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  • Locations: Kyoto, Japan
  • Program Terms: GEO - Spring Break
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 2.50 Housing Options: Hotel
Language of Instruction: English Number of Credits: 0
Program Type: Faculty-Led program Area of Study: Design, Other
Class Status: 2 - Sophomore, 3 - Junior, 5 - Senior, 6 - Grad Student
Program Description:
Study Abroad Global Enrichment Opportunity:
Japanese Hand Craft Production
March 9 - 18, 2018

 kyoto geo
This non-credit experience focuses on the application processes and systems in traditional Japanese craft productions in Kyoto, Japan. Kyoto is considered as one of the most creative and skillful handicraft production regions in the world. Students in this course will experience exclusive visitation rights to couture high-end craft studios and ateliers, to observe ultimate craft skills, the latest innovations of the technologies, and international competitive business strategies, which are not accessible in the U.S.
This non-credit Global Enriched Opportunity course (GEO) is open to sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students from any design-orientated program. To participate in the course, students must complete the online application. Application is available via the Study Abroad Office website. Deadline to apply is Friday, December 1. For those who would like an elective credit, the course can be taken for credit with additional tuitions. The course fee will be $4,200-$4,500, though the actual fee will depend on the final itinerary of the course, the enrollment numbers, and the exchange rate as of July 2017.  The final price will lie somewhere within this range. Fees are non-refundable upon student commitement to the program.
For more details about the course, please contact Professor Hitoshi Ujiie at

This program is currently not accepting applications.