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Summer Japan Experience Program 2019 (Scholarship Available)

Partially Funded
Country: Japan
City: Osaka and Kyoto
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Experience Japan with the AYFN’s Japan Experience Program. This program is open to students and learners desiring a short-term immersion program in Japan culture. With the goal of increasing foreign students’ understanding of Japan, The AYFN Exchange Academy is offering an invaluable Japan learning cultural immersion program. The program offers cultural excursions to enhance the Japanese experience. This entails a program which is specifically designed to offer Japan trip for students/youth from ages 17-25 as well as a chance for these students/youth to gain a cultural understanding of Japan. This will be done through both visiting famous Kyoto and Osaka attractions and partaking in typical cultural activities such as experiencing Japan tradition (wear Kimono), eating traditional Japanese foods (Ramen, Udon, Curry, etc). Our aim is to inspire the students to open their minds to other cultures. We want the students/youth to end their trip by leaving with a better knowledge of Japan. During the program, participants will take public transport (Bus, Metro, subway train) to deepen understand the Japanese way of life and be like a local.

Highlights

  1. Live for 5 days in Osaka + Kyoto, Japan
  2. Learn and understand Japanese culture directly
  3. Heritage walking tour around Kyoto
  4. Experience to be like local people by experiencing the local traditions
  5. Experimental learning
  6. Certificate of participation from AYFN

Why Join

Intercultural challenges and learning moments are inevitable parts of our everyday lives. To prepare people to engage effectively across cultural and other differences, we offer transformative learning journeys. Each AYFN journey is designed around these five principles:

  1. Learning as a journey of change
  2. Immersive Experiences
  3. Non-formal learning environments
  4. Experiential learning = enhanced learning
  5. Learning for life + lifelong learning

Benefit

  1. Enhancing life experience by direct immersion in local cultures
  2. An investment for the future: Further education, Career, and Life
  3. A safe & supportive learning environment
  4. Gaining core competencies according to AYFN learning journey curriculum: Personal, Interpersonal, Cultural, and Global
  5. We provide extraordinary intercultural learning opportunities

Scholarship

Scholarship recipients will get:

  1. Accommodation during the placement period (double or triple sharing)
  2. Airport pick up when  arrival
  3. Meals (Breakfast and Lunch)
  4. Local transport during the placement period (bus, metro, train)
  5. Admission ticket to tourism object spots based on schedule

Note: scholarship doesn’t cover FLIGHT to and from Japan, Visa, Insurance and Personal expenses

Placements

The scholarship recipient will partake at our program in Osaka + Kyoto, Japan for 5 days (July for Summer). Expected date : 1 – 5 July  2019.

Eligibility

  1. Must be a member of AYFN and have a member ID number (Sign up here if you are not a member yet)
  2. Must be between 15 – 30 Years old
  3. All nationalities are welcomed
  4. Healthy physically and mentally
  5. Able to communicate in English (No Required Toefl Score)
  6. Open minded and have a positive attitude
  7. Able to travel to placement country during the scheduled placement period

Specifications

Type of Opportunity Conferences Exchange Programs
Deadline25 February,2019
CountryJapan
CityOsaka and Kyoto
OrganizerASEAN Youth Friendship Network
Contact the organizer[email protected]

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