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Associated Kyoto Program at Doshisha University

Kyoto, Japan

Associated Kyoto Program at Doshisha University

Amherst College is a consortium member of AKP along with Bates College, Bucknell University, Carleton College, Colby College, Connecticut College, Middlebury College, Mount Holyoke College, Oberlin College, Pomona College, Smith College, Wellesley College, Wesleyan University, Williams College, and Whitman College.

AKP has semester and full-year study options.

Language(s) of instruction available: English, Japanese
Language pre-requisites:

2 semesters of college-level Japanese or the equivalent required.


Terms of study: Semester, Full year
Amherst approved: Yes
Student evaluations: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/439297
Housing: Homestay
"We had an awesome trip to Hiroshima in the fall, and full year students were given around $500 in the spring to plan their own trips. I used this to go down to Okinawa and then Tokyo before returning to Kyoto."
-Omar Pineda '16, on excursions with his program