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Field Trips for Nagasaki, Japan

During the semester, the Japan Studies in Nagasaki (JASIN) program staff organize field trips for students. Specific destinations are subject to change. The following are typical events and activities.

Unzen and Shimabara Hot Springs Resort

For new students in April and September

This is an overnight trip that includes visits to Shimabara Castle, a traditional Japanese dinner, and relaxing in the largest outdoor foot spa in Japan overlooking the Tachibana Bay.

Sasebo: Huis Ten Bosch

For new students in May/June and October/November

Experience Nagasaki's unique Dutch history by visiting a theme park that recreates the Netherlands with full-size copies of old Dutch buildings. Known for flower festivals, the park also boasts global cuisine and adventure rides for a full day with international students.

Mochi-Making Event

Occurs in December

Join in with the local community for an end of the year festival and experience traditional mochi making. You will get the chance to see how this pounded rice cake treat is made by hand.

Quick Details

2023-24 Application Cycle

  • Fall/Yearlong: Open
    • Deadline: April 15
  • Spring: Open
    • Deadline: Oct 1


Minimum GPA: 2.8

Minimum class standing: Sophomore

Open to degree-seeking students attending a college or university

Program Type



Overseas credit

Program Capacity

30 students


English |Japanese

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