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Summer 2022

May 9 - 12, 2022 (1 Week in Lafayette) & May 20 - June 4, 2022 (2 Weeks in Japan)

Program Description

Want to explore the most vibrant city in the world? Want to experience the culture that developed anime, delicious foods like sushi and ramen, and unique arts and fashion? Want to do this all while earning UL Lafayette credits in a variety of subjects? The University of Louisiana at Lafayette offers an exciting three-week summer program (one week in Lafayette and two weeks in Tokyo, Japan). Students take two courses for six credit hours. Courses are designed to take full advantage of the cultural and social aspects of Tokyo and its environs. The schedule provides you with unique experiences and a guided view of the city with college-level instruction from knowledgeable, dedicated professors while allowing time to explore Tokyo in-depth in your free time.

The courses begin with one week of classes at UL Lafayette to prepare you for the trip and will cover essential information about the culture and material covered while in Japan. The courses will take you into an exploration of Tokyo and Japanese culture. No matter what course you take you'll get to enjoy amazing experiences like touring the largest fish market in the world, hands-on classes making Japanese cuisine, and traditional events such as a tea ceremony or kabuki. This trip is about broadening your horizons and getting a new understanding of people around the world; so pack your bags and prepare yourself for an eye-opening adventure.





The program cost is $4450, plus University fees of $225, totaling $4675. A late fee of $100 will be added to your program cost after December 15th. Program cost includes tuition for 6 credit hours, lodging, insurance, museums, entrance fees, field trips, and public transportation passes. Round-trip airfare on the group flight which includes transportation to and from the airport is $2,338.

2022 Japan Courses


Mr. Geoffrey Marschall, Site Director
Department of English - Moving Image Arts
Griffin Hall Room 137
(337) 482-5478

Patricia B. Mouillé
Study Abroad Coordinator/Acting Program Director
Student Union Room 136
(337) 482-5438