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Queen's University

2. Joint Seminar in Canada and Joint Seminar in Japan

Applications now closed for 2014

  1. Number of places: 15 Canadian students (3 from Mount Allison University, 5 from Queen’s University and 7 from the University of Toronto)
  2. Joint Seminar (JS): JS is a 4-week, 6.0 unit course, held in Canada (Queen’s University) from 4th to16th August, and in Japan (Kwansei Gakuin University) from 21st August to 2nd September. The program is designed for 15 Canadian university students and 15 KGU students. After preparation by e-learning, students from both countries spend 2 weeks in each country living and studying together on multicultural issues. Lectures, fieldwork, and group work followed by presentations.
  3. Tuition fees: Queen’s University students will pay standard tuition fees to Queen’s for the courses taken through the KGU CCC, in accordance with fees that are posted on the Office of the University Registrar website for Summer Term courses in 2014. Please visit for details (approximately $200 per unit for domestic students).
  4. Accommodation:  Half of the accommodation fess are covered by the program fees. The other half of the accommodation cost will be subsidized by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT).
  5. Scholarship:  Participants of CCC summer programs who have good academic standings in their home institution will be able to receive the scholarship (monthly stipend) from the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) worth ¥80,000. See eligibility requirements for the scholarship here.
  6. Other costs: Students will pay program fees of ¥140,000, which at today's exchange rate (12 Feb 2014) is approximately $1500. Please note that exchange rates fluctuate. Latest rates can be found online, for example at Please see attached table for what is included and what is not in the program fees.

KGU Program Fees 2014

Syllabus for the Joint Seminar program 2014

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