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Summer Program

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2020/5/11 -New Brochure Uploaded

Postponement of Ocha Summer Program for Global Leaders 2020

We must regretfully inform you that we have decided to postpone our Summer Program 2020 to February 2021, with consideration for COVID-19 pandemic situation.
We apologize for any inconvenience caused to students who have already applied and who had been considering to apply the program.
All students who have already applied for the program are going to receive a message directly from the office regarding the postponement and the details will be announced on this website as soon as it has been confirmed. Thank you very much for your kind understanding and cooperation.

Ocha Summer Program for Global Leaders in February 2021

This program is to provide intensive courses for Ochanomizu University / Graduate School students and overseas / Japanese partner universities students.  All classes are multi-cultural, aiming for students’ career development and promotion of international exchanges. For further details, see "What is the Summer Program?".


Program date:

Saturday, 6 February, 2021 - Saturday, 20 February, 2021

Nomination Deadline: 【1st Nomination】 due Friday, 31 January, 2020

【2nd Nomination】due Tuesday, 15 September, 2020  (for additional nomination, if applicable)

Application Deadline:

due in the end of October, 2020 (exact deadline will be announced later here) 


  • Culture and Society Course (taught in English) consists of a LECTURE and a PROJECT WORK (both mandatory).

1. Trans-Border Issues in Japan
2. Lifestyle in Japan
3. Natural Science and Technology

<Project Work for Global Leadres>***

  • Japanese Language Course for Beginners



Culture and Society Courses: Four Ochanomizu University’s credits

Japanese Language Course: Two Ochanomizu University’s credits

 → Our grading policy is here

Costs Registration fee: 10,000 JPY  Tuition fee: free

Maximum Enrollment:


Culture and Society Courses: (1) 60  (2) 20  (3) 30 

Japanese Language Corse: 45

 * Choose from "Culture and Society Course" or "Japanese Language course"

** As for LECTURE of Culture and Society Course, choose only one the subcourses #1~#3 as listed. You cannot choose more than one sub-course.

*** The students taking the Culture and Society course inevitably participate in the "Project work for Leadership".

Visa & Accommodation

For information about visa and accommodation, check here.


If you have any question, please first check out the Q&A of the summer program. If the Q&A does not answer your question, feel free to contact us at ocha-summer@cc.ocha.ac.jp 

Transportation and Local Information

· Narita International Airport / NRT
· Haneda Airport (Tokyo International Airport) / HND
· JR EAST-Japan Railway Company

■ Information about Japan and Tokyo
・ Official Tourism Guide for Japan Travel
· Japan-guide.com (Japan Travel and Living Guide)

· Tokyo Prefecture General Information Guide