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Akita International University – Summer Program

Program Terms:

Summer Term


The AIU Summer Program is a six-week, six-credit, intensive Japanese language and culture study program designed for highly motivated undergraduate students around the world. Participants can take elementary courses taught by experienced Japanese instructors to hone their Japanese language skills in a small class environment.

Academic Details:

Programs include: Global Business Program, Global Studies Program, Japanese Language Program, Japan Studies Program. All subject matter courses are taught in English. The standard number of credits taken is 15 credits.

Housing Details:

AIU requires all students in the summer program to live on campus. Each student will have a chance to have a Japanese roommate and/or suitemate(s): a roommate is a student who shares a room and a bathroom, and a suitemate is a student who shares only a bathroom.


  • Sophomore standing
  • 2.5 cumulative GPA

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