Summer Institute

Kanazawa Seiryo University – Japanese Language and Culture Program

Kanazawa Seiryo University is a private university in Kanazawa City which is located in the Hokuriku region of Japan. With currently 2,500 students, the university is home to domestic and international students as well. Kanazawa Seiryo University provides many opportunities to interact with Japanese students who support your studies and events. Benefit from Japan’s high quality of education, experience an internationally recognized university with numerous partnerships around the globe and study in an intercultural environment.


$3,000 Be World Ready Scholarship Available




July 15– July 26, 2019

  • July 15, 2019                                      Day of arrival
  • July 16 – July 24, 2019                    Language classes and cultural activities
  • July 25, 2019                                      Last day and farewell
  • July 26, 2019                                      Day of departure


Program fee of JPY 30,000 ($360)

Included in program fee:

  • Tuition and field study
  • 6 language classes × 90 min
  • Accommodation in off-campus dormitory with shared bedroom, kitchen, and bathroom
  • Japanese cultural activities: tea ceremony, traditional craft, Japanese traditional clothing, calligraphy
  • Kanazawa city tour with Japanese students, day trip to Noto, elementary school visit, company visit (activities vary every year)

Program Summary:

Kanazawa Seiryo University will offer the 2019 Short-term Japanese Language and Culture Program for international students from our partner universities. This program cultivates Japanese language and also provides Japanese cultural experiences. In addition, Kanazawa Seiryo University provides many opportunities to interact with Japanese students through supporting your study and events.

Country Highlights & Facts:

Japan is a string of islands is located on the eastern edge of Asia. Next to the four main islands – Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu – there are also 4,000 smaller islands. Almost four-fifths of Japan is covered with mountains and Mount Fuji, the highest peak in shape of a volcano, is considered sacred by many Japanese. The country’s cuisine consists of lots of rice, fish and vegetables and it’s believed that the nutritious diet is what makes the Japanese, on average, one of the longest populations in the world. Did you know that Japan has more than 50,000 people who are over 100 years old?

  • Population: 126.75 Million
  • Capital City: Tokyo
  • Currency: Japanese Yen (JPY)
  • Electricity: 100V
  • Official Languages: Japanese
  • Local Time: 13 hours ahead of Toronto





*Price may increase or decrease depending on exchange rates, final vendor quotes and number of participants.

Kanazawa City, Japan


All full-time Niagara College students are eligible to apply for this opportunity

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Other Important Information

*Note: if we will be flying through the United States of America, you must have permission to enter and leave the United States. If you require a U.S travel visa it is your responsibility to obtain this document and email [email protected] a copy/photo.

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