Program Details

Students will get to experience one of the world’s most iconic cities and dive deep into a well rounded understanding of Japanese culture by exploring the temples, gardens, & markets that make up Tokyo.
Location:
Tokyo, Japan
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:

When one thinks of Japan they usually first think of Tokyo. And for good reason! This city is unlike any other. As one of the largest cities in the world, its ability to merge Japanese pop culture and traditional Japan creates an architectural hybrid city that showcases the ultramodern with neon-lit skyscrapers, and historic with its temples.

Due to the fast-pace of the program, experiential learning is integrated with the academic program. Field trips and excursions are designed to enhance the quality and application of the learning content. Some of these experiential learning components include: Shibuya Crossing, Shitamachi (Old Tokyo), Mt. Takao & Monkey Park, Tokyo Animation Center, Omotesando Walk, Harajuku Fashion Street, Shinjuku Area, Meiji Shrine & Yoyogi park, Bentendo Temple, Kamakura Great Buddha, Odaiba entertainment district, Yokohama & Chinatown

Our Program Prices Include:

-Tuition

-Accommodation

-Museum and site fees

-Festive dinners & group activities

-Class materials

-Cultural excursions

-Services of an on-site student advisor

-Arrangement of airport pickup service

-Transportation between sites

-On-site orientation

-24-hour emergency line to advisors (health issues)

-Pre-departure guide

-Online account management

-Coordination of Athena alumni contact

-Pre-departure advising

-Health insurance from HTH Worldwide, a global leader in international health insurance

-Official transcript from Hellenic International Studies in the Arts (HISA)

-Services of an on-site Resident Director

-Contribution to a world charity through Students Offering Support (S.O.S.), the charitable arm of Athena

-Unparalleled personalized service

Setting Description:
As one of the largest cities in the world, its ability to merge Japanese pop culture and traditional Japan creates an architectural hybrid city that showcases the ultramodern with neon-lit skyscrapers, and historic with its temples.
Cost:
$4,250 USD. For the Japan full summer (Tokyo and Kyoto): $7,500

Additional Program Information

Requirements:
Age: 18+ GPA: 2.8
Scholarships:
Yes
Scholarships Description:
For a full listing of our scholarships, check out our website.

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