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Short Courses

JCMU hosts short 2- or 3-week courses every summer, typically in May. The topics vary by year based on proposals by faculty leaders from various JCMU partner institutions.


Upcoming Short Programs

All short courses have been cancelled for 2022. JCMU intends to resume short course programming in 2023.


Past Short Programs

2020 - 2022 Summer Short Programs

No May Short programs were offered during 2020 or 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. JCMU will seek to resume summer short programs beginning in 2023.

2019 May Short Programs

No May Short Programs were offered in 2019.

2018 May Short Programs

  • Community, Culture, and Social Order (Criminal Justice; 3 credits)
  • The Crossroads of Japan (History; 3 credits)
  • Mindful Leadership, Creativity, and Engaged Learning (Psychology; 3 credits)