(Last Updated On: February 22, 2019)
SAO Programme Code JP1
SAO Programme Type JP1-1: G2
JP1-2: G1
Programme Period JP1-1:  RSJP2  1 Jul – 3 Aug 2019 (5 weeks)

JP1-2:  Japanese Pop culture  22 Jul – 2 Aug 2019 (2 weeks)

U Macau Application Deadline 15 Feb 2019
Quota TBC
Courses JP1-1 / JP1-2:

Japanese Language Lessons

Japanese Studies /Culture Lessons

Programme Fee JP1-1: 306,900 (Program Fee & Housing Deposit & Service Fee)
JP1-2: JPY165,000
Website http://en.ritsumei.ac.jp/admissions/short-term-programs/

(please refer to the website of the host university for more details and update about the programme)

English Requirement
Other Requirement
Remarks – Students must be able to recognize hiragana and katakana before commencement of the program
– Undergraduate or graduate students who are NOT in their final year of study

(Very Unsatisfied 1 – 4 Very Satisfied)

Overall experience  : 4

Visa Application
– Procedure of the application: 1
– The length of the application: 2
– The attitude of the staff in consulate/embassy: 3

Programme Arrangement
– Course Intensity (Very intensive 1 – 4 Not intensive): 2
– Payment of programme fee: 3
– Course arrangement: 4
– Airport pick up service: 4

“In the beginning, we were divided into four classes, and learnt Japanese words and grammars and took conversations in the morning and University of Ritsumeikan”

“In this program, the most memorable thing for me is that I have met many foreign friends from over the world who want to learn Japanese and culture and lived together for one month.”

“They distribute us into different fundamental Japanese language class according to our basic knowledge.”

“They also offer any kinds of activities in order to learn the Japanese pop culture. Like
field trip, we are able to travel to the Kinkakuji (Golden Pavilion), and Fushimi-Inari

Accommodation (Off campus)
– The price: 3
– The location: 3.5
– The cleanliness: 4
– The Facilities: 4
– The attitude of staff: 4

– The price: 3.5
– The taste: 4