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UGA Exchange - Kyoto University of Foreign Studies
Kyoto, Japan (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program )
Program Terms: Academic Year
This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Restrictions: UGA applicants only
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There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Program Category: UGA Exchange Sponsor: UGA
Partner Institution: Kyoto University of Foreign Studies (FICE: 701341) Type of Instruction: Lecture
Classes With: International Students Language of Instruction: English, Japanese
Taught By: Host Professor(s) Housing Location: Off-Campus, On-Campus
Housing Type: Dorm/Student Residence Work Opportunity: No
Volunteer Opportunity: No Scholarship Availability: Yes
Academic Area: English, History, Japanese Language and Literature, Mathematics
Program Description:

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UGA Exchange, Kyoto University of Foreign Studies

Originally established in Kyoto in 1947, Kyoto University of Foreign Studies is a comprehensive educational institution comprised of the university, a junior college, a career college, and a high school. Guided by its philosophy of "World Peace through Languages," the university fosters the development of individuals who understand the importance of lifelong learning and who pursue their dreams with unyielding conviction. 

KUFS JPNS courseguide.pdf

Program Location

kyoto univ foreign studies 2Kyoto is a big city surrounded by mountains, the main ones being Higashiyama, Kitayama, and Nishiyama.

Kyoto was established in 794 as the capital and over the next 1,000 years developed into a historical and cultural city. Kyoto has managed to preserve its history and culture and has become known as the cultural capital of Japan, both at home and abroad. Kyoto has not limited itself to the old; it continues to make efforts in developing new art, culture and traditions. This combination of the old and new, and the artistic atmosphere of Kyoto, is in sharp contrast to other cities in Japan.

Many traditional industries such as Nishijin-ori, which originated in Kyoto, are still kept in accordance with tradition, while high-tech industries have been established in recent years.

As for the population, about 10% of the 1,464,018 people living in Kyoto City are college and university students. The statistics show that Kyoto is the No. 1 university city in Japan, which is an indicator of its academic quality and vitality.

Contact Information

Ms. Colleen Larson
Education Abroad Advisor
Office of International Education
International Education Building
1324 S. Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-2900
clarson@uga.edu

Academic Program

Course Offerings:
Intensive Japanese Language
KUFS Course Outline 
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Eligibility Requirements

  • Open only to UGA students
  • Minimum GPA: 2.5 and good standing at UGA
  • Completion of JPNS 1002 at the time of participation (or higher)
  • Students must be nominated for this exchange by the Department of Comparative Literature each year in January
  • All UGA students seeking to participate in a UGA Exchange Program in Japan must be nominated for study at a specific partner university by the Department of Comparative Literature.
  • 2016-2017 Nomination deadline: Wednesday, January 13, 2016.
  • Students wishing to be nominated for a Full-year (or possibly Spring) program in the following year are expected to be currently enrolled in JPNS at UGA, submit an essay noting goals for participation, specific universities of preference, unofficial transcript, and JPNS professor recommendation etc. directly to Dr. Mori in CMLT. Additional documents might also be requested.
  • Application items submitted via the GoAbroad portal application will not be used for the nomination application.
  • This application is to be completed by nominated students.  
  • Nomination results will be announced by CMLT in mid-January and nominated students will receive additional information about next steps at that time.
  • Please consult Dr. Mori, mamo@uga.edu, for final deadlines and/or additional requirements.
  • Plus, schedule an exchange advising appointment with the Office of International Education, goabroad@uga.edu, 706-542-2900.

Program Itinerary

Spring Semester: Early April to Late July
Fall Semester: Early September to Late January 
2016 Academic Calendar

Housing 

Accommodation Arrangement by KUFS 
Kyoto University of Foreign Studies arranges every exchange student a dormitory or apartment room. (The location will be decided by KUFS.)  All rooms organized by KUFS are furnished single rooms. Please note that there is NO Homestay arrangement via KUFS.

Accommodation Statement

UGA education abroad programs strive to provide reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities.  Areas of disability include, but are not limited to visual, hearing, learning, psychological, medical, and mobility impairments. If you receive disability-related accommodations at UGA or at your home university, or if you anticipate needing accommodations at your overseas site, you will arrange for them with your study abroad program director and the staff in the Disability Resource Center.  Examples of accommodations include note taking assistance, extended test time, a quiet testing location, alternative text/media, and accessible housing. Please provide information about your accommodation needs at least 4 weeks prior to departure in order to allow time to arrange for accommodations. Students are asked to disclose disability-related needs prior to the start of the program to help ensure that there are no delays in accommodations and that the student can enjoy the full study abroad experience.

 
This program is currently not accepting applications.
 
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