Japan: Criminal Justice (JCMU)
A GVSU Affiliate Program
Tell me about this program
Open to: All majors
Hikone, Japan - We will be studying and comparing social mechanisms in Japan and the United States. Specifically, we will examine formal systems such as police and court systems, and also informal social systems such as family, school and workplace. Our field trips will include visiting a school, courthouse, and police station. We will also review Japan's history and culture through excursions to Kyoto, Nara, Tokyo, and Hiroshima. This course is open to all majors, both undergraduate and graduate, and no Japanese language skills are required.
When can I go?
Where will I live?
JCMU furnished 2-bedroom apartments
Who is eligible to participate?
How do I apply?
To apply for this program, log on to www.gvsu.edu/oasis to begin your online application.
APPLICATION DEADLINE (2018 Program): January 15, 2018
Non-GVSU Students are welcome to apply. Please view Non-GVSU Student Information
What credits will I receive?
How much does the program cost?
Program Fee: $2,475 (*Includes Consortium discount - $200)
- Tuition (3 credits)
- Health insurance
- All excursions and fees
- Most ground transportation
- IS 380 registration fee - 81$ (27$ per credit hour)
- Some group meals
- Airfare ($2,000)
- Most meals ($350)
- Personal expenses ($200)
- Passport ($140)
- Transportation to and from airport ($60)
TOTAL Projected Cost: $5,235
Additional Program Cost Information
PLEASE NOTE: This cost information is from the 2016 program Updated 2018 program information will be available soon.
To contact the Financial Aid office, email firstname.lastname@example.org with “Study Abroad” in the Subject line. Include your G Number and Total Projected Cost of the program in the e-mail.
Non-GVSU Students: Non-GVSU students admitted for study abroad are not eligible for Financial Aid from GVSU. Check with your home school’s study abroad and financial aid offices for details on applying for financial aid from your home school toward study abroad program costs.
Mullendore Legal Studies and Criminal Justice: The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize and reward students who major in either Legal Studies or Criminal Justice with the intention of entering and contributing to the legal profession and also encourage them to participate in international educational opportunities. APPLY NOW
Who can tell me more?
All program information including courses, duration of program, dates, and other logistics are subject to change. Programs may be cancelled due to extenuating circumstances.