Saitama University Japan
STEPS offers UNC Asheville students an opportunity to take courses at Saitama University in Japanese language and aspects of Japanese culture.
Courses offered include:
Japanese Traditional Culture
Introduction to Japanese Economy
Modern Japanese Politics
Technology in Japan
Accommodations: Students are housed in the International House of Saitama University adjacent to campus.
Calendar: Saitama's academic calendar runs differently than UNC Asheville. Semesters run from April to September and October to March. A whole year would be April to March or October to September.
Financial Aid: STEPS participants are eligible for a JASSO Short-term STEPS scholarship which is offered through the STEPS program at Saitama.
Application Process: UNC Asheville study abroad application and the STEPS application are required. Applications are due by mid-October for the spring semester and by mid-February for the fall semester.
Saitama Fact Sheet for 2013-14
Please see the Office of Study Abroad/Study Away for applications.
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