• Exchange

     Michigan-Shiga High School Exchange Program




    Program Details

    Shiga portion: June 24–July 11

    Michigan portion: Sep 3–19

    App Deadline: March 13

    Experience School Life in Japan

    Live with a Japanese host family and attend school with your host sibling.

    Discover Shiga

    Explore Michigan’s Sister State. Shiga is one of the most historic areas of Japan. Visit ancient temples, shrines, castles, natural hot springs, and more.

    Share Michigan

    A month after you return, your Japanese sibling will travel to the U.S. and live with you. While here, they will attend your classes and experience life in Michigan.

    Learn More

    For more information including eligibility, program fees, and how to apply, visit the 2020 Michigan-Shiga High School Exchange webpage. If you have any questions, contact program administrators by phone (517-355-4654) or e-mail (hs@jcmu.org).