Center for International Relations University of Miyazaki

Guide for Int'l Students

For Prospective Students

Summer Program

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Application closed.

Summer Courses
“Learn about Japan and Miyazaki and University of Miyazaki”
We will give you 5 classes in this summer program as follows.
(Japanese language, Japanese language practice, Japanese culture, Laboratory research, and Training program on the conservation, management and use of genetic resources)
1. Japanese language, 2. Japanese language practice, 3. Japanese culture:
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The Japanese language, Japanese language practice, and Japanese culture classes are designed for students at any Japanese level. In addition to language training the program enables students to deepen their understanding of Japan by experiencing traditional culture such as tea ceremony and taking part in visits to archaeological sites and other places of interest.
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4. Laboratory research:
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The laboratory research class is designed for undergraduate students who wish to progress to postgraduate level. In lab, English will be the main language of instruction. It will take the form of lectures in small student groups delivered by relevant experts from the university’s academic staff. The topics addressed will be customized in accordance with the applicants’ research interests.
If less than quota, class may not to be offered.
5. Training program on the conservation, management and use of genetic resources:
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In this course, we provide opportunities for learning about conservation, management and use of genetic resources through lectures and practical exercises as follows; Practice and method of model genetic resources (laboratory works, 90 hours). We conduct this course in English.
This program is intended for master course students who may have basic knowledge of biology, molecular biology and genetics.

Course Components
1. Japanese language, 2. Japanese language practice, 3. Japanese culture:
1. Japanese language total of 15 times 1 credit [Basic Japanese Ⅰ (Introductory Level)]
[Basic Japanese Ⅱ (Elementary Level)]
[Basic Japanese Ⅲ (Intermediate-Advanced Level)]
2. Japanese language practice total of 15 times 1 credit [Japanese language practice]
3. Japanese culture total of 15 times 1 credit [Japanese culture J]
(main language: Japanese)
[Japanese culture E]
(main language: English)
4. Laboratory research:
approx. 30 hours; 1 credit [Medicine]
[Engineering]
[Agriculture]
5. Training program on the conservation, management and use of genetic resources:
Practice and method of model genetic resources 90 hours
The University doesn't approve any credits, but we issue a certificate of attending this program.
Program Courses
Course A: Japanese language, Japanese culture and Laboratory research
Course B: Japanese language, Japanese language practice, and Japanese culture
Course C: Japanese language / Japanese culture and Laboratory research
Course D: Japanese language, Japanese culture and Training program on the conservation, management and use of genetic resources
Course E: Japanese language / Japanese culture and Training program on the conservation, management and use of genetic resources
Program Schedule 2015
If you choose Course A, B or C:
July 11 - 12 Arrive in Miyazaki
July 13 Opening Ceremony and Orientation
July 14 - July. 31 Summer Courses
July 24, 25, 30 Field Trips and Activities
July 17 - 19 Home-stay
July 31 Closing Ceremony
If you choose Course D or E:
July 11 - 12 Arrive in Miyazaki
July 13 Opening Ceremony and Orientation
July 14 – Aug. 11 Summer Courses
July 24, 25, 30 Field Trips and Activities
July 17 - 19 Home-stay
Aug. 11 Closing Ceremony
Availability
30 students
There will be a selection process in the event of the Summer Course being oversubscribed.
Conditions
In principle applicants for Laboratory Research Class should have a current academic record (within the last year) equivalent to GPA 2.5 or above and a minimum TOEFL score of 500 (with the exception of native English speakers, applicants registered at universities in English speaking countries and applicants for the Japanese Language Class.)
Fee
  • Course A: 70,000 yen (3 credits; Japanese language, Japanese culture and Laboratory research)
  • Course B: 70,000 yen (3 credits; Japanese language, Japanese language practice, and Japanese culture)
  • Course C: 60,000 yen (2 credits; Japanese language / Japanese culture and Laboratory research)
  • Course D: 80,000 yen (2 credits; Japanese language, Japanese culture and Training program on the conservation, management and use of genetic resources)
  • Course E: 70,000 yen (1 credit; Japanese language / Japanese culture and Training program on the conservation, management and use of genetic resources)
Payment in full to be made on arrival – cash only (credit cards not accepted).
The above fee doesn't cover meal expenses and daily transport
Accommodation
Guest House and dormitory: Guest house and dormitory are located in Kiyotake campus where 5-10 minutes away by bus from Kibana campus.
Room: Single, Twin, Triple
Depending on circumstances, we may not be able to guarantee preferred room type.
Application
  • Application Form(DOC, 112K)
  • Certificate of enrollment
  • Academic Transcript *For 2years
  • One Letter of Recommendation
  • 3 photos (4cm x 3cm, taken within the last 6 months)
  • Proof of Foreign Language Proficiency (TOEFL or JLPT, etc.)
Please send applications to the Global Support Office, at the Center for International Relations, University of Miyazaki.
Alternatively, if you are registered with a university that has an exchange agreement with Miyazaki, please send your application through the officer for international exchange at your home university.
Application Deadline
April 17, 2015 Application closed.
Inquiry
Global Support Office, Center for International Relations, University of Miyazaki
Tel: +81-985-58-7134 Fax: +81-985-58-7782
email: ryugaku@of.miyazaki-u.ac.jp
Program Report
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