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  • Locations: Tokyo, Japan
  • Program Terms: Summer, Summer Session 1, Summer Session 2
  • Homepage: Click to visit
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UMass/IPO Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 04/01/2020 ** Varies TBA TBA
Summer Session 1 2020 04/01/2020 ** Varies TBA TBA
Summer Session 2 2020 04/01/2020 ** Varies TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admissions.

If you are applying to a partner program, you must check their website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above indicates when your UMass Abroad application materials are due and the program’s deadline may be sooner.
Program Description:


Three-week intensive Japanese Language Program at Sophia University in the heart of Tokyo.


Intensive Japanese classes from Beginning to Advanced meet for 3 hours/day and move at a rapid pace.  The three-week program includes 70 hours of instruction and the credit award is 3 credits.  Please consult the webpage for more details and course syllabi:



The webpage contains a list of several options ranging from a Sophia-owned dormitory, a hostel, to a hotel.  The list contains links to the websites and an estimate of the commuting time between housing and the Sophia University campus.  Students MUST make their own housing arrangements via the internet.


Sophia University uses an online application system available at the link below:

Payment of tuition is only accepted by credit card.  Applications close on the date stated in the above link, Japan Time.  Applications will be processed in the order of their arrival (after the documents submitted by postal mail and the online application process have been received by Sophia University).  Participants will be selected in an ongoing evaluation process;  maximum number of participants is 45.


Summer Session Office, Sophia University, 7-1 Kioi-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan  102-8554

Phone:  81-3-3238-4090


Fax:  81-3-3238-4091