CUNY - College of Staten Island: Kyoto - Study Abroad at Ritsumeikan University

1 recent review
This program only open to students enrolled at CUNY, the City University of New York.  CUNY students should see their study abroad advisor for more details.

In ancient city of Kyoto with rich cultural heritage, CSI’s partner institution, Ritsumeikan University, offers two summer program options: 5-week program which gives a comprehensive introduction to Japanese language and culture and 2-week program... read more

All Reviews

OVERALL RATING 5.0
Based on 1 Review
Cost of Living
Social/Cultural
Admin
Food
Housing
Academics
Overall Experience
September 14, 2017 Kawaii!
yes, I learned that I have to hone my speaking skills and to not music to block out when I want to ignore a situation.i can face it head on or just enjoy the moment. - Borough of Manhattan Community College View Entire Review

About

In ancient city of Kyoto with rich cultural heritage, CSI’s partner institution, Ritsumeikan University, offers two summer program options: 5-week program which gives a comprehensive introduction to Japanese language and culture and 2-week program which focuses on Japanese pop culture. In the 5-week Japanese Language and Culture Program, students will have an opportunity to take intensive Japanese language classes while experiencing the cultural exchange and exploration through fieldtrips and workshops about Japanese culture. 2-week Japanese Pop Culture Program is offered in conjunction with the College of Image Arts and Science at Ritsumeikan University, and it explores particular elements of Japanese pop culture that have had a substantial influence globally such as film, manga, video games through lectures and field trips.


Ritsumeikan University is one of the top-ranked private universities in Japan. Kinugasa Campus, located in the north-west of Kyoto, the old capital of Japan, is surrounded by many historic temples and UNESCO World Heritage sites such as the Golden Pavilion and Ryoanji Temple, providing a serene environment for education and research. It is Ritsumeikan University’s main campus, hosting 18,000 stu-dents, and the university’s center for liberal arts studies.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Summer
Instruction Language(s):
  • Japanese
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Japanese Language, Literature
  • Japanese Studies
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Website
Take me there!

Statistics

Social Media