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    CIEE First Year Abroad in Kyoto

    CIEE First Year Abroad in Kyoto


    • Listing Type: Gap Year Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day
    • Destinations: Japan
    • Credit Awarded: College
    • Program Length: Academic Year, Semester
    • Start Month: January, September
    • Category: Academic
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 18, 19+, 19
    • Housing: Dorm, Homestay
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    Put your global education first! See Kyoto and start college at the same time on CIEE’s First Year Abroad program. Earn college credit during a 12-week semester, taking classes from a wide range of subject areas. Immerse yourself in the local Japanese culture by engaging in activities and excursions with first-year peers and other CIEE study abroad students.

    Japan’s most historic city remains the hub of traditional old-world culture — and a perfect place to study traditional art, architecture, and history. While Tokyo is the official capital of Japan, Kyoto is often called the country’s “cultural capital.” With a wealth of well-preserved historical and religious landmarks (including 17 UNESCO World Heritage Sites), Kyoto is like a living, open-air museum — and a perfect place for studying Japanese language and culture.