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The Japan Center for Michigan Universities (JCMU) is a study abroad program, a product of the strong  sister-state relationship between the State of Michigan and Shiga Prefecture. It is located on the shore of Lake Biwa in the City of Hikone, Shiga Prefecture, Japan. Our programs are dedicated to building relationships between Japanese, Americans, and other nationalities through active learning and participation in language, culture, family life and society. JCMU has been welcoming students of all majors since 1989. Students do not need to attend a member university to participate.
Japanese Language & Culture Programs
Summer Intensive Japanese Language
Semester Japanese Language & Culture
Career/Culture Programs 2015 May Short Programs
Health & Culture of JapanEnvironmental Sciences in JapanTeaching English in Japan
Summer Internship Program
May 2015 Crossroads of Japan Course
May 2015 Mokuhanga Woodblock Printing CourseMay 2015 Japanese Religions & Art
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  JCMU • International Center, 427 N. Shaw Lane, Room 110, East Lansing, MI 48824
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