagawa
2024 Summer
“Current Issues in Japan”


Course Descriptions

Course 1. Current Issues in Japan (30 hours)

Take lectures on topics such as "Education," "Art & Culture," "Tourism," "Business," and "Society." Go on fieldwork to the places related to the class topics.
Please see the detailed course description from here.

Course 2. Elementary Japanese (8 hours)

Acquire the elementary Japanese necessary for traveling and staying in Japan.

Course 3. Japanese Culture (8 hours)

Experience traditional Japanese culture such as “Calligraphy” and “Tea Ceremony”.

Course 4. Excursions (Not included in the total contact hours)

Visit sites related to the lectures or sightseeing places in Hakone (day trip).

Tamagawa students take the lectures and go on fieldwork together.
Participants have lots of time interacting with Tamagawa students while learning and experiencing about Japan!


July 31 (Wed.) - August 14 (Wed.) , 2024

Please see the tentative timetable from here.


10 students

Minimum number of participants: 5 students

Academic Credit

Credit: 3 credits (46 contact hours in total)

Participants will receive a Certificate at the Closing Ceremony. Tamagawa will issue a Grade Report and the information sheet detailing the grading system and total contact hours of the program. Tamagawa will send them to the participant’s home university via e-mail within one month of the end date of the program.
Tamagawa will not issue any credits to participants, so participants should consult with their home university whether or not they will award the credits.


  • ・A student at one of Tamagawa's partner universities
  • ・18 years old and over on the first day of the program
  • ・Those who can follow instructions in English
  • ・A beginner in Japanese
  • ・Those who can obtain a visitor's visa into Japan (if needed)

Fees & Apply

Program Fees

110,000 JPY

  • ・Tuition
  • ・Fieldwork fee
  • ・Excursion fee
  • ・Administrative charge
NOT includes:
  • ・Round-trip airfare
  • ・Transportation from/to airport
  • ・Accommodation
  • ・Daily expenses (Meals, transportation etc)
  • ・Insurance

Payment Deadline

The payment deadline and instruction will be provided to successful applicants.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation fees will apply depending on the date of cancellation.

Application Procedure

  • *Application for SaT 2024 Summer has been closed.
  • 1.Apply by May 15 (Wed.), 2024 (JST)
    Step 1. Submit online application form
    Step 2. Submit documents via email (
  • 2.Receive an email and the result by May 25 (Sat.), 2024
  • 3.Complete payment


Tamagawa has a partnership with Hotel Resol Machida and can arrange a room for participants.
The accommodation cost is about 142,000 JPY for 16 nights (meals not included).
Non-smoking single room.
Checking-in: July 30; Checking-out: August 15

For those who wish to arrange their own housing may declare at the time of application.


6-1-1 Tamagawagakuen, Machida, Tokyo 194-8610 Japan See map(google map)

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