October 30, 2007
Students at St. John’s can experience the glory of Japanese
life, language and culture this January as visiting students at Kokushikan
University, a leading private university in Tokyo.
All interested students can apply now for this intensive
immersion in Japanese culture, scheduled for January 2008. Students
will learn basic Japanese, share views with Kokushikan’s students
and professors, tour historic Japanese sites and visit
neighborhoods throughout Tokyo.
An Extraordinary Opportunity
Students can take advantage of this unique opportunity thanks to
St. John’s long-standing relationship with Kokushikan
The visit will serve as a “cultural immersion” focusing on
Japanese language, customs and history, according to Dr. Wayne F.
James, Executive Director of International and Graduate Enrollment
at St. John’s. Dr. James coordinates the program.
St. John’s students first visited Kokushikan University in January,
2006. Their varied experiences included visits to the Great
Buddha and various temples, walking tours through Tokyo’s trendiest
neighborhoods and even the opportunity to dress in traditional
Applications for this unique experience are now being accepted.
If you are interested, please contact:
Dr. Wayne F. James
Executive Director, International and Graduate Enrollment
Rm. 144 Newman Hall, Queens campus