KCJS(Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies、京都アメリカ大学コンソーシアム)とは






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The Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies (KCJS), established in 1989, is a study abroad program for U.S. undergraduate students. The program annually enrolls between 40 and 50 students from prestigious U.S. universities. Students are required to have at least two years of Japanese language study and a strong motivation to study Japanese language and culture. The KCJS classrooms are located on the Imadegawa Campus of Doshisha University, and lectures are conducted in the Fusokan Building.

The program also allows Kyoto University students to attend courses. Recent courses have included Traditional Japanese Theatre: Noh and Kyogen, Kansai Area Art, Families and Work in Post-war Japan, Japanese Economic Growth and Business Development, The Rise of Modern Japan, Exploring Language and Food in Kyoto, Japanese in Action, Kyoto Artisans and their Worlds, Power, Culture, and Transformation in Premodern "Japan", and Lost in Translation .

The KCJS member universities are: Boston University, Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, University of Chicago, Emory University, Harvard University, University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, Stanford University, Washington University in St. Louis, Yale University, and the University of Virginia.

Further details on KCJS are available from the Columbia University Website (External Link) .



募集時期 6月中旬~6月下旬
選考・受講者決定、決定通知 7月上旬
京都大学受講生用オリエンテーション 7月中旬
KCJSによるオリエンテーション 8月下旬~9月上旬
講義開始 9月
講義終了 12月


募集時期 11月中旬~11月下旬
選考・受講者決定、決定通知 12月上旬
京都大学受講生用オリエンテーション 12月中旬
KCJSによるオリエンテーション 1月上旬
講義開始 1月
講義終了 4月