CIEE High School Semester/Year Abroad Program in Japan

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A land of four main islands (and more than 6,000 smaller ones), Japan has many common denominators: noodle stands on nearly every corner (ramen or udon — take your pick!), top-notch public transportation, and super-friendly people who are polite and eager to help others — foreigners included. Five days a week, you’ll experience life at a public or private high school, in classes taught solely in Japanese. Fully immersed in teen life, lingo, and both traditional and pop culture, you’ll make huge strides in language proficiency before you know it. On weekends, enjoy the company of your host family! Spend time playing games, eating delicious home-cooked food, or visiting local shrines and temples.

Questions & Answers

Yes! It will be important for you to talk to your guidance counselor or academic advisor to determine how they will support you in your desire to study abroad. You can contact CIEE at for information about academics in each country where we offer programs.


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Yes, I recommend this program


It was an amazing experience for me and I take each moment with me! I really enjoyed having fun with my Japanese family, they were fun and really kind (arigato Makane Chan ;") ) Tea but the learning program is so fun and get a to the point were you really get help and understand what your doing.

What would you improve about this program?
Less prices for academic year and being able to improve on dinner tours.