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Japan: Tokyo, Kyoto, Hiroshima, and more!

Spring Break 2022
This study abroad experience will take you to Japan, a country of beautiful contrasts that harmoniously blends ancient traditions with modern wonders. You’ll begin in Tokyo, where you will visit exciting pop-culture destinations like the Akihabara district and Ghibli Museum*, before riding the iconic bullet train to the ancient city of Kyoto, where you will visit historical temples and participate in a traditional silk weaving demonstration. You’ll then visit a piece of somber, yet unforgettable WWII history in the city of Hiroshima, where you will tour the Peace Memorial Museum and hear from a survivor of the bombing. Whatever your cup of tea, this trip has something for you!

*Ghibli Museum visit based on ticket availability with Edo Tokyo Museum as an alternate activity.

This trip is intended for: Students, faculty, staff and community members.

You will experience: Cultural immersion, history and a vibrant pop-culture scene.

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Associated Course

All participants must take HUM 180 for credit or the concurrent continuing education course. This spring semester class is an eight-week hybrid course that will meet 5 times in the evening. Specific class dates/times are TBD. The cost of the continuing education class will be $69.

Program Fee

$3500* ($100 early-bird discount available if $200 deposit is paid by August 31, 2021!)

Fee includes

  • Roundtrip Airfare
  • 7 Nights of Accommodation
  • All Ground Transportation
  • JR Pass 7 Days
  • Daily Continental Breakfast
  • Welcome and Farewell Dinners
  • Historical and Cultural Walking Tours
  • Full-Time Guidance and Assistance
  • Travelers Insurance

*Program price stands as an estimate until ticketing is finalized.

Application Deadline

August 31, 2021: Early-bird signup deadline
Contact Michelle Williamson (michelle_williamson@davidsonccc.edu) or Courtney Kim (courtney_kim@davidsonccc.edu) for information about registration past the early-bird signup period.

After completing your Application Form, you will be directed to pay a $200 non-refundable study abroad fee to the DCCC business office to secure your spot. Keep in mind that space is limited and once the trip capacity is reached, applications will be closed, so pay your deposit as soon as possible to reserve your seat! Price and availability are subject to change.

Scholarship Info: All study abroad participants who have completed at least 12 credit hours at DCCC will have the option of applying for partial scholarships. The deadline for these applications is TBD. For more information, contact Michelle Williamson at michelle_williamson@davidsonccc.edu or Courtney Kim at courtney_kim@davidsonccc.edu.

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