The Hiroshima and Peace Summer Program aims to provide students with a general understanding of the nature and attributes of war and peace by illuminating various aspects of wartime experiences, including the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. At the same time, students explore contemporary issues related to world peace in the era of globalization. (Source: Hiroshima and Peace website)
All lectures will be conducted in English. Lectures will be given by specialists in peace research with particular reference to cross-cultural perceptions, perspectives on peace and violence, nuclear weapons, Fukushima and nuclear energy, experiences of survivors, international law, and environmental issues. In addition to the lectures, the course will feature several special programs, including visits to the Atomic Bomb Dome and Peace Memorial Museum, participation in the Peace Memorial Ceremony on August 6th, and discussion with atomic bomb survivors. (Source: Hiroshima and Peace website)
Housing is available to a limited number of students.
- Sophomore standing
- 2.5 cumulative GPA