Intercultural Exchange Program

The Intercultural Exchange Program with Ritsumeikan University of Kyoto, Japan is a unique offering at Illinois College. The program brings 27 Japanese students to the College each spring for four weeks of study with Illinois College students participating as campus hosts and classroom assistants. As a part of the exchange, Ritsumeikan University hosts Illinois College students routinely for three weeks in the summer as part of the Illinois College Views of Japan BreakAway program. This study tour includes seven weeks of instruction in preparation for the trip to Japan.