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Field Trips for Nishinomiya (Osaka/Kobe), Japan

Below are examples of past field trips, and students also are invited to join other activities as planned during the summer and semester.

The calendar of activities, including field trips, will be announced at orientation and is subject to change at the discretion of the Kwansei Gakuin University's schedule. Possible destinations include:


A day trip to Kyoto will give you the chance to explore this historical and cultural center. One of the best-preserved cities in Japan, which experience very little destruction during WWII, Kyoto is home to many UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Kagawa Prefecture

This overnight field trip to Kagawa Prefecture will include visits to local and historical sights. Famous for the Udon noodle, a visit to Kagawa will include the chance to make Udon from scratch and to visit several Udon restaurants.

Other activites

Activities in the past have included taking a trip to the local baths and a visit to Himeji Castle.

Quick Details

2023-24 Application Cycle

  • Fall: Deadline has passed
  • Spring: Open
    • Deadline: Oct 1


Minimum GPA: 3.0

Minimum class standing: Junior

Open to degree-seeking students attending a 4-year institution at the time of application

Add'l Requirements

3 letters of recommendation (learn more)

Program Type



Overseas credit

Program Capacity

20 students


English | Japanese

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