Study Abroad in Kyoto, Japan

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Program Fees - January Term 2023

AIFS Inclusive Program Fee: $5,995

  • Tuition 3 semester credits
  • 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
  • Meals Self-catering facilities in Kyoto and breakfast on overnight excursions. Welcome and farewell meals
  • Cultural and Social Activities Guided tours, cultural site visits, excursions, and sightseeing activities
  • Excursion Day trips to Nara, Uji and Arashiyama and overnight excursions to Ise and Koyasan
  • Comprehensive Insurance and Assistance Package
  • Personalized Assistance by the AIFS Admissions Team in the U.S. to help you prepare for your study abroad experience.
  • Pre-Departure Resources including an information handbook and online AIFS account to help you manage your application and planning
  • On-site Travel Manager and Support Staff to help with any questions or advice you may need throughout the program
  • Official Transcript On completion of your program, a transcript issued by Fairfield University will be sent to your home institution

Optional Components

  • AIFS Flight Package (see below)

Please note fee does not include the nonrefundable $95 application fee. Students not selecting the AIFS Flight Package are responsible for arranging their own flights according to the most up-to-date itinerary.

Optional AIFS Flight Package

For your convenience, AIFS will arrange your round-trip airfare including all fuel surcharges, taxes and fees), meet you at the arrival airport(s) and provide transportation to and from the program site on scheduled arrival and departure dates.

Green Initiative – Providing carbon offsetting for all flights

Estimated fees by departure city

Below are fees by departure city based on average historical costs and are subject to change. If you select this option on your application, the total flight package price will be confirmed in your account 6 months prior to departure. (Program fee is guaranteed.)

J-term Program Flight Package


  • U.S. to Kyoto
  • Kyoto to U.S.

Airport Transfers

  • Airport to Campus
  • Campus to Airport

Fees by departure city

Des Moines$1,760
Los Angeles$1,480
New York$1,760
San Francisco$1,700
St. Louis$1,660

The optional flight package prices listed are subject to change and will be confirmed at time of invoicing. (Program fee is guaranteed.)

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