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The Japanese Language

Japan has been known for decades as one of the world's cultural, technological, and economic hubs and has long drawn students fascinated with the country's combination of millennia old traditions and stunning modern prowess across countless different fields. Learning Japanese offers not only the opportunity to experience firsthand the beautiful culture and people of this island nation, but to build a career around its long-standing social and economic importance worldwide.

The Japanese language will give you a competitive edge among Americans seeking to engage in East Asia's booming global market. Furthermore, Japanese language proficiency and cultural knowledge will give you the ability to form successful cross-cultural partnerships with Japanese people and in fields of study as diverse as architecture, politics, medicine, and literature.

Program Sites

Okayama, Japan
Okayama University
Jun 14, 2021 - Aug 06, 2021

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Featured Alumni Profiles

Julie Emory
Japanese 2020
Okayama, Japan
Tristan Hilderbrand
Japanese 2017
Hikone, Japan
Bridget O'Connor
Japanese 2019
Okayama, Japan