Summer Program

Any university student in the U.S. is eligible to apply! 

Program Outline

Click here for the program outline for Summer 2019.

Application Process (Summer 2019)

There are two steps for applying for Summer Only Program.

Step 1

Create and complete your application on My Study Abroad by February 15, 2019. Within one week of the deadline, the coordinator and the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures (EALC) will review all the applications and nominate students. Once the selection is complete, the coordinator will inform you of your results. Please move on to Step 2, if you are nominated.

Step 2

Download and fill out the following documents:
1. Student Information
2. Application Form
3. Participant Agreement

Prepare the following:
4. Photocopy of the ID page of your valid passport
5. TWO ID photos (width 30 mm x height 40 mm)
6. A casual photo of yourself to your host family

Please send all the materials (1-6) to the following address by March 5, 2019:
Year-in-Japan Program, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures 
2090A Foreign Languages Building, MC-146
707 S. Mathews Street, Urbana, IL 61801

Note: You may also hand in your materials to the coordinator.