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◇2017 Autumn Course Details ◇
Course #2401 "Essential grammar for meaningful communication in Japanese" <Basic>
Course #2402  "Establish confidence in Speaking Japanese ! "<Pre-Intermediate>
Course #2403  "Modern Japan in Modern Japanese" <Intermediate>
Course #2404  "Beginners’ Japanese:Learn to communicate in 8 weeks" <Beginners>
Course #2405  "Japanese for Faculty and Staff" <Pre-Intermediate>
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Short-term Study Options

Non-Degree Program: English Track/Japanese Intensive Track

For international students who wish to study for 1 or 2 semesters and earn credits as full-time students. Starting every April and September.
Fields of study: Japanese Language, Japanese Studies, Comparative Culture, International Business and Economics, Social Studies
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Summer Session in Asian Studies

3-week summer course (late July to mid August) for people interested in Japanese society and culture. 6 undergraduate credits can be earned. On-campus classes + various field trips to shrines, museums, and Japanese traditional performances etc.
Tuition 175,000 yen for one/two course(s)
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Summer Session for Japanese Language

6-week intensive program. Beginner, intermediate, advanced-intermediate or advanced level Japanese language study. 6 credits can be earned.

Tuition 260,000yen
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January Session in Japanese Studies

4-week winter session which is run in January. Three courses (Japanese, Business and Media) are offered, and students can get one credit for Japanese course and two credits for Business or Media course.

Tuition 153,000 yen for two courses, 173,000 yen for three courses

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Japanese Language Courses (Extention Program)

Non-credits Japanese language courses for people who live in Japan.
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