Japanese Language and Culture Program was held from 29th June to 8th July, 2016 at Kagoshima Asia-Pacific Intercultural Countryside Center (KAPIC Center) in Kagoshima prefecture, Japan. Center for Japanese Studies has continuously sent students since 1997 and this year nine students of UMAC were participated in this event. They enjoyed experiencing Japanese culture, such as Tea Ceremony and Wearing Kimono, and also visited a local high school and a university and exchange with the students using Japanese language skills learned at UMAC. In the weekend, they stayed with Japanese host family and experienced Japanese family life.


着物体験 Learning to wear kimono (Japanese Traditional Costume)

鹿屋高校での交流 Exchange with students at the  Kanoya High school

志學館大学との交流 Exchange with  students at the Shigakukan University