DATES The dates of the Summer Sessions will be from Friday July 28 until Sunday August 13, 2017.
ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE All participants are expected to arrive on Friday July 28 to check-in to the capsule hotel.You are expected to check-out of the hotel on Sunday morning August 13, but the certification ceremony and wrap-up is till early afternoon. Please book your flights accordingly.
VISAPlease check with your local Japanese consulate if you need a Japanese visa. And apply in time to prevent delays.**For applicants from countries whose Japanese visa is restricted to 15 days, please get in touch with us for further instructions.**
LANGUAGEThe language of the Summer Sessions is English.
FOOD AND DRINKS
TIPPINGIt is not customary to tip in Japan.
SUBWAYThe best way to get around Tokyo is the subway. There are 3 subway companies running its own routes. A PASMO or SUICA metro pass will work on all 3 systems. You can purchase these at any metro station.
TAXISTaxis offer a late night alternative and cost around the €5 for a 15 minute ride.
BIKESTokyo has a bike share system featuring several bikes at stations across the entire city. You will need an IC card and credit card to use this system.
LAPTOPSAlthough not a necessity, we recommend bringing your laptop to help maximize your workflow during the Summer Sessions. There is WIFI at both the studio and hotel.
SMARTPHONESAlso, we will communicate on a daily basis using mobile apps such as Whatsapp and Slack, so a smartphone with a mobile data is advantageous. Data sim plans can be bought in Tokyo starting at €10.
CREDITS & CERTIFICATIONThe Summer Sessions is an official summer program of ArtEZ University of Art Arnhem and is offered for 4 ECTS credits to all eligible BA and MA students. An official credits transcript and certificate of participation will be awarded to each participant upon successful completion of the Summer Sessions.
ADDRESS WORKSPACEDesign Koishikawa2 Chome-5-7 KoishikawaBunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-0002Tel: +81 3-5689-5597
ADDRESS CAPSULE HOTELCapsule Net OMOTENASHI no OYADO6 Chome-8-20 UenoTaitō-ku, Tokyo 110-0005Directions
QUESTIONS?For questions regarding the Summer Sessions, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org