Study Abroad in Japan: AICAD in Japan

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Osaka, Japan: Is this study abroad program for you? This program is for art students from schools within the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD). Students bring new dimension and inspiration to their art by immersing themselves in Japanese language and culture. They take studio arts courses and intensive Japanese language classes. They live with a Japanese roommate, interact with Japanese artists and explore the local arts scene. The program is open to students of all AICAD schools and Japanese language levels, from absolute beginner to advanced.

Study Abroad in Osaka, Japan: Features

  • Studio art courses taught in Japanese: glassblowing, wood block printing, textiles, manga
  • Intensive Japanese language courses
  • Extensive support from CET: assistance with housing, courses, and assimilation into daily life
  • Immersion into the Japanese art world—galleries, interactions with artists, activities
  • Local roommates
  • No language prerequisite

Study Abroad in Osaka, Japan: Details

Semester Fall 2014 Spring 2015 Fall 2015
Application Deadline 05/01/14 10/01/14 05/01/15
Program Length 16 weeks 25 weeks 16 weeks
Arrival Date 08/27/14 01/16/15 08/26/15
Departure Date 12/20/14 07/29/15 12/19/15
Program Fee $20,050 $23,990 $20,590
Recommended Credits 14 to 19 14 to 19 14 to 19