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Testimonials

Milton Koch
Macalester College

A year abroad on the Japan Study program allowed me to not only greatly improve my Japanese language abilities, but to also get a view of a completely different way of life.

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Pierre Kiang
University of Chicago

The Japan Study homestay experience not only forced me to speak Japanese everyday, but it also allowed me to understand Japanese culture from an insider's point of view. 

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Keaton White
Macalester College

The level of language and cultural education that I had on the Japan Study program is something that I will carry with me for the rest of my life.

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Laura Woodland
Carleton College

On the Japan Study program, I learned to become extremely independent. This self-sufficient trait would have taken a lot longer for me to acquire had I not participated in the program. Not to mention that my Japanese is amazing now!

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Roy Wimer
Lawrence University

In an ever more globalized world, understanding the cultural underpinnings of human behavior will be even more essential for cooperation and conflict resolution. Japan Study has provided the foundation for this newfound understanding.

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