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Japan SARUP: Hidden Order/Architectural Heritage of a High Tech Country
Kyoto, Japan; Osaka, Japan; Tokyo, Japan (Outgoing Program)
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Program Type:||Faculty Led||Language of Instruction:||English|
|Class Standing:||2 - Soph, 3 - Junior, 4 - Senior, 5 - Grad||Internship Possible:||No|
|Program Length:||Short-Term||Language Requirement:||No|
|Credits:||6||Satifies GER Requirement:||No|
|Affiliated School/College:||School of Architecture and Urban Planning||Program Leader:||Matthew Jarosz|
|Study Abroad Advisor:||Natalie Malacrida||Credit Type:||UWM|
The Historic Preservation Institute at the UWM School of Architecture and Urban Planning offers this 3-credit program in Japan. The program focuses on historic preservation as well as explores current urban, building and landscape design matters. The group will conduct an in-depth examination of a country struggling to maintain its historic cultural identity in the midst of overwhelming social and technological change. The program will focus on the two main urban centers in Japan – Tokyo and Osaka. Participants will visit Japan's ancient castles and palaces, tatami-mat tea rooms and Zen gardens, Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples, as well as the latest shopping centers, sports facilities, residential complexes, office towers, and high-tech structures. The group will view presentation methods and fresh technologies not yet in use anywhere else and learn about new materials and solutions to problems like space, parking, safety, and historic preservation.
Dates:In Country: May 21-June 17, 2015
NOTE: The dates listed are program start and end dates in-country and are subject to change. Please allow for appropriate travel time.
In Milwaukee: July 7-21, 2015
Mandatory General Orientation: April 10, 2015, 1-4 p.m., Engelmann 105
Mandatory Site Specific Orientation: April 15, 2015, 12 p.m. -2 p.m., SARUP (room number to be determined)
Program Leader:Matthew Jarosz, Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Architecture and Urban Planning (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Study Abroad Advisor:
Natalie Malacrida, Center for International Education (email@example.com)
Contact for administrative questions about application, registration, program cost, etc.
6 undergraduate or graduate credits in Architecture 297/497
Estimated Cost: $5,295 - $5,855
- Program fees are based on a realistic estimate of participants. Fees may change based on final enrollment and exchange rate fluctuation.
- Cost includes support for a UWM faculty member, academic costs, ground transportation, accommodation, and health insurance.
- Cost does not include international airfare, personal spending money, meals, books and supplies, or trip/travel insurance.
- There are fee differentials for graduate students ($200) and non-Wisconsin residents ($200).
Scholarships and Grants
Financial Aid, Scholarships & Grants can be used for this program!
Based on eligibility, students may apply for any scholarship either through our office or elsewhere. For a general list of study abroad scholarships, visit our webpage:
Featured UWM scholarships and grants:
• Wisconsin Study Abroad Grant
• Study Abroad Diversity Scholarship
We encourage students to search widely for other scholarships that can be applied to their study abroad program.
Application Requirements & Deadline
The application deadline is March 15, 2015.
This program requires an online application and other required documents found as part of the online application; a $250 deposit (includes a $50 non-refundable application fee); and a valid passport.
NOTE: There will be a quick turn-around time after the March 15 deadline to confirm your participation in this program to keep the program cost as low as possible.
Applying for a Passport
Passports need to be valid for at least six months past the program's end date. The CIE Study Abroad office strongly recommends that you expedite your passport application. Information on how to apply for a passport can be found here.
Study Abroad Fair:
February 4, 2015
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Center for International Education
Pearse Hall 166