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Summer Japanese Program

The Center for Japanese Studies at Nanzan University, renowned as a leader in the field of Japanese language education for more than 40 years, is now offering an intensive summer program of the same quality as its rigorous regular Japanese program. From 2018 we will expand our summer program to accommodate more students for longer periods – up to eight weeks! If you really want to learn Japanese, join our new summer program. You can also now transfer credits to your home university. We aim to offer places for approximately 70 students. You can choose from the following three courses!

Course A (90 min. × 8 times/week × 8 weeks)

8 weeks (152 hours) of intensive Japanese at 6 levels (from real beginners to pre-advanced), including a required 24 hours of conversation practice at the Japan Plaza (with Japanese Teaching Assistants (TAs)) or at the Multi-cultural Exchange Lounge, STELLA (with Japanese TAs).

Course B (90 min. × 8 times/week × 4 weeks)

4 weeks (76 hours) of intensive Japanese at 2 levels (from high-intermediate to pre-advanced), including a required 12 hours of conversation practice at the Japan Plaza (with Japanese TAs) or at the Multi-cultural Exchange Lounge, STELLA (with Japanese TAs).

Course C (90 min. × 8 times/week × 4 weeks)

4 weeks (76 hours) of intensive Japanese at 6 levels (from elementary to pre-advanced) including a required 12 hours of conversation practice at the Japan Plaza (with Japanese TAs) or at the Multi-cultural Exchange Lounge, STELLA (with Japanese TAs).

Course Schedule

Summer Program 2019
Course A, B Orientation June 4 – 5
Classes begin (Course A, B) June 6
Course C Orientation July 4
Classes begin (Course C) July 5
Course ends August 2

Application Period

February 1 - February 28

Application Procedure

Field Trips

There are field trips in the program that provide students with an opportunity to visit famous cultural spots around Nagoya such as Shirakawa-go and the Toyota Museum, as well as go to events such as the Grand Sumo Tournament.

Interaction with Japanese Students

Japan Plaza

This is a place where only Japanese may be used. You can communicate with Japanese students in their language in this special room. A teaching assistant is also on duty to help you! Japan Plaza is open from 12:45 to 5:45 p.m. on weekdays.

Multi-cultural Exchange Lounge (STELLA)

Japanese students plan cultural event for you.

Housing/Accommodation

Students have a choice of staying at Nanzan University’s international student dormitory for Japanese and foreign students, staying with Japanese host families, or arranging their own accommodation. Preferences for housing arrangements will be asked in the online application.

Fees

Course A, Course B (8 weeks)

Tuition: ¥260,000
Housing Fee: Shared apartment dormitory ¥80,000 or Homestay ¥120,000
Handling Fee (student insurance fee included): ¥30,000

Course C (4 weeks)

Tuition: ¥130,000
Housing Fee: Individual dormitory ¥80,000
Handling Fee (student insurance fee included): ¥30,000

Internship

In course B, students can experience internship for two weeks after one week training in class. Students will go to two different companies for one week each. The internship is followed up with post training in class. The companies for the internship in 2018 were as follow:

Globe-Trotter T & E Inc.

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Note that students will need to bring work clothes (such as a suit); also, students must pay for their transport costs to the companies.