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Summer 2014 in Mishima, Japan

Program Type: Group experience led by SBU faculty

Dates: May 30th - June 29th, 2014*

* There will be a mandatory pre-departure orientation on the SBU campus from May 24th - May 28th




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Program Description:
This four week total immersion program is hosted by the Mishima campus of Nihon University. Students have the opportunity to live and attend classes under the shadow of Mt. Fuji, the symbol of Japan. Prior to departure, students will receive an intensive four day orientation.
During the Edo period, Mishima was an important post-town on the Tokaido Highroad, which connected Kyoto to Tokyo.  Hiroshige Ando, a famous woodblock print artist, depicted Mishima as one of the 53 stages of the Tokaido Highroad. In addition to its rich cultural history, Mishima is only one hour from Tokyo by bullet train.

Program Highlights:

  • Overnight excursion to Kyoto
  • Visits to local museums and cultural sites
  • Activities with Nihon University students
  • Home stay with Japanese families

Undergraduate Courses Offered:
Students will select 6 to 9 credits from the following:

  • JPN 111 Elementary Japanese I – 4 credits
  • JPN 211 Intermediate Japanese I – 3 credits
  • JPN 311 Advanced Japanese I – 3 credits
  • AAS 216 Introduction to Japanese Studies (DEC J) – 3 credits
  • AAS 487 Supervised Research in Asian and Asian-American Studies
  • ANT 311 Immersion in Another Culture (DEC J) – 3 credits

Living Arrangements:
Participants live with a host family

Health Insurance:
International coverage through the SUNY provider, HTH Worldwide, is mandatory and included in the Program Fee

Program Costs:

  • $60 Application Processing Fee
  • $200 Administrative Fee (non-refundable)
  • Tuition costs: $245 per credit for New York residents, $742 per credit for non-residents
  • Program Fee: $2,200 (includes housing, two meals per day, group excursions, and international health insurance)
  • Airfare: All participants will fly as a group with the program director. Upon acceptance, students will be given the necessary flight information and will purchase tickets individually. Students are encouraged to book early to secure the best price.
  • *All Fees subject to change

Eligibility:
  • Language proficiency is NOT required. 
  • All undergraduates in good academic standing (2.0 GPA or higher) may apply..
Application Deadline:
  • *Extended to March 15,2014*
  • Applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview with the Program Director after the deadline. Admissions decisions will be sent via e-mail in early- to mid-April.
  • Late applications considered at the Program Director’s discretion.
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Contact
Eva Nagase
Program Director (learn more about Eva Nagase here )
Asian and Asian American Studies
1125 Humanities Building
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11790-5354
(631) 632-1423
enagase@notes.cc.sunysb.edu

Jen Green
Study Abroad Advisor
International Academic Programs and Services
Stony Brook University
E1340 Melville Library
Stony Brook, NY 11794
jennifer.green@stonybrook.edu

Gunma University *Chemistry Studies Only

Program Type: International Summer University Program

Dates: May 26 - July 6, 2014

Website: Gunma University

Location: Japan

language of Instruction: English

Program Description:
Applicants must be enrolled in Stony Brook University, College of Arts and Sciences and he/she should be in sophomore, junior, or senior Chemistry department. The participants should submit a report on completing the program. The report should be written in English, the paper is A4-size and the volume is three sheets. Participants choose one of the following two courses and attend experiments and research in 6 weeks depending n each course’s curriculum. On completing the program, participants receive credit of 7 units and transcript is issued. Stony Brook University, College of Arts and Science, Department of Chemistry will accredit the credit of the course.

(1) Organic/Physical Chemistry

Program Costs:

  • $60 Application Processing Fee
  • $200 Administrative Fee (non-refundable)
  • Tuition costs: $245 per credit for New York residents, $742 per credit for non-residents
  • $350 Program Fee: (includes international health insurance)
  • $2,000 (approximately): Students pay room, board, books, transportation and other university fees directly to overseas university.
  • $1,700 (approximately): Airfare; Upon acceptance, students will purchase tickets individually. Students are encouraged to book early to secure the best price.
  • *All Fees subject to change

Eligibility:
  • IAPS may take the opportunity to interview candidates to determine their qualifications for participating and representing Stony Brook University abroad.
  • GPA 3.0

*Note: Do not apply directly to the partner university. Students must apply through SBU's International Academic Programs Office.

Application Deadline:
  • *Extended April 1,2014*
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Contact

Jeanine Guilbeault
Exchange Advisor
International Academic Programs
Stony Brook University
E1340 Melville Library
Stony Brook, NY 11794
jeanine.guilbeaultleite@stonybrook.edu

Waseda University

Program Type: International Summer School

Dates: June 20 - July 17

Website: Waseda University Summer School Website

Location: Tokyo, Japan

Language of Instruction: English

Program Description:
Experience International Summer School at one of Japan’s top universities! Undergraduate students will have the opportunity to take part in courses which offer a wide perspective of Japanese and Asian history, culture, business, politics, and society. Courses are taught by experience faculty from Waseda and visiting professors from partner institutions abroad.

Course Information

Program Costs:

  • $60 Application Processing Fee
  • $200 Administrative Fee (non-refundable)
  • Tuition costs: $245 per credit for New York residents, $742 per credit for non-residents
  • $3,325 Program Fee (includes room, group excursions, and international health insurance)
  • $1,600 (approximately) Airfare: Upon acceptance, students will purchase tickets individually. Students are encouraged to book early to secure the best price.
  • *All Fees subject to change

Eligibility:
  • IAPS may take the opportunity to interview candidates to determine their qualifications for participating and representing Stony Brook University abroad.
  • 2.5 GPA or higher

*Note: Do not apply directly to the partner university. Students must apply through SBU's International Academic Programs Office.


Application Deadline: April 1, 2014


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Contact

Jeanine Guilbeault
Exchange Advisor
International Academic Programs
Stony Brook University
E1340 Melville Library
Stony Brook, NY 11794
jeanine.guilbeaultleite@stonybrook.edu