Summer School Exchange: Kwansei Gakuin University – Cross Cultural College

Cross-Cultural College (CCC) is a collaborative education project jointly run by Mount Allison University, Queen’s University, Western University, University of Toronto and Kwansei Gakuin University (KGU). The program aims to educate students to become world citizens and leaders who can contribute to the growth and sustainability of a globalizing world with cross-cultural understanding and communication skills.

The program features two core courses for students to participate in an internship, and a problem-solving activities related to business. An emphasis on student mobility and teamwork provides opportunities to develop international networks, and nurtures active young people to become world citizens and leaders.

The Cross-Cultural College offers two courses students are able to take in the summer term:

Global Career Seminar in Japan (0.5 credits) – (August 3 to August 11) consisting of online and in-class sessions and a week-long collaborative research session at KGU.

Global Internship in Japan (0.5 credits) –  (August 18 to September 2)

Students that complete one or more courses through Cross-Cultural College may be eligible for the Certificate Program!

Credit Equivalency: 3 Credits from KGU = 0.5 UofT FCE

Housing: Housing is guaranteed, and fees for housing is included in the program fee.

Note: In addition to U of T tuition and incidental fees, there will be a program fee.  Program fee for Global Career Seminar in Japan is 145,000 YEN paid to KGU CCC Office directly. Program fee for Global Internship in Japan is 190,000 YEN paid to KGU CCC directly. Program fee for Global Career Seminar + Internship is 320,000 YEN paid to KGU CCC directly. Please email us at for detailed information on what is included in the program fee.


Country(ies): Japan
City: Nishinomiya
Institution: University


Accepting Applications: No
Timeline: Summer
Run By: CIE
For Credit: Yes

Deadlines: Summer: February 16, 2023


Language of Study: English
Level of Study: Undergrad
Subjects Available at Host: All
Program Type: Experiential Learning, Study
Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT
Program Fees: Additional program fee required
Funding: IE Awards and JASSO scholarship available


Schools/Faculties: All
Requirements: Minimum cGPA: 2.25