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Update: The program is full. Please keep this in mind for Summer 2020.

May 18 - June 8, 2019

  • ENG 127– Introduction to General Linguistics (3 credit hours)

Immerse yourself in Japanese cultural traditions by visiting one of the oldest hot spring spas, medieval castles and historical temples—surrounded by exquisite landscapes. Together with students from Joliet Junior College, study at Ehime University, located in picturesque Matsuyama – the capital city of Ehime Prefecture on the Shikoku island of Japan. Following two weeks in Matsuyama, wrap up the venture with travels to Kyoto and Tokyo.

Cost: $3,750*

*Trip cost subject to change due to unanticipated changes in currency exchange rate, airline and accommodation variations.

Cost Includes:

  • Round-trip airfare
  • Double-occupancy housing (additional cost for single occupancy)
  • Most meals
  • In-country transportation
  • Cultural excursions/activities (as arranged for this program)
  • Trip cancellation insurance

Cost Excludes:

  • College of Lake County tuition and fees
  • Passport fees
  • Incidental/personal expenses
  • Optional excursions
  • Additional meals
  • Travel medicine

Information Sessions


Application Deadline: December 1, 2018

Apply Online via the Education Abroad Portal

Withdrawal Information:  Your deposit and other fees are refundable if you withdraw from the program no later than December 8, 2018. Withdrawals must be made in writing and submitted to

Scholarship Information

Study abroad scholarships are available through the Center for International Education for eligible participants. To be considered for a scholarship, applicants must have already applied and been accepted to the study abroad program.

Scholarship Deadline: December 1, 2018

View CLC Study Abroad Scholarship information

Faculty Leader

Jill Bruellman
Instructor, ELI/TESOL/TESL

Payment Schedule

Payment Amount Due Date
First Payment $500 (Deposit) Due at the time of application
(No later than Dec.1, 2018)
Second Payment $1,375 Jan. 15, 2019
Third Payment $1,000 Feb. 15, 2019
Final Payment $875 Mar. 1, 2019

Japan Study Abroad Interview

CLC student Arthur Zdrinc talks about his May 2014 experience studying in Japan as part of a CLC field study trip. He starts with a greeting in Japanese.