(Last Updated On: March 1, 2019)
SAO Programme Code JP7
SAO Programme Type G2/G3 (Depending on the accommodation)*
Programme Period Session 1:   10 Jun-28 Jun (3weeks)

Session 2:   8 Jul-26 Jul (3weeks)

U Macau Application Deadline 15 February 2019
Quota 15/sesssion
Courses
  • Session 1 , East Asian Studies course, 3 courses
  • Session 1, East Asian Studies course, 2 courses
  • Session 2, East Asian Studies course, 3 courses
  • Session 2, East Asian Studies course, 2 courses
  • Session 1, Japanese Language course
  • Session 2, Japanese Language course
Programme Fee

 

 

East Asian Studies Courses (Session 1 & Session 2):

  • 3 courses: JPY220,000
  • 2 courses: JPY200,000
  • Includes: Tuition and domestic insurance
  • Accommodation: JPY 3,600 per night ~ JPY 198,000 per month
Japanese Language Courses (Session 1 & Session 2):  JPY220,000

  • Includes: Tuition and domestic insurance
  • Accommodation: JPY 3,600 per night ~ JPY 198,000 per month
Website www.sophia.ac.jp/eng/admissions/summer

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

English Requirement East Asian Studies Courses (Session 1 & Session 2):NOT require for English proficiency test score but need to submit a testimonial issued by REG

-Japanese Language Courses (Session 1 & Session 2):  NOT require for English proficiency test score

Other Requirement -GPA 2.75 on a 4.0 scale or above
-Undergraduate
-Year 4 student NOT accepted
Remarks

*SAO reserves the right to change the programme type/amount of sponsorship based on the actual expenses spent during the trip

(Very Unsatisfied 1 – 4 Very Satisfied)

Overall experience  : 3.5

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

Programme Arrangement
– Course Intensity (Very intensive 1 – 4 Not intensive): 2.5
– Payment of programme fee: 2.5
– Course arrangement: 2.5
– The entertainment of extra activities: 3
Comments:

“The class mainly focused on the words and grammar we would use in our daily life conversation in Japanese. ”

“Every week we need to do lots of homework and presentations. ”

” Learning a language is a lot different from learning other academic subjects because language is a tool to communicate with others. ”

” . You can make friends from all over the world and have a nice study experience with them”

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

“I need to spend about 30 minutes going to the campus from Wakeijuku when I have classes that morning. It was a little bit rough at first, but I got used to it very soon as it is also a new and interesting experience for me.”

Accommodation (Other)
– The price: 3
– The location: 3
– The cleanliness: 3
– The Facilities: 3
– The attitude of staff: 4
Comments:

“Although Sophia University did not provide their dormitory for us, students of the Summer Session, to live in, they gave us some options which are located near the campus.”

Canteen
– The price: 3.5
– The taste: 3.5
Comments: