Study Abroad in Kyoto, Japan

Overview

Spend January Term in the elegant and scenic city of Kyoto, Japan, with AIFS! Study religion in Japan through the arts, with credit awarded by Fairfield University. Kyoto is famous for its preservation of Japanese traditional arts including the time-honored geisha dance, Buddhist temples, gardens, shrines, and traditional wooden houses.

Academic Program Options in Kyoto (credit awarded by Fairfield University)

January Term

What’s Included

  1. TUITION

    3 semester credits
  2. courses

    Art, religion
  3. HOUSING

    In Kyoto and Ise, in double rooms in centrally-located hotels or apart-hotels with Western style bedding. In Koyasan, temple lodging with shared bathrooms and Japanese style bedding
  4. MEALS

    Self-catering facilities in Kyoto and breakfast on overnight excursions. Welcome and farewell meals
  5. EXCURSION

    Day trips to Nara, Uji and Arashiyama and overnight excursions to Ise and Koyasan
  6. CULTURAL & SOCIAL ACTIVITIES

    Guided tours, cultural site visits, excursions, and sightseeing activities
  7. HEALTH & SAFETY

    24/7 emergency support and comprehensive insurance
  8. On-site Support

    To help with any questions or advice you may need throughout the program
  9. Unique to Kyoto

    • Blends timeless traditions with modern innovations
    • Visits to major shrines, temples, museums and gardens in Kyoto, Kansai region, Ise and Koyasan
    • Activities such as a traditional tea ceremony, cooking classes and introduction to mediation
    • Accompanying faculty for the duration of the program
  10. Optional Components

  11. AIFS FLIGHT PACKAGE >>

    Round trip flights U.S.-Kyoto-U.S.
    Round trip transfers between the airport and campus overseas

Visa

U.S. citizens receive a 90-day tourist visa on arrival.

Non-U.S. citizens are responsible for making all necessary arrangements for obtaining a visa as required.

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