Program Highlights for Nagasaki, Japan
- Live in a beautiful harbor city with a semitropical climate
- Join an overnight trip to Unzen National Park and a hot springs resort
- Choose from a range of Japanese society and culture courses taught in English and five levels of Japanese language
- Practice Japanese and make a friend with a Japanese conversation partner, who will help you adjust to your new home and introduce you to Japanese culture
Why Study in Nagasaki?
Japan is a fascinating country rich in culture and history with a diverse environment, the combination of which produces one of the most distinctive societies in the world. Nagasaki has unique layers of history, vibrant culture and arts, and is a lovely coastal location in which to live and study Japanese in the far west of Japan. The Nagasaki program offers a curriculum that gives students a range of courses focused on Japanese society and culture, and is an ideal program for beginning-level language study or for non-intensive language study at all levels. Students are required to take a Japanese language course from the choice of six levels, beginning to advanced. Other courses are taught in English or simplified Japanese, including courses covering traditional Japanese arts. Native-speaking conversation partners are assigned as well for you to gain real experience practicing Japanese and make a new friend. You may choose to stay for a semester or a full year.
2021-22 App. Cycle
2022-23 App. Cycle
Fall/Yearlong: Opens 9/1
Spring: Opens 9/1
Minimum GPA: 2.8
Minimum class standing: Sophomore
Open to degree-seeking students attending a 4-year institution at the time of application