Programs : Brochure
- Locations: Fukuoka-shi, Japan; Tokyo, Japan
- Program Terms: Spring- Embedded
- Host Program Website: Visit host website for more information
- Restrictions: PSU applicants only
Japan has the third largest national economy in the world and a close relationship with the United States. You will experience the country's unique overall history and culture, including visits to various sites in Nagasaki. You will visit with bilingual (Japanese- and English-speaking) students and faculty at a partner university in Fukuoka. You will also visit international organizations in Fukuoka and Tokyo, some with a predominantly Japanese operating culture and some with a predominantly Western operating culture. You will also have time to explore Tokyo, widely considered one of the world's top cities in terms of its economic importance and blend of cultural influences.
The trip component is part of a three-credit, half-semester course titled Organizational Communication in Japan. The course is a hybrid with mandatory once-weekly meetings in January and February, online activities, and travel over spring break. Students based on campuses other than Penn State Abington may make a special arrangement (at the discretion of the professor) to participate in a fully online fashion prior to joining the other students for the trip.
During the embedded travel component, housing will consist of - information not available regarding housing at this time.
The process for enrolling in an embedded course varies according to the instructor and/or department. The program leader has indicated that in order to enroll in the course and travel component, students must contact the program leader by email to schedule an in person, Skype, or FaceTime interview. The deadline for requesting an interview is November 17. The deadline for completing an interview is December 1.
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Spring- Embedded||2018||08/22/2017 **||Rolling Admission||03/03/2018||03/10/2018|
|NOTE: The application deadline date is NOT as it appears above. Please contact the program leader Ross Brinkert by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in applying for this embedded program.|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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