OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

OUS: Japan, Waseda University

Program Administrator: 
OUS (Oregon University System)
Country: 
Japan
Host Institution: 

The Japanese Language and International Liberal Studies program at Waseda University (早稲田大学) offers students the opportunity to improve their Japanese language ability while at the same time completing a range of English language-based coursework. In addition to intensive Japanese language classes, students can choose from a wide variety of courses taught in English, including regionally-focused courses in history, economics, literature, communications and political science, as well as general courses in biology, mathematics and business. Students complete 6 hours per week of intensive Japanese language study and choose an additional 8 – 14 hours per week of subject area coursework.

Location: 

From the imperial palace to the skyscrapers of Japan, Tokyo is home to more than 11 million people and a dynamic confluence of commerce, culture, and industry. Tucked among the thriving financial, industrial and entertainment districts of the city are smaller neighborhoods with narrow streets, wooden houses and handicraft shops, each with a flavor and history all its own. Though Tokyo is densely populated, it offers pockets of calm in beautiful parks and gardens, quiet residential streets and tranquil temples and shrines. Tokyo provides a safe and exciting learning environment.

Duration: 
Academic year
Spring term
Fall/Winter Semester
Language: 
English
Language: 
Japanese
Class Format: 
Classes with Host-Country and International Students
Housing: 
Host Family
Requirement: 

Minimum 3.0 GPA
One year of college level Japanese

OUS Waseda Japan Deadlines

Fall/Winter Semester or Fall, Winter, Spring: February 15
Spring: October 15

Program Contact: 
Program Details: 

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Program Costs: 

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Academic emphasis: 
Asian Lang & Cultures
Biology
Computer Sci.
Earth Science
Economics
English
Environ. Science
Ethnic Studies
History
Japanese
Political Science

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