Japan Study Abroad Summer 2019

UNCW Faculty-Led Study Abroad Trip with Course Credits


Information Session: November 6th, 2018 at 4 PM in Education Building Room 266

June 15 - June 29, 2019

Dr. Christine Liao (liaoc@uncw.edu) and Dr. Amy Moody (moodya@uncw.edu)

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2018 Participating Student Reflection Video

OSAKA, NARA, KYOTO, HIROSHIMA, Miyajima, Matsue, and more


Visit Japanese K-12 Schools

Observe classes and work with teachers and students in Japan

Integrating Japanese culture in the curriculum

2018 Participating Student Reflection Video on Japanese Education


Japanese traditions

Gourmet food

Japanese art

Japanese pop-culture


Historical Sites

World Culture Heritage Sites

Temples Scenery and Japanese Gardens

Modern Big City

Beautiful Countryside

2018 participating students working with Japanese teachers and students in the schools


Earn up to 6 semester hours of credits

Take Comparative Education Japan-US and/or International Field Experience Japan in the Spring or Summer I

The credits can count toward your concentration or elective requirements if applicable

Who Can Participate?

UNCW undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in Education, Japanese Education, and Japanese Culture


Program fee includes: program costs, railpass, health insurance

Other costs: UNCW course tuition, lodgings, airfare, meals, taxi and subway fares, entrance fees, passport, if needed

(See the UNCW study abroad application page for the estimation of costs)


How do the courses and credits work? Scholarship? Financial aid? What is Japanese culture like? How about the weather? What should I dress? How about the food? How can I apply?

Contact Trip leaders with all your questions.

Trip Leaders: Dr. Christine Liao (liaoc@uncw.edu) and Dr. Amy Moody (moodya@uncw.edu)


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