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  • Locations: Tokyo, Japan
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
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  • Program Sponsor: KCP International 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2025 10/15/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2025 03/15/2025 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Areas of Study: Japanese Click here for a definition of this term Minimum Undergraduate GPA: 2.75
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English, Japanese Click here for a definition of this term Housing Options: Home Stay, Independent Housing, Residence Hall
Program Type: Study Abroad
Program Description:

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Intensive Japanese Language and Culture Program

Tokyo, Japan  |  Summer • Semester • Academic Year


Learn Japanese in the heart of Tokyo

KCP International offers two courses: an Intensive Japanese Language course and a Japanese Culture and Society course. Students can earn one year or more of language credit each term (either semester or quarter). The KCP main campus offers all the conveniences with students in mind. It is situated in a quiet residential street in Shinjuku,  the business, entertainment, and shopping center of Tokyo.

Learn more about our Japanese Language Levels >>


Students can choose to stay with a Japanese family (homestay), in a dormitory, or independently. Both dorm and homestay students receive a local transportation pass between lodging and school. 

Learning Outcomes

KCP employs the Direct Method, or full Japanese language immersion, in its language classes. Special emphasis is placed on holistic language education, stressing all four communication skills—listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

Join a student club! 
Each term, KCP offers a variety of club activities which may include:
  • Tea Ceremony club
  • Koto Music club
  • School Newspaper
  • Yosakoi Soran Dance club
  • Volunteer club
  • Weekend Soccer club
Excursions are offered each term. Some notable past excursions have included:
  • Kamakura
  • Edo-Tokyo Museum
  • Nikko
  • Asakusa Temple
  • Imperial Palace
  • NHK Broadcasting Company
  • a Sumo beya
  • Kabuki and Bunraku theaters
Past and present students share their thoughts and 
experiences on studying in Japan

KCP International is pleased to partner with the University of Idaho to offer a unique opportunity to learn more about Japan, its language, people, and culture. Founded in 1889, the University of Idaho serves over 11,000 students. The residential campus is in Moscow, with educational centers in Boise, Coeur d’Alene, and Idaho Falls; nine Research and Extension centers, and Extension offices in 42 counties. UI's Education Abroad department has a solid reputation for providing its students access to quality study abroad experiences and for aiding in the development of globally competent students.


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