The Centre for International Experience coordinates a Student Exchange Program. The Program has partnerships with numerous universities in East Asia. The Program provides EAS students with a wonderful opportunity to develop their language skills.
To find the list of participating institutions in China, Japan, and South Korea, please visit: http://www.cie.utoronto.ca/Exchange-Programs/Exchange-Institutions/By-Country.htm
For additional information on the programs, such as CGPA requirements, please visit:
In conjunction with Woodsworth College, the Department offers courses during June and July at the University of Hong Kong.
Summer Abroad Program in East Asia
Complete a UofT course overseas in 4-6 weeks!
The Summer Abroad programs are designed to enrich students’ academic lives by providing an exciting and educational international experience.
Sample course: EAS395Y Leadership and Governance in China (2012)
More information about the program, photo galleries, and student testimonials can be found from https://summerabroad.utoronto.ca/index.php/program/China-HongKong
China-Shanghai and Beijing
More information about the program, photo galleries, and student testimonials can be found from https://summerabroad.utoronto.ca/index.php/program/China-Shanghai
EAS Japanese language courses
The program is designed for students who wish to enhance their Japanese language skills while learning about Japanese culture. The program in Tokyo offers the choice of seven levels of language instruction (including beginners). Classes are small (10-15 students) and take place in the mornings, Monday to Friday.
More information about the program, photo galleries, and student testimonials can be found from https://summerabroad.utoronto.ca/index.php/program/Japan
Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan
Cross Cultural College (CCC) Program
In collaboration with U of T, Queen’s University and Mount Allison University, Kwansei Gakuin University (KGU) offers a unique opportunity for students who wish to live in a multicultural environment and build skills to become a global citizen.
Accommodation subsidy and scholarship are available!
More information about the CCC program, in regards to various academic courses under summer option can be found from
The Centre for International Experience also has information about the CCC program at http://cie.utoronto.ca/Exchange-Programs/Exchange-Institutions/Summer-Options.htm