Tufts in Japan
Accommodations and Meals
Students have their own small efficiency apartments in
the International House. Participants can cook for
themselves or eat at one of the university cafeterias.
Groceries can be purchased at the bottom of the hill,
just off campus. In addition, each student will be
matched with a Japanese family of which he/she will
become a satellite member.
The resident director conducts a week-long orientation
which introduces students to the University of Kanazawa
as well as to the surrounding area.
Students are encouraged to join one or more of the
student clubs on campus and to take part in
extracurricular activities. In addition, trips to the
mountains, the ocean, and to historic areas of Kanazawa
are arranged throughout the year. Field trips will
expose students to various Japanese art forms such as
ceramics, silk dyeing, lacquerware, and traditional