January in Tokyo -
J.F. Oberlin University

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Unlock Japan's Richness: Embrace Japanese Language or Dive into Anime & Pop Culture!

Experience the wonder of Japan during your winter break and earn course credit while living and learning in the heart of Tokyo. Pick up some Japanese language skills or appreciate anime and Japanese pop culture with your cohort. Take classes from local professors and learn both in and out of the classroom. This program is based in Shinjuku, one of Tokyo's top entertainment districts, home to many of the city's tallest skyscrapers and the world’s busiest train station.

What to Expect

Average Courseload:
1 Course (3 U.S. Credits)
GPA Requirement:
Visa Requirement:
NONE Required!


Earn Japanese language credits in a short amount of time
Experience the variety of Japanese cuisine, beyond sushi
Experience a center of Japanese anime culture in Akihabara
Quiet campus located in the heart of Tokyo
Meet Japanese students and develop a tight-knit community

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  • January in Tokyo - J.F. Oberlin University
    I learned so much about Japanese culture, enjoyed interacting with the students, and cherished each and every moment. I love interacting with people from different cultures and hearing their stories and how they want to be change agents in the world.
    Jamielle Davis Morgan State University January in Tokyo - J.F. Oberlin University

Dates & Prices

Additional Information:

As with all study abroad programs, you should count on a few additional expenses.

CIS Abroad reserves the right to alter fees at any time due to currency fluctuations and/or fee changes made by our partner universities.


Please WAIT to book flights until you have received confirmed dates in your acceptance paperwork. Dates posted here are subject to change.

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