Experience Japan

Summer 2019 (First Session)
OlympiaStudy Abroad
Olympia +
study abroad option
Daytime EveningWeekend
Day, Evening, and Weekend
Class Size: 10
Credits per quarter

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Taught by

Tomoko Hirai Ulmer
Japanese language and culture

Experience Japan is an intensive, in-country program that gives students first-hand experience of contemporary Japanese culture, society and language. This program will take you to Tamagawa University in Tokyo, Evergreen’s long-time exchange partner. You will attend classes, engage in activities with the students and conduct research on a topic of your choice. Classes at Tamagawa University include regular bilingual classes and seminars specially designed for Evergreen students. Extra-curricular activities and field trips, arranged by the program coordinator and Tamagawa students, will take you to Tokyo's historically and culturally significant sites, including the National Noh Theatre, Kabuki Theatre, Ghibli Museum, and nearby cities such as Kamakura and Yokohama. Admission is open to all students regardless of language ability. 

Study abroad:

1.             Special Expenses: $2000   ( Estimated expenses students will cover themselves including airfare - estimated at $1200, visa fees, and misc food and transportation costs )

2.             Required Student Fee:   $600    (Fee covers group expenses for services organized by college including housing, academic, and activity costs)

3.             Administrative Fee:     $400   (Nonrefundable deposit to cover administrative costs of running study abroad)

This offering will prepare you for careers and advanced study in:

Education, Language Studies, Cultural and Social Anthropology


Credits per quarter

Online learning:
  • No Required Online Learning - No access to web tools required. Any web tools provided are optional.
Class Standing: Freshman–Senior
Class Size: 10
Daytime EveningWeekend

Scheduled for: Day, Evening, and Weekend

Final schedule and room assignments:

Located in: Olympia

2019-05-02Course cancelled
2019-03-08Signature requirement added