The Asian Studies Program is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure as students travel to countries across the globe. This program begins in May in Japan with a stop in Tokyo. Then students spend a couple of weeks living with a Japanese host family while attending classes at Ibaraki Christian University. The program continues in China with its famous silk markets, Terra Cotta Warriors, the Great Wall, Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City.

Sample Itinerary*

Note: The schedule includes classes, lectures and required sites at each location. 

Week 1 - Orientation on OC campus then touring in Japan

Week 2 - Homestays in Japan

Week 3 - Homestays in Japan

Week 4 - Homestays in Japan and then to Xi'an, China (or back to US for Japan only tour)

Week 5 - Xi'an, China

Week 6 - Beijing, China and then HOME!

* Please note - This is a sample itinerary ONLY. The schedule cannot be guaranteed and is subject to change.