HJU Global Studies, Peace and Leadership Summer Seminar Overview

About the Summer Seminar
The 2012 Global Studies, Peace and Leadership Summer Seminar is a 5 week intensive international program hosted by Hiroshima Jogakuin University. Students from across Asia and North America experience virtual classroom preparation before embarking on a journey through Asia; comprised of a 1 week Peace Seminar and home-stays in Japan, followed by a 10-day social justice service learning project with partnering NGOs based in India and Thailand.

About the 5 Week Seminar Timeline

  • July 18- August 1
    • Experience: virtual classroom- based preparation; Site: home university
  • August 2
    • Travel/arrivals to Japan
  • August 3 – 8 
    • Experience: ‘Peace Seminar’(lectures, site visits, workshops) and home-stays; Site: Japan- HJU Campus
  • August 9
    • Travel to Fieldwork 
  • August 10-17
    • Experience: Service-learning field work with partner NGO; Sites: Thailand and India
  • August 18
    • Travel to Japan
  • August 19
    • Rest/Free Day
  • August 20-21
    • Experience: Group reports, guided debrief and next steps; Site: Japan- HJU Campus
  • August 22
    • Departures