Japan Summer Program in Photography

Photography in Japan

The Japan Summer Program, Photography and Video in Japan: Exploring the Past and Present, offers an enriching academic and artistic experience in a place where modern technologies and ancient history meet. Home to internationally acclaimed contemporary artists, Japan is rich in museums and galleries that display classic Japanese art as well as contemporary art. As a student at the Kyoto University of Art and Design, a highly-respected art university in Japan, you will engage in lectures and critiques with professional Japanese artists. And you will have opportunities to explore diverse cities and sites, from Osaka to Tokyo to Hiroshima.

Experience Japan


  • Fee paid to IU (including academic fees, housing, one meal daily, excursions, health insurance): $6,965 for Indiana residents, $7,310 for nonresidents
  • Additional meals: $1,000
  • International airfare: $1,500

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The Japan Summer Program in Photography will not be offered in 2016.

Apply to the Japan Summer Program in Photography through the Office of Overseas Study.

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