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Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Semester / Year Abroad What Financial Aid Applies?: All Current Aid, GI Bill
Language of Instruction: English, Japanese Language Study Requirement: Yes
Internship: Yes Housing: Homestay, Residence Hall
Prereq. Language Study: None Meal Plan: Not Available
Recommended for Chapman Majors: Art, Digital Arts, Digital Imaging & Design, Economics, Film Studies/ Film Production/ Creative Producing/ Screenwriting/ Screen Acting, News & Documentary, Political Science, PR & Advertising, Psychology, Sociology, Strategic & Corporate Communication Recommended for Chapman Minors: Anthropology, Asian Studies, Japanese Studies
Program Description:

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Temple University, Japan Campus Study Abroad Programs

Tokyo festivalart history class in TokyoAzabu Hall, Temple Japan

The Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ), study abroad program offers U.S. undergraduates the opportunity to study in Tokyo for a semester or full academic year.. You may choose from a broad range of courses, including several focusing on Asia, and will study alongside bilingual Japanese students, who comprise about 40 percent of the student body, and with TUJ's international students from over 60 countries around the world.




A wide range of courses are available; here they are categorized into five broader areas of study:

  • Art
    • 3-D Design
    • Computer Imaging
    • Digital Photography
    • Drawing
    • Painting
    • Printmaking
  • Asian Studies
    Many Asian Studies courses are cross-listed with other disciplines such as:
    • American Studies
    • Anthropology
    • Art History
    • History
    • Political Science
    • Sociology
    • Psychology




Pre-departure Materials

Once accepted, we provide you with detailed pre-departure materials designed to guide you in preparing yourself for your time in Japan. Pre-departure materials include:

  • Course registration materials

  • Passport information and visa application instructions

  • Travel and arrival information

  • Insurance information

  • Health and safety information

  • Housing information

  • Billing document, containing confirmed tuition and program fees, and payment policies

  • Cultural information

Orientation Programs
Our staff hosts an orientation at Temple's Main Campus in Philadelphia during the semester prior to your departure. An on-site orientation is conducted in Tokyo during the first several days of the program.



Housing options include:

  • Program-arranged dorms and apartments
  • Program-arranged homestays available for selected students, with priority given to those with prior study of the Japanese language

  • Independent housing

For information about housing options, visit the Temple Japan Housing page.



Temple University

Education Abroad and Overseas Campuses

200 Tuttleman Learning Center

1809 N. 13th St.

Philadelphia, PA 19122


Temple Course Numbering System
All courses have full four-digit numbers. The first digit of a course identifies its level.
Courses numbered 0700 - 0999 are reserved for preparatory courses, General Education courses and Honors General Education courses.
Courses numbered 1000 - 1999 are appropriate for undergraduate students in their first year of study.
Courses numbered 2000 - 5999 are considered "upper level" for undergraduates.
Courses numbered 2000 - 2999 are appropriate for undergraduate students in their second year of study.
Courses numbered 3000 - 3999 are appropriate for undergraduate students in their third year of study.
Courses numbered 4000 - 4999 are appropriate for undergraduate students in their fourth year of study.

Academic Information

Chapman University maintains a record of the courses that previous study abroad students have taken, and the equivalent Chapman credit that was granted for each course. To view the course equivalencies for this program, click “Sample Pre-Approved Courses” at the top of each program brochure page. Please note that Sample Pre-Approved Courses are courses that have been previously requested by a Chapman student for credit. It is not a comprehensive list of all courses available at the institution. You may view the entire course catalog for this program by accessing the Temple University, Japan Campus website. Students are encouraged to request additional or revised equivalencies during the pre-departure process, which will be evaluated by the appropriate academic units on campus.
Credit and Grading Transfer

Credits from Temple University, Japan Campus will transfer as follows:

Credit at
Temple University, Japan Campus
Credit at Chapman University
4 credits 4 credits
3 credits 3 credits

Students must enroll in the equivalent of 12-18 Chapman credits.
Grade at
Temple University, Japan Campus
Grade at Chapman University

All courses must be taken for a letter grade. Classes taken as ‘Pass/Fail’ will not be accepted, with the exception of internships. Internships must be approved by the Center for Global Education.


This program is currently not accepting applications.