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Study in Kyoto, Japan

  • June 5, 2024 through July 5, 2024
  • Kyoto, Japan
  • $5,295
  • (includes housing and fees associated with all group activities. Airfare is extra but a group flight from San Francisco [SFO] to Kansai [KIX] airport will be offered.)

About the Program

Kyoto is an exciting city in which to live and study! An afternoon stroll along the Kamo Gawa (river) is set amidst the green forested hills of Kyoto. You can explore Japanese culture, language, cuisine, hobbies, art, and religion… through the lens of Cultural Anthropology!

View the magnificent Kiyomizudera, hike the iconic orange torii gates at Fushimi Inari, and discuss anime or manga at the local coffee shop! You can admire the sacred architecture of Shinto Shrines and Buddhist Temples adorning this beautiful city. Feed the deer in Nara, explore the Kinokuniya bookshop, or the bamboo forests in Arashiyama.

Visit one of the most popular spots in Kyoto, the Pontochodori, a narrow cobblestone road for fun nightlife and authentic experiences in this ancient capital of Japan.

Spots in this new Summer Study Abroad program will fill quickly! Please email Professor Debi Worth at to access the registration link and confirm there is still space available in the program.

Important Dates

  • $450 deposit Due: March 11, 2024
  • Application Deadline: March 11, 2024
  • All Program Costs Due: April 11, 2024 by 5:00 pm PST (unpaid participants will be withdrawn)
  • Departure: June 5, 2024
  • Return: July 5, 2024

Important Meetings

Information Meetings

Thursday, January 25, 2024
6:00 to 7:00 pm


Friday, January 26, 2024
12:00 noon to 1:00 pm


Friday, February 2, 2024
12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Each meeting held in PE 203 Dance Room, Main Folsom Lake College Campus

Mandatory In-Person Pre-Departure Meeting

Monday, June 3, 2024
4:00 to 6:00 pm
PE 203 Dance Room, Main Folsom Lake College Campus

Kyoto, Japan colorful city

Kyoto, Japan temple

Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto, Japan geisha

Kyoto, Japan sushi

Kyoto, Japan bamboo forrest


Debi Worth
Professor of Dance, Folsom Lake College
Phone: (916) 608-6775