Learn how Eric’s career as an acupuncturist gave him a chance to go back to Hikone.
Read the story of JCMU 2017-18 alum Bridget Hanchek, and discover how Hikone became a home away from home.
As Joseph writes, there is nothing comparable to immersing yourself in a foreign culture.
Read why Joey encourages future JCMU students to “not forget your roots.”
Read why Aaron encourages future JCMU students to “be yourself, study hard, participate in everything, and interact with the people of Hikone.”
Learn how a group of students immersed themselves in Japanese religion by living with Buddhists.
Read the story of JCMU 2017 Teaching English in Japan alum Cassie Walker, and discover how JCMU gave her the courage and experience needed to reach her goals.
How many amazing things did you experience while studying at JCMU?
Discover how in Shiga Crystal found a new family, a new language – and her second half.
Read how being away from the big cities gave Robert a new outlook on Japan.