2022 Ritsumeikan Summer Japanese Program 2 (RSJP2)

2022 RSJP2 Short-term
Summer Intensive Japanese Program

Learn & Experience Japanese Culture

Program Overview

Program Period (On-site) -CANCELLED-

June 28 ~ July 29, 2022

Pre-Application Period

March 25 ~ April 7, 2022

Application Period

April 8 ~ April 30, 2022

Please be informed that the program may be cancelled due to COVID-19 situations. 
We will send you an email with further details on April 8th Friday, 2022 JAPAN TIME.
We appreciate your understanding and patience in advance. 

*Program contents are from past programs. 

Please understand they are subject to change due to COVID-19.

Program Date  June 28 ~ July 29, 2022 (5 weeks)
Level  Zero, Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced (N1 holders are NOT acceptable)
Fee JPY 434,100
Includes the following:
-Program fee
-Service fee
-Accommodation fee
(students will be asked to stay in designated en suite single rooms for safety)
Eligibility Current university students/ Postgraduate students
Type  On-site
Teaching Method

Taught in Japanese (Direct method)

* You do NOT need a student visa for this program.

Learn & Experience Japanese Culture

Accommodation Guide

Due to the safety regulations of COVID-19, we ask participants to stay in the designated hotel.

Click below to see detailed accommodation guide. 

Program Description

Japanese Language Class  *Taught in Japanese

  • 50 min × 3 classes × 23 days = 3,450 min = 57.5 hours
  • Class contents: Conversation, reading, writing

Japanese Culture Class

  • 90 min × 11 days = 990 min = 16.5 hours 
  • Class contents: lecture on Japanese culture
  • Fieldwork to various cultural spots
  • Special lectures done by masters well respected in their fields

What's included

Schedule

Monday

*Schedule is subject to change.

Tuesday(Day1)

11:00 Orientation
12:00 Lunch with BUDDY
14:00 Briefing
14:15 Campus Tour
15:30 Gym Guidance
16:00 Disband

Wednesday(Day2)

09:00 Japanese Class(#1)
12:00 Lunch time
13:00 Briefing
14:00 Japan Study(#1)
16:00  Welcome Party
17:30 Disband

Thursday(Day3)

09:00 Japanese Class(#2)
12:00 Lunch time
13:00 Briefing
14:30 Japan Study(#2)
16:00 Disband

Friday(Day4)

09:00 Japanese Class(#3)
12:00 Lunch time
13:00 Briefing
14:30 Japan Study(#3)
16:00 Disband

Monday(Day5)

09:00 Japanese Class(#4)
12:00 Lunch time
13:00 Briefing
14:30 Japan Study(#4)
16:00 Disband

Tuesday(Day6)

09:00 Japanese Class(#5)
12:00 Lunch time
(Free)

Wednesday(Day7)

09:00 Japanese Class(#6)
12:00 Lunch time
13:00 Briefing
14:30 Japan Study(#5)
16:00 Disband

Thursday(Day8)

09:00 Japanese Class(#7)
12:00 Lunch time
13:00 Briefing
14:30 Japan Study(#6)
16:00 Disband

Friday(Day9)

09:00 Japanese Class(#8)
12:00 Lunch time
(Free)

Monday(Day10)

09:00 Japanese Class(#9)
12:00 Lunch time
(Free)

Tuesday(Day11)

09:00 Japanese Class(#10)
12:00 Lunch time
13:00 Briefing
14:30 Japan Study(#7)
16:00 Disband

Wednesday(Day12)

09:00 Japanese Class(#11)
12:00 Lunch time
13:00 Briefing
14:30 Japan Study(#8)
16:00 Disband

Thursday(Day13)

09:00 Japanese Class(#12)
12:00 Lunch time
(Free)

Friday(Day14)

09:00 Japanese Class(#13)
12:00 Lunch time
13:00 Briefing
14:30 Japan Study(#9)
16:00 Disband

Monday(Day15)

09:00 Japanese Class(#14)
12:00 Lunch time
(Free)

Tuesday(Day16)

09:00 Japanese Class(#15)
12:00 Lunch time
13:00 Briefing
14:30 Japan Study(#10)
16:00 Disband

Wednesday(Day17)

09:00 Japanese Class(#16)
12:00 Lunch time
(Free)

Thursday(Day18)

09:00 Japanese Class(#17)
12:00 Lunch time
13:00 Briefing
14:30 Japan Study(#11)
16:00 Disband

Friday(Day19)

09:00 Japanese Class(#18)
12:00 Lunch time
(Free)

Monday(Day20)

09:00 Japanese Class(#19)
12:00 Lunch time
(Free)

Tuesday(Day21)

09:00 Japanese Class(#20)
12:00 Lunch time
(Free)

Wednesday(Day22)

09:00 Japanese Class(#21)
12:00 Lunch time
(Free)

Thursday(Day23)

09:00 Japanese Class(#22)
12:00 Lunch time
(Free)

Friday(Day24)

09:00 Japanese Class(#23)
12:00 Lunch time
13:00 Briefing
13:30 Completion Ceremony
16:00 Farewell Party
17:30 End

*Program contents are from past programs. 

Please understand they are subject to change due to COVID-19.

Daily Schedule

Japanese Language Class9:00-9:50
10:00-10:50
11:00-11:50
Lunch Time 12:00-13:00
Japan Study14:00-15:30

Ritsumeikan Buddy

What is a buddy?
     -Japanese buddies from Ritsumeikan University will be here for you to support your life at Ritsumeikan.
     -It will not be a 1-on-1 system but they will assist you in groups.
     -They will only speak in Japanese so that you can fully immerse in the Japanese language.

What’s the merit?
     -Opportunity to practice Japanese and learn about Japanese culture
     -Interact and learn about recent Japanese pop culture, words young people use, anime, and many other topics. 
     -Make life-long friends that you can meet even after program ends
     -Chance to explore the city together 

Sneek peek

Japan Study
WADAIKO Japanese Drums

動画再生

Gallery

Location

Close to World Heritage Sites
Our campus is located in the north west part of Kyoto city, right next to Kinkaku-ji.

It is close to all the major tourist spots like Ryoan-ji, Nijo-jo Castle, Imperial Palace, and bamboo forest in Arashiyama.
Just hop on a bus or train after school and you can travel to all the beautiful tourist spots. 

→ See the wonder of Kyoto
(Why Kyoto?)

Application

Application Period:
April 8 ~ April 30, 2022
Please enter your name, university name, and email address. 

*Program contents are from past programs. 

Please understand they are subject to change due to COVID-19.

2022 Ritsumeikan Summer Japanese Program 2 (RSJP2)
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