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All A-State students applying for study abroad are required to complete the A-State general study abroad online application and submit any related materials. Applications are accepted and processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited. Apply early.
Spend three weeks exploring one of the most dynamic modern cities in the world.
As the capital of Japan and the largest metropolitan area in the world, Tokyo is on the
cutting edge of everything from architecture, technology, and fashion to food and pop
culture. Along with the futuristic, you will also find pockets of deeply traditional culture
and amazing natural beauty.
The A-State Global Classroom program gives you the opportunity to affordably explore
a unique, refreshing, and incredibly exciting part of the world.
Spend three weeks living in Tokyo while taking one or two courses in History, English,
Business, Strategic Communication, Media Management, or Service Learning. Courses
are taught by A-State faculty members housed at our partner schools, Rykkio and Meiji
Universities, and complemented with immersive co-curricular activities designed to
increase intercultural understanding.
|Application Deadline||December 1st, 2019|
|Non-refundable deposit $500 due||November 22nd, 2019|
|Withdrawal Deadline - Deposit fee is non-refundable after this date||December 1st, 2019|
|First payment due - $1300||January 15th, 2020|
|Final balance payment due||April 17th, 2020|
|Submit completed Post Acceptance forms||May 8th, 2020|
|Permit issued for student to enroll in program courses||March 16th, 2020|
|Business||Special Problems in Law: Law in Japan
|Media||Special Problems in Media: Companies and Corporate Communication|
|History||More than Island Hopping: World War II in the Pacific|
|Strategic Communications||Interactive Advertising|
|Critical Thinking in the Profession||Nontraditional Studies|
|Advanced Service Learning||Nontraditional Studies|
Estimated cost: $3,100
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|Includes||Does Not Include|
|Roundtrip airfare from Memphis to Tokyo
||A-State tuition and fees|
|2-weekend day trips excursions||Spending money
|Refillable metro card
||Passport application/ Visa (if applicable) fee|
|Activities according to the itinerary||Textbooks|
|Study abroad medical insurance||Study Abroad Administrative fee|
The program does NOT include A-State Tuition and fees. A-State tuition and fees will be charged separately to your student account after you enroll in the course linked to the program. Some of the fees associated with on-campus courses might be waived.
Registration and payment of tuition and fees for the course are the same as any A-State course and must be paid according to the schedule set by the Registrar.
* The program fee is tentative and based on enrollment, airline fees, and currency exchange rate at the time of program development. Should program enrollment be less than 10 students, exchange rate or, airline fees increase significantly, the program fee may need to be modified.
All participants must sign up for the courses; no one may come on the program without taking the course.
Students who wish to apply for any form of financial aid for Study Abroad must take the following steps: